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SAR Academy Training

August 29, 2022

Mike Loney, SCVSAR Vice President

On August 27-28, Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue held its semi-annual SAR Academy. It’s a weekend full of training for new and returning SAR members to learn and practice the myriad of skills they will need.

We cover grid searching, splinting, litter packaging and handling, compass navigation, radio comms, GPS, SARGAR safety, and overnight survival skills among others. Please be prepared for your outdoor adventures. Don’t forget to bring the 10 essentials and always leave a trip plan at home with someone reliable and trusted.

Rest assured, whether you’re prepared or not, we will be…