Our rescue team responds to approximately 40 missions each year. In addition, the team conducts wilderness safety courses for children, recruits new members very other year and hosts a challenging 5K and 10K Run for Rescue fundraising event. Visit the Commander's Corner to find out about the latest team activities.
Wilderness, by its very nature, has risks. The best way to prevent accidents and mishaps on ANY trip is to prepare before you head out. Check out some tips to remember when planning your trip as well as some things to keep in mind while on the trail.
The West Valley Search and Rescue team is currently seeking volunteers to assist with command post operations during SAR missions. These activities include radio communications, mapping, transportation, incident documentation and many other responsibilities. Physical demands are significantly less that those required for regular field SAR members. For more information, click the box below.