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Search & Rescue members meet each Thursday for ongoing training. Members also give up several weekends each year for advanced training and mock searches.

All COSAR members are trained in the following:

Ground Search Methods
Navigation with maps and GPS
First Aid
Rescue Methods
Helicopter Safety
Outdoor Survival
Emergency Scene Management
Avalanche Safety
Radio Communications
As members gain experience they may take further advanced training in the following:

Ground Search Team Leader
Search Management
Advanced First Aid/Wilderness First Aid
Ground SAR Instructor
Avalanche Rescue
High Angle Rope Rescue