Tag: SAR

Two Snowmobilers Fatally Buried in Montana Avalanche

It is confirmed that two snowmobilers have died in an avalanche in the Lake Dinah area near Seeley Lake, Montana on New Year's Day.

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…