911 for Emergency / Non-emergency 801-840-4000 support@slcosar.org

non-profit, all -volunteer organization


We are members of the following National Organizations:

The Mountain Rescue Association is an internationally recognized accreditation organization created by volunteers from search and rescue teams throughout the world.

The American Society for Testing and Materials is respected worldwide for standards in many fields. We are a participant on the committee currently working on national Search and Rescue standards. There are several competing sets of national standards for Search and Rescue being developed at this time by different organizations. The ASTM standards are being written with the full participation of Search and Rescue members and teams.

The National Association for Search and Rescue.

Other Utah teams’ websites:

Rope Rescue and Climbing Discussion Forums and Lists:

Rescue Gear and Equipment Testing:

Test results and papers from pull-testing of rescue and climbing equipment.

Avalanche and Mountain Weather Information:

This site has local mountain weather forecasts and access to the automated snow sites

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In the event of an emergency, dial 911

For a Search and Rescue Emergency – Call 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Dispatch: (801) 840-4000