ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA) — Authorities are asking hikers who frequent the Mount Waterman area for help finding a man who said he got lost while hiking along Angeles Crest Highway.
(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)
The unidentified man texted a friend Monday at about 6 p.m., saying he was lost and his cell phone was dying, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
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The man’s car was found near Buckhorn Campground/Trailhead, but it’s not known which trail he took from there.
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The missing hiker sent a picture of his legs he sat on rocks high above a canyon to his friend earlier during his hike. Authorities say the hiker’s legs in the picture look dirty, possibly from being in a burn area on the mountain. The hiker also wore blue shoes.