Training Descriptions, Requirements & Prerequisites



Members are required to participate and demonstrate a working knowledge in certain core requirements. Participation in these training events is pre-requisite to be mission eligible. Additionally these training requirements satisfy the mandate of the Washington State Administrative code and prepare the members for issues specific to mountain rescue.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Rigging (annual 2 day training)Patient packaging (annual)

Blood Borne Pathogens (annual)

CPR (annual)

Helicopter (bi-annual)

Snow Training (bi-annual)

Navigation (bi-annual)

First aid (2-3 years as specified by course)

Additional Field Training

Glacier Rescue and Recovery

Advanced Rigging

Mock Mission (practice operation)