The All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) team for Deschutes County Search & Rescue is ready 24/7 to mount up and do the dirty work. When these guys get paged expect a lot of ground to get covered in a short amount of time. The ATV is capable of providing search containment, hauling gear, transporting SAR members, assisting with fire evacuations, and extracting the lost or injured subject. This team’s specialized equipment includes and ambusled to extract seriously injured subjects.
Special thank you to our sponsors for helping our Search & Rescue ATV Team stay tuned up and ready to save lives. The equipment and teams are locked and loaded because of you. From searching miles of trail in our forests to performing road containment, their skill sets are vast.
The ATV team will respond to Search & Rescue missions with adequate personnel trained and qualified to ride as well as adequate equipment to support the mission. The team maintains competency in road and trail searches, fire evacuation, gear transport, and patient evacuation.