During this 3 day/24 hour course you'll learn all of the basics of the Wilderness Search & Rescue industry. This course is for anyone interested in volunteering or starting a career as SAR personnel. You'll learn common navigations practices used in SAR, human tracking, Class III rope skills, search management, wilderness survival, campcraft, equipment selection/use, patient packaging and much more!


  • Byram Township, NJ
  • Lincroft, NJ

*This course can be run in your location. Please call our office to speak with a representative about requirements and pricing.

Cost Per Person: $325

Course Length: 3 days/24 hours (1 overnight)

What's Included: All group gear is included: technical gear, tents, cooking equipment, water filtering/purifying equipment, maps, helmet, harness.

Our instructors have over 25 years of experience in the Mountain Rescue and Search & Rescue industries and are full-time professionals in this field.

This course is for any individual who would be a first responder to a subject injured or stuck in mountainous, high angle terrain (Class IV or Class V). During this 2 day, course you'll learn all of the necessary skills to access, stabilize, lower/raise a subject in this type of terrain.


  • Byram Township, NJ
  • Pipersville, PA
  • Catskills, NY
  • Blairstown, NJ

*Other optional locations, please call to book these:

  • Columbia NJ
  • Blairstown NJ
  • Stockton NJ
  • Pipersville PA
  • Catskills NY
  • Crowders Mountain NC
  • Oak Creek Canyon/Flagstaff AZ
  • Adirondacks NY

Cost Per Person: $225

Course length: 2 days/16 hours​

What's Included: All technical equipment (personal and group), certified climbing guide/mountain rescue professional.

*If you would like to run this course at a location of your choice with your department, squad, unit, etc. please contact our office (800) 543-5905

Introduction to Mountain Rescue

Intro to Wilderness Search & Rescue