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Mobile Pack Lists - Mason County Search & Rescue

MCSAR pack lists for Mobile Units

MCSAR team members are required to supply and bring with them equipment based
upon the unit in which they serve.

  COURSE CHECK LIST
VEHICLE EQUIPMENT - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 1 2 3 4
Support Vehicles
Minimum state required equipment
Seat belts
Tire chains (some vehicles excluded by owner's manual)
Fire extinguisher
Ax or saw
2-way communication back to base
Spare tire, jack and lug wrench
Search Vehicles
Same items listed for Support
4-wheel drive
Shovel and bucket
Tow strap/tow chain
Sleeping bag/blanket
MOBILE PACK - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
ESAR 48-hour Pack Items
SAR VHF Radio (issued from base)
First Aid Kit (appropriate to your training level)
Food for three days
1-Gallon of water for drinking or cooking
Water purification system (tablets or filter)
High visibility ANSI Class II vest
Map, roadrunner type for the areas you commonly search
Binoculars
Signal mirror OR LED spotlight
Litter bag
Good quality tires with full size spare
Shovel
Tow strap
Tire chains (dependent on location/environment)
3 road flares (or LED flares)
Fire extinguisher
Misc. tools including automotive tools
You may add other equipment and/or supplies appropriate for the type of missions conducted by your unit.
RECOMMENDED MOBILE PACK ITEMS (OPTIONAL)
GPS with data transfer cable and extra batteries
Tent
Space blanket
Flood lights
Chainsaw and proper safety equipment
Hand or electric winch
Coffee, tea, chocolate, etc. for hot drinks
Extra drinks and/or juice
Extra Trail food (high energy type)
40 Channel CB
Bow saw
Extra engine oil, electrical fuses, engine belts, etc.
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