Breaking News
Home » Headlines » County » Madera County SAR Teams Train For Winter Rescues

Madera County SAR Teams Train For Winter Rescues

SAR snow training 3 - photo courtesy Madera Co SheriffMADERA COUNTY — Madera Snow Search and Rescue volunteers, ‪Madera Sheriff OHV‬, ‪‎Madera County Sheriff deputies‬ and two Sierra National Forest officers conducted snow training Saturday, Jan 16.

The teams trained on snowmobiles, tracked ATVs, tracked UTVs and a snow cat. Teams also conducted GPS and avalanche beacon training.

Training started off at 8 a.m. and it rained on the teams for a couple hours, but it was a successful event with everyone learning valuable skills for locating those lost in winter conditions.

SAR snow training 1 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 9 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 8 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 7 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 6 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 5 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff SAR snow training 4 - photo courtesy Madera Co Sheriff

Leave a Reply

Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online