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.: Upcoming Events :.

Next Monthly Meeting
No Meetings in November and December to allow our members to spend time with their families during the holidays.

Hikes and special trainings will still continue.

Next Monthly Training
No monthly trainings in November and December.

Team Hikes are on-going every Tuesday and Thursday through holidays. Contact Us for locations and times as they may change.


.: News :.

October 19, 2014
Mountain biker rescued after crash near Kernville

June 18, 2014
Four People Rescued From Kern River By Volunteers of the Kern Valley Search and Rescue

Apr 24, 2013
KV Search and Rescue Assist Deputies

Apr 10, 2013:
Red Cross 'Real Heroes'


Kern Valley Search and Rescue

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.: Welcome :.

Kern Valley Search and Rescue (KVSAR) is the original Search and Rescue team in Kern County. The team serves the Kern River Valley and surrounding wilderness. KVSAR is located in the most diverse terrain in Kern County that includes many miles of the Kern River, snow capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, edges of the Mojave Desert, and Lake Isabella. KVSAR not only provides Search and Rescue services but also plays a vital role in support operations for the Kern County Sheriff's Office. Due to the teams level of expertise and experience, they are often called to assist outlying Search and Rescue units all over Kern County and California. KVSAR pride themselves in being leaders in safety education of visitors, students, and residents of the Kern River Valley.


.: In The News :.

Kern Valley Search and Rescue Recognized for Their Efforts in Shirley Fire

On June 14, 2014, the Kern Valley Search and Rescue team was activated to assist with evacuations of the affected communities within the danger zone of the fire. Multiple team members responded and worked tirelessly, going door to door, to ensure all that were in danger were notified of the evacuation order. Incident Commander, Jeanne Pincha-Tulley, presented the above thank you to Kern Valley Search and Rescue. For more information on the fire, please click here...


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