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KISAR meeting February 20

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday February 20 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. Following the general membership meeting (~7:30 PM) Chris Bruno will present a slideshow and lecture on avalanche awareness including snowpack, weather, terrain, and … Continue reading

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KISAR and USCG Avalanche Training

KISAR has been proud to work with the USCG Air Station Kodiak for years to extend their reach and effectiveness in non-maritime SAR cases. As part of an ongoing training coordination effort, KISAR is offering avalanche awareness, snowpack assessment, and … Continue reading

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January Avalanche Training

KISAR will hold a general membership training on Saturday January 18 covering avalanche transceiver use and avalanche rescue. We will meet at 9:30 AM at Bayside Fire Hall to go over gear and possible training scenarios. The training itself will … Continue reading

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KISAR meeting January 16

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday January 16 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. Following the general membership meeting (7:30 PM) Philip will present a slideshow and lecture on avalanche transceiver theory and use that will lay … Continue reading

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December Rope Training

KISAR will conduct a general membership rope training on Saturday, December 7. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 am for some classroom activities and then, weather permitting, will do some field exercises outside around noon. If the … Continue reading

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No November meeting

KISAR will not be holding a membership meeting for the month of November. Everyone have a great Thanksgiving!

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KISAR Training November 16

KISAR will hold a training on Saturday, November 16. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 AM for a briefing before proceeding to the end of Monashka Bay Road at White Sands Beach for an¬†orienteering and small-team search … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting September 19

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday September 19 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. After the meeting we will go over the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) mobile phone app for search and rescue field … Continue reading

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August Climbing Training

For KISAR’s August training, a number of members headed out to Anton Larsen Bay to rock climb on a granite wall. It required a short boat ride and was mostly meant to be a fun outing but also teach basic … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting August 15

KISAR will hold its monthly general membership meeting this Thursday August 15 at 7:00 pm at Bayside Fire Hall. The Kodiak Deputy Fire Chief , Frank Dorner, will go over both arm and leg vacuum splints that have been added … Continue reading

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