A number of emergency services are available along Highway 50 leading up to Echo Summit, including medical care, fire, search and rescue, sheriff and others.
1100 Marshall Way, Placerville, CA
(530) 622-1441 or (916) 933-2273
Full service hospital, including emergency department, cardiac services, diagnostic imaging, surgical, respiratory care, and much more.
Marshall Medical Center
2170 South Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Full service hospital, emergency services, urgent care, imaging, surgery, orthopedics, infusion therapy, birthing center
Barton Health Hospital
4040 Carson Road, Camino, CA
2840 Mt. Danaher Road, Camino, CA
16211 Strawberry Ln.
Search and Rescue teams are usually coordinated through the local sheriffs department or fire agency. If you are in need of search and rescue help, call 911.
If you are at Sierra at Tahoe Ski Area in the winter, also contact the Ski Patrol.
El Dorado County Search and Rescue
El Dorado County Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer arm of the El Dorado County Sheriff's office.
300 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA
(530) 621-5655 El Dorado County Sheriff
1360 Johnson Blvd #100, South Lake Tahoe, CA
3031 LoHi Way, Placerville, CA
(530) 622-1110 California Highway Patrol
2063 Hopi Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) is a nonprofit air ambulance service that brings rapid,
on-site emergency care to critically ill and/or injured patients.
1901 Airport Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
12151 Airport Road, Jackson, CA
The El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol is a volunteer organization working with the Eldorado National Forest. They patrol backcountry areas where they might be of assistance to winter travelers. Among the areas you may encounter them is the Crystal Basin, especially around Loon Lake. They also patrol along the Highway 50 corridor and Echo Lakes.
They serve snowshoers and cross country skiers as needed with emergency first aid, information, maps,
trail marking and maintenance, and assistance to other emergency responders.
El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol