Bush Search and Rescue

LUMC has members involved in Bush Search and Rescue.

The next training for BSAR is 22-23 June. Sign up by 10 June. All experienced bushwalkers are encouraged to attend - contact Reshmi is our BSAR rep - contact ua.gro.cmul|gnivac#ua.gro.cmul|gnivac for more information

Participating in club activities, particularly bushwalking and xc skiing are good ways to increase your skills so that you can join Bush Search and Rescue LUMC periodically organises info nights on BSAR and recommends members for attendance at the annual BSAR training sessions and endorses members for the BSAR call out list

Bush Search and Rescue


As a prospective member of BSAR you need to (you are encouraged to attend training if you only currently meet some but not all of the criteria and when you are ready the club can nominate you for the BSAR call out list)

  • be an experienced overnight bushwalker or ski tourer
  • have successfully completed an extended walk of at least four days or more (plus a lot of other weekend walks)
  • have had snow camping experience (and be competent at snow skills)
  • be a competent off-track navigator
  • be fully equipped for overnight walking (including owning most of own gear)
  • be sufficiently fit for prolonged heavy scrub bashing in difficult terrain
  • be at least 18 years of age

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