Ski Patrol Rescue Team (SPART)

Monthly Archives: January 2015

SPART Members Doug Burchard, Randy Riggs, Sumi Lavin, Isaac Ginsberg, and Frank Rossi taught classroom sessions for a NSP Avalanche Level 1 course. Attendance was full, with 30 students from area patrols and King County Search and Rescue. Avalanche education and outreach is one of SPART’s primary missions. While field trips are normally at Snoqualmie Pass, this year the sessions are split due to the low snow pack. One session was at… Read More

Every year, SPART hosts a booth at the Summit at Snoqualmie Safety Fair. This is an opportunity to educate the public about backcountry safety and the role of Search and Rescue. If you’re around, stop by and visit!

The 2015 KCSARA training calendar is available at Visit the site to find upcoming courses offered by KCSARA and its member units.

King County is hosting the 2015 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference. KCSARA, including SPART members, is busy planning for the conference. In the mean time, check out for more information!

A major “Thank You!” to everyone who came out and visited SPART at our 2015 Winter Wanderland event. Enjoy good company, get to know members of our Ski Patrol Rescue Team (SPART)! See rescue gear that SPART and other winter rescue teams use on rescues. Imbibe good spirits, feed your soul and spend freely on quality rescue gear because proceeds from those purchases go to our volunteer unit! When: 6pm, January 21, 2015… Read More