Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR), encompasses all of our proactive efforts to prevent incidents, educate park visitors, and increase backcountry safety.   Please use the resources below to help you safely plan your next outing.


Trip Plan

The most important step before a trip into the backcountry is to create a Trip Plan.  Click Below to download a printable Trip Plan for your next outing.  


Survival tips

This printable flyer includes our essential gear list and tips for surviving a backcountry incident.  More information can be found at