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    Swiftwater Rescue Courses

    As the California and Western Regional Training Center for Rescue 3 International, Sierra Rescue is the ideal choice for your swift water rescue training needs. With over 25 years of experience, our classes are customized for your environment.

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    Wilderness First Aid Courses

    Our wilderness first aid classes are focused on giving you hands on skills and knowledge so that you can make educated decisions and know what to do when confronted with a wilderness setting emergency.

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    Technical Rope Rescue Courses

    These technical ropes courses are hands on and field oriented. A short classroom session is followed by multiple days of practical field experience.

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    Custom Courses

    We can create any training experience for your organization!

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Sierra Rescue is the California & West Coast Regional Training Center for Rescue 3 International.

Sierra Rescue specializes in the Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Technician, Whitewater River Rescue, Wilderness Medicine, Technical Rope Rescue, Technical Animal Rescue and Wilderness First Responder Courses,with rescue training facilities near Quincy, CA on the Feather River, Coloma, CA on the South Fork American River, and in Knights Ferry, CA on the Stanislaus River.
With more than 25 years experience ...Read More About Us

Sierra Rescue has trained Government Agencies, Fire Departments, Universities & more ...


  • California Fish and Game
  • US Forest Service employees
  • US Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers;
  • Humboldt, Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • US Air Force Pararescue 58th Squadron,
  • Las Vegas and 306th Pararescue Squadron
  • NCOIC Medical/Water Operations
  • Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ
  • Ventura County SAR
  • US Border Patrol BORSTAR
  • US Fish & Wildlife
  • US Department of Water Resources
  • USGS
  • Pacific State Marine Fisheries Commission

University & Colleges:

  • Stanford University
  • University of Puget Sound
  • UC Davis
  • Sacramento State
  • Weber State University
  • University of Louisianna
  • Feather River College
  • Palomar College

Fire Departments:

  • Palo Alto Fire
  • Ceres Fire
  • City of Oxnard Fire
  • Stanislaus Fire District
  • Fairbanks Fire
  • Norco Fire
  • LA Fire and Life Guards
  • Long Beach Fire and Life Guards
  • Sierra Vista Fire Department & RATS
  • Squaw Valley Fire
  • East Contra Costa Fire
  • Chula Vista Fire

Other Agencies:

  • Stillwater Sciences Consulting
  • Power Engineering Contractors
  • Korea Rescue Services
  • Heavenly Valley Ski Patrol
  • Squaw Valley Ski Patrol
  • Hualapai River Runners
  • Cardno ENTRIX
  • BLM - Medford, OR
  • Americorps Watershed Stewards
  • Lassen National Park
  • Arizona Raft Adventures (AzRA)
There's Lots More! Click here for a complete list of our past clients