CL Mountain Rescue Group volunteers renew skills

CL Mountain Rescue Group volunteers renew skillsMembers of the China Lake Mountain Rescue Group travel to the snow-covered slopes near Lake Tahoe to participate in the annual re-accreditation, which renews maintain search and rescue qualifications required by the Mountain Rescue Association. The MRA is a national volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education. The California Region of the Mountain Rescue Association consists of more than 20 rescue teams from throughout the state of California. Accredited teams must meet the high standards of the MRA and must be re-evaluated in each of the three search and rescue skills. CLMRG is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, commemorating its 60-year anniversary, affiliated with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, a member of the Mountain Rescue Association, and funded in part by the United Way. — Courtesy photo

Story First Published: 2019-03-15