3:32pm July 5th, 2019 [Facebook]
Friday SAR Team Spotlight
Rocky Search and Rescue, as with most other Search and Rescue Groups, utilizes a variety of resources and skills to accomplish our goals. Whether on a Search Mission, Volunteering at a Community Function or Teaching a group of school children about out door survival, our members are recognized as highly skilled, highly trained individuals with the resources available to successfully complete their tasks.
Ground Search & Rescue
These members are the heart of our hasty teams. They have completed a 40 hour program consisting of training in the fundamentals of search and rescue, the type of equipment they should consider carrying, basic skills in map and compass and an overview of other aspects involved in Search and Rescue.
These members may not have completed the Fundamentals program as yet, but may be qualified to assist at the Command Post or Office in town. There is always a need for call-out personnel, radio operators, scribes, and runabouts.
Preventative Search & Rescue (PSAR)
Our members are involved in a variety of community based information programs. We are always searching for persons willing to train and teach our Adventure Smart Program. This program is designed for children of all ages and provides them with basic knowledge and skills to survive in the event they get lost. Members try to maintain a high profile during community events, passing out information and assisting other groups in our area. During many long weekends you will find our members visiting campgrounds with pamphlets and information on our organization.
Mountain Rescue Team
Our Mountain Rescue Team is a dedicated group of highly trained individuals. They are a fully accredited team with the Mountain Rescue Association. Follow this link to see some of their pictures.
Many of our members have found niches they like and have furthered their training. Some of these persons have trained in Ice Rescue; Radio Operations; Advanced Medical; Critical Incident Stress Management; and some have even gone on to become certified as instructors in many fields.