Rescue Blog

Swiftwater Training and Swiftwater Instructing in HI

Hawaii Swiftwater Rescue Course

Don Lester, an Instructor Trainer for Sierra Rescue and Rescue 3 International, is currently teaching an SRT Unit 1, and SRTA and a Water Instructor Course. Although we are experiencing…..

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Wilderness First Responder

This spring we have been busy with our wilderness first responder courses. Beginning this past January we have taught 6 full first responders  and 4 WFR re-certs. Most recently we…..

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Hypothermia: kicking the cold

Weather and water can be unpredictable, and often paddlers are caught off-guard by an unexpected storm or an unplanned swim.  With cold related problems, good prevention is key, and understanding…..

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Boater safety. Know before you go.

Boat safe. Be prepared. One of the mainstays when approaching any rescue centers on the “K.I.S.S” theory: Keep it simple and safe. As rescue efforts unfold adhering to this simple…..

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