Mountain Travel and Rescue at Santiam Pass, Oregon

Courses presented by National Ski Patrol certified instructors


MTR 2 requires successful completion of MTR 1. You must complete MTR 1 before taking MTR 2.


  • Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills, 9th edition (2018)
  • NASAR: Introduction to Search and Rescue (2008)
  • We no longer use: Mountain Travel & Rescue: National Ski Patrol’s Manual for Mountain Rescue (2012). If you have one, it still contains useful information.
MTR 1, 23 Feb 2019 improvised shelters. Photo by Matt S.

Some cool tips from G3