Download e-book for iPad: 75 Search and Rescue Stories. An insider's view of survival, by Shaun Roundy

By Shaun Roundy

comprises a hundred and fifty+ photos.

"I lifted the kid from the river and into my fingers, cradling her limp physique opposed to my chest. She felt small and light-weight and she or he was once now not respiring, yet i could not do whatever approximately that perched precariously midstream. I spun my legs sideways and the present swept us again into the river. My ft touched backside and that i took a number of steps towards shore, then swam while the present knocked me down."

Entropy is a legislations of nature, the only predicting that "things fall apart." Spend sufficient time open air and it'll finally ensue to you. while it does, who will decide up the items? Who will glue them again jointly?

Professional seek and rescue volunteers depart paintings, domestic, and their comfortable beds to rescue humans at the worst day in their lives. They purchase their very own equipment, pay their very own gasoline, and ask not anything greater than to make contributions to the lives of strangers who they will most likely by no means meet back.

These particular first-hand tales, in detail advised by means of 12-year SAR veteran and college writing teacher Shaun Roundy, catch the essence of the way it feels to be in the midst of a rescue with one of many world's top and busiest volunteer groups - from either the sufferers' and rescuers' views.

Included are rescues that captured the nationwide highlight resembling the Thanksgiving Nutty Putty Cave incident, the Aspen Grove Christmas avalanche, Elizabeth clever, and extra. one hundred fifty action-packed images entire your sneak peek into the realm of mountain, river, lake, cave and concrete rescue.

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