San Gorgonio Search and Rescue Team [NOOK Book]

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In February 1958, a tragic climbing accident occurred on Big Falls, in Forest Falls, California, resulting in the death of a 13-year-old boy. Rescue attempts were futile because there were no experienced personnel or climbing equipment available. As a result of this unfortunate tragedy, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Departmentspearheaded a recruitment of volunteers, forming the county's first mountain search and rescue team. Since that time, the San Gorgonio Search and Rescue Team has performed thousands of...
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Overview

In February 1958, a tragic climbing accident occurred on Big Falls, in Forest Falls, California, resulting in the death of a 13-year-old boy. Rescue attempts were futile because there were no experienced personnel or climbing equipment available. As a result of this unfortunate tragedy, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Departmentspearheaded a recruitment of volunteers, forming the county's first mountain search and rescue team. Since that time, the San Gorgonio Search and Rescue Team has performed thousands of searches, rescues,and body recoveries. The organization is the oldest of its kind in San Bernardino County and is proud to have second-generation team members. This book tells the story of these dedicated volunteers through photographs taken by team members and through the stories retold by those who were there.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439635902
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 47 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2008

    Outstanding

    Excellent job to all involved. Your book brought back alot of great memories. Especially loved the cover, since my Dad, Phil Farquhar was on it! Thank you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2008

    amazing people

    amazing the education, time, and circumstances. congratulations to all members of the team

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