A third member of the party used a GPS beacon to summon rescuers, NPS said
The names of the hikers were not released, although the man was described as from San Jose, California.
The injured woman, described as from Milpitas, California, was rescued from a ledge and was later transported by air to a hospital in Reno, Nevada, where she underwent surgery.
“The parks responded to eight separate search and rescue incidents over the three-day holiday weekend,” according to public affairs at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
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