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Santa Barbara County Search & Rescue is an all-volunteer branch of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. The team covers all 2,550 square miles of Santa Barbara County and is responsible for the search and rescue of lost and injured people in the backcountry. The team is highly trained in technical rope rescue, swiftwater, alpine operations, search theory, and tracking. As a member of the Mountain Rescue Association, the team also responds to support search and rescue efforts throughout California and the United States.

You can now support the team by shopping at Amazon! Just click through using the link below and the Santa Barbara Search & Rescue team gets a portion of your sale. For more information on how to support the team, visit our " Support The Team" section.


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