60th Anniversary Commemorative Book is now online!

If you were not able to join us for our 60th Anniversary in October, we invited you to read the Commemorative Book online. I hope you enjoy the pictures and stories from the team's past and present. Thank you again for supporting…Read More


The Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team is honored to be chosen as a finalist in the Seattle's Best Brew-lanthropy Project. Visit the Seattle's Best Facebook page to see some great pictures of the team and to vote.

MRA Recertification 2009

On March 7th, the team participated in the California Region MRA Recertification exam on Snow and Ice Rescue, hosted by Placer County Mountain Rescue at the Squaw Valley ski area. The problem consisted of two parts, a multi-burial avalanche drill and an…Read More

Recruiting Season!

Sierra Madre Search and Rescue is currently looking for the next group of outdoorspeople to carry on the traditions of the team. If you are interested, or know someone who is, visit smsr.org to download an application.

Santa Anita Fire

The team played an active role in keeping users of the trails and campgrounds around Sierra Madre safe during the Santa Anita Fire. Visit http://smsr.org/component/option,com_gallery2/Itemid,69/?g2_itemId=721 to see photos of the team in action during the…Read More

MRA recertification in Technical Rock Skills

On March 1st, the team completed its annual recertification exam for membership in the Mountain Rescue Association (mra.org). This year's test was on technical rock rescue. The team must certify in three disciplines (snow and ice, search and tracking, and…Read More
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