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TNSAR Training

The Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team holds several training sessions every month throughout the autumn, winter, and spring. Training exercises vary from the ubiquitous terrain familiarization to first aid, avalanche safety or backcountry navigation. The Team trainings are designed to be fun and informative and all Team members are encouraged to attend. The TNSAR garage is located at 223 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City, next to the Tahoe City Fire Department.

The following important notes are for training participants:

The following important notes are for training leaders:

APRIL 13 (Sat) -- SQUAW TO SUGAR BOWL

Join Troy for a classic Tahoe tour. Come prepared for a big day, as this is a 13 mile hike in the summer. Rescheduled from February.

MAY 1 (Wed) -- MT. SHASTA PREP
Prep and plan the Mt. Shasta trip. bring pack and equipment you are going to use if you are unsure of what to bring

MAY 4 (Sat) -- MT. SHASTA TERRAIN FAMILIARIZATION- HIGH ALTITUDE TRAINING
Join Andrew for an ascent of Mt. Shasta. Plan is to drive up on friday night and stay in Mt. Shasta City, Then ski up and down on Saturday and drive home. Operations up to 14,400 are a part of our Type 1 Nordic status so come on out


Training is an essential part of the Team's activities--new skills are learned, old skills honed, dormant skills rewakened.

Please arrive at the garage ready to depart. Noted times are for departure. Be sure to come to the Team trainings equipped with personal gear--specialized equipment can be borrowed from the Team truck. The Team Garage is located at 223 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City behind the Chevron Station.

The goal of TNSAR is to conduct fast and safe rescues, and to help educate the public on winter safety. If you would like to help TNSAR in this cause, please use the following PayPal donate link. Thanks!

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