Steve Rollins is a Rescue Leader for Portland Mountain Rescue (PMR), a non-profit mountain rescue team that conducts SAR missions for lost/ out-of-bounds skiers and snowboards, rescues fallen climbers, and provides other search and rescue services at the request of law enforcement. The team specializes in high-mountain, all-weather rescues including avalanche, crevasse rescue, zero-visibility navigation, technical rope rescue, and helicopter operations.
Learn and be entertained as Steve shares stories from his 26-years of mountain rescue service. Hear true stories of people getting into trouble in the mountains and lessons that can be learned.
What’s a rescuer’s first SAR mission like?
What was his most dangerous mission?
What was most dramatic?
Every story has a lesson to be learned to help you avoid needing rescue services, or to survive if you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing PMR’s services.