VOLUNTEER RESCUERS NEEDED
The Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit (BAMRU) is looking for mountaineers and people with wilderness medical training who enjoy the outdoors, teamwork, physical challenge and helping other people.
BAMRU is currently ramping up for its 2013 recruiting season. If you are interested in Search and Rescue and want to come learn more about our team/recruiting process please join us for one of the three scheduled Bay Area recruiting events. Several BAMRU members will be present to discuss and answer questions about the team and recruiting process.
RECRUITING EVENTS (Look for BAMRU members in red uniforms):
Oakland: Wednesday, Dec. 12th 7-9 pm - Pacific Coast Brewing Co.
Mountain View: Monday, Dec. 17th 7-9 pm - Tied House
San Francisco: Wednesday, Dec. 19th 7-9 pm - Southern Pacific Brewing Co.
Stop by anytime. BAMRU members will be there from 7-9pm.
BAMRU is a volunteer wilderness search and rescue team specialized for operations involving difficult terrain, challenging weather conditions, or high altitude. We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area and respond throughout California as an accredited member of the Mountain Rescue Association, a FEMA and California OES Type I search and rescue resource and is a volunteer branch of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Department.
BAMRU members are men and women who share a desire to put their specialized outdoors skills to use in the service of people missing or injured in the wilderness. BAMRU members are climbers, skiers, mountaineers and backpackers. Self-sufficiency is a trademark of BAMRU. Members are prepared to operate in the field autonomously and without support, for up to 72 hours.