Helmet cam SAR mission

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Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby crossfitter » Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:54 am

I ran across a pretty interesting video of some SAR badasses doing their thing. I thought many of you might enjoy it:

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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby jduncan » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:16 am

Pretty cool and thanks for posting that. Another great example of why I am appreciative for what SAR does day in and day out!
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby cybrhikr » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:42 am

I agree, very cool. Thanks from me too for posting the link. Those SAR guys certainly have my respect and admiration.

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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby skiwall » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:12 pm

That's awesome. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby rking007 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:20 pm


Thank you to all Search and Rescue teams!!!
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby Bean » Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:20 am

That was outstanding.
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby bmullen37 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:48 am

that was awesome! SAR =D> . Thanks for posting

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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby winglady » Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:10 am

In my opinion, all SAR volunteers are heroes -- even when they don't have to manage as difficult a rescue as this one.

About a year ago, Charlie had the unfortunate opportunity to need SAR, and the fortunate opportunity to have the Ouray Mountain Rescue there to demonstrate a textbook-perfect rescue. We are eternally grateful!

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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby gsliva » Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:12 am

I can't say enough thanks to the fabulous heros that are members of SAR. Thanks for posting this. Can you imagine the rescues in horrible weather and tough terrain that these guys venture into. Thanks again.
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby mtnfiend » Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:36 pm

Simply Amazing.

I hope this video is as close as I ever get to a first person experience like that..... [-o<
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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby Ned-man » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:43 pm

Awesome, those guys kick ass.
I loved how the rope just shows up outta' nowhere when the chopper comes back.

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Re: Helmet cam SAR mission

Postby unclegar » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:55 pm

=D> Thanks for sharing.
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