John Sikes recently completed an intensive rigging for rescue class and will be sharing what he learned this month. Keep an eye on the calendar and your emails so you don’t miss this training. Advertisements
Training on Three Sisters: A mock call out for a missing person last seen at the ITN trail head. After a briefing members were split into three teams each taking a different rout to the middle sister. Teams then camped … Continue reading
Meeting at Bayside firehall at 7:00pm John Cry (a biologist with ADF&G) will give a bear safety talk with emphasis on back country and camping awareness. Dicky will detail the July 21-22 planned overnight exercises. All members are encouraged to … Continue reading
A great class with Deb Ajango! Two days of learning how to deal with emergencies in the field, and how to recognize if it’s a “BIG” deal or a “little” deal.
Upcoming training for July and August slots are going to be an overnight full gear camping trip and a simulated rescue. The overnight will consist of a hike to the camp site with a full 24hr pack. Objectives include: navigating, … Continue reading
KISAR is hosting a wilderness first aid class June 23rd and 24th. This is a 20hr class with hands on learning from professional instructor Deb Ajango. There are a limited number of slots available for members of the public @ … Continue reading
KISAR members got advanced snow travel raining including self arrest with ice axe, rope rescue using snow anchors, and a Coast Guard helo crew assisted with basket rescue operations.
KISAR board member Philip Tschersich put together this video of our training day with the USCG.
This weekend we partnered up with US Coast Guard to do some Helicopter training in the mountains around Kodiak. Purpose of this training was to get more familiarized with operating with the Cost Guard in a winter environment. KISAR spent … Continue reading
KISAR members took part in a two day training with the Alaska Avalanche School this past weekend. Over the two days members worked on improving there high/low angle rope skills.