Tag: SAR

Essential Safety Gear for Mountain Sledders!

Here’s our list of key essential safety gear that every sledder should consider packing along for a ride in the mountains. We’ve broken the list down into three levels of priority, from…

The Anatomy of a Search and Rescue Call Out in BC

SAR Managers frequently dispatch a small initial strike-team to respond rapidly via helicopter, which resolves most responses within a short period of time. This rapid-deployment unit will include an avalanche technician, a…

Utah Launches Search and Rescue Assistance Subscription Service

The cost of a Search and Rescue effort to assist a backcountry user in distress can add up quickly. Many rescues require the use of helicopter time and specialized equipment, which can run the…