Search & Rescue Equipment

A search can happen anytime; your gear should be ready all the time.

ATV Gear

  • Full Face Helmet

  • Goggles

  • Leather Gloves

  • Boots (over the ankle)

  • Individual First Aid Kit

  • Small Backpack

  • Wire/Fence Cutters or Bolt Cutters

  • Hydration

  • Repair Kit

    • Spark Plugs for your ATV

    • Spare Fuses

    • 8" Crescent Wrench

    • Heavy Duty Multi-tool or High Leverage Combination Pliers

    • Screwdriver with multiple bits

    • ATV Jumper Cables

    • Electrical tape

    • Bailing Wire

    • Tire Plug Kit

    • Fit-A-Flat or Slime

    • Small Air Compressor

    • Tow Strap

    • Snatch Block

Snowmobile

  • Full Face Helmet

  • Ski/Snow Goggles for day and night (different lens or goggles)

  • Small Bag (to be worn)

    • Individual First Aid Kit

    • Hydration

    • Avalanche Shovel

    • Avalanche Probe

    • 20 feet of Parachute Cord

    • 15 feet of 1inch tubular webbing.

    • Fire Start Kit (match, lighter, flint, etc.)

    • Extra Socks

    • Extra Gloves

    • Extra Hat

    • Headlamp/Flashlight

    • Emergency Food

    • Small Saw

  • Balaclava

  • Avalanche Beacon

  • Repair Kit

    • Spare Spark Plugs

    • Spare Belt

    • 8" Crescent Wrench

    • Heavy Duty Multi-tool or High Leverage Combination Pliers

    • Electrical Tape

    • Snowmobile Tow Strap

Swiftwater Rescue

  • PFD (Coast Guard Type III/IV) may be a rescue PFD

  • Helmet

  • Thermal Protection (drysuit and liner or 7mm wetsuit)

  • Footwear

  • Gloves

  • Knife (on PFD)

  • Throw Bag

  • Whistle (no cork balls)

  • Locking Carabiners

  • Pulley

  • 15 feet of 1-inch tubular webbing

  • Strobe (on PFD)

  • Glow Sticks

  • Individual First Aid Kit

  • Baby powder (for a wetsuit)

  • Towel

  • Swimsuit

  • Optional

    • Snorkel

Technical Rope Rescue

  • Small Backpack (<4000 cu in)

    • Climbing Helmet

    • Gloves

    • Eye Protection

    • Climbing Boots

    • Climbing Harness

    • Rappeling Device (ATC)

    • 5x Locking Carabiners (22kN+)

    • 2x Non-Locking Carabiners

    • Small Prusik Minding Pulley

    • 5 meters of 7mm cordelette

    • Sewn Prusik

    • Spectra Runner (20kN)

    • Short Purcell prusik

    • Long Purcell prusik

    • 48 inch sewn/tube webbing runners

    • Headlamp w/ spare batteries

    • Personal First Aid Kit