Preventative SAR

GETTING HELP
APRIL 14, 2021

For many of us, hiking and spending time in the mountains is a great activity to relax, exercise, and enjoy the great outdoors. Having a problem and getting lost is not something we hope to experience, but it raises an important question, “What do I do when I think I might be lost in the backcountry?“

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AVALANCHE AWARENESS
MARCH 16, 2021

In light of the recent avalanche incident on Mt. Baldy and in the interest of safety and Preventative Search and Rescue (PSAR), we’re sharing the following general information about avalanche risks and travel in avalanche terrain.

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PLAN
FEBRUARY 28, 2021

As a result of recent events, we’d like to remind people about safety in the mountains. While hiking is a rewarding activity, please remember that you are responsible for your own safety. Be cautious if you are relying on others.

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THE ELEVEN ESSENTIALS
NOVEMBER 11, 2020

The Ten Essentials list was created in the 1930s by The Mountaineers, a Seattle-based organization for climbers and outdoor adventurers, to help people respond positively to an accident or emergency and safely spend a night (or more) outside. While we know taking a daypack on a 1.5 mile hike sounds absurd, we believe it’s better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

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