Superior Search & Rescue Advocates for Safe and Responsible Hunting with Emphasis on Comprehensive Hunting Plans
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
8M ago
[Houghton, MI] - As the deer hunting season unfolds, Superior Search & Rescue underscores the paramount importance of crafting and implementing thorough hunting plans for a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience. Recognizing the significance of preparedness, the organization urges all hunters to adhere to comprehensive planning guidelines, prioritizing safety, and responsibility in the great outdoors. Hunting is a cherished tradition that brings individuals closer to nature, but it also demands a high level of responsibility to ensure the well-being of participants. Superior Search & Re ..read more
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Supporter Store open until July 23!
Superior Search & Rescue
by Weston Miller
1y ago
Houghton, MI - We are proud to announce that our team will be having gear for sale between now and July 23 to help support our team. We have partnered with Level Up Embroidery to have an apparel store that will have Official Branded Superior Search & Rescue Supporter Gear. Every item you buy will help support our team and our mission! Superior SAR Supporter Store ..read more
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Basic Inland SAR Course
Superior Search & Rescue
by Weston Miller
1y ago
Houghton, MI – Superior Search & Rescue in collaboration with the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) provided a training opportunity in our region. The 2-day Basic Inland SAR Course, which took place on June 14 and 15, aimed to educate agency personnel from various jurisdictions about the federal resources available for search and rescue missions. The training covered tools and techniques that can be used in local search and rescue operations. On the first day of the course, trainers from AFRCC presented information on the different federal resources that can be utilized in searc ..read more
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Lost Person Behavior Workshop
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
Houghton, MI – 15 members from various search teams and law enforcement agencies across the Western Upper Peninsula gathered in a classroom to take the Lost Person Behavior Workshop that was hosted this past weekend. Lost Person Behavior is data driven search theory based on a landmark study of over 50,000 missing person cases from around the world. Using this data search teams are able to identify by statistical methods on where to search for a subject based on their behavioral characteristics. This workshop was funded by the Portage Health Auxiliary and Gift Shop at U.P. Health System – Port ..read more
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Keweenaw Community Sparkplug Awards
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
Congratulations to Darian Reed our president for receiving the Keweenaw Community Sparkplug Awards First Responder of the year award ..read more
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Multi-Unit Search Exercise in Houghton County
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
Hancock, MI – Members of Superior Search & Rescue (SSAR), Baraga County Search & Rescue (BCSAR), and Marquette County Search & Rescue (MCSAR) participated on Saturday February 25th in a full-scale missing person search exercise between Hancock and Calumet. The search exercise started around 0830 and concluded at 1730 with an After Action Briefing after. All three teams utilized ground teams, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and K9 units to search for the participant acting as the subject. The exercise involved a trained survivalist who acted as a vulnerable adult walking away from Canal Vi ..read more
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#GivingTuesday2022
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
Thank you to all of our wonderful donors who supported our team this year during #GivingTuesday2022. This year we received $10,336.72 and we are thankful for every dollar. Thank you also the Portage Health Foundation for being such a great partner and putting this together for all of us. If you missed Giving Tuesday you can also still support the team by going to superiorsar.org/donate ..read more
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Wilderness "Inconvenience" training
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to host Larry Roberts to the Copper Country to teach our team survival skills or as we called it Wilderness "Inconvenience" training. We worked on making temporary shelters and how to start a fire for if a team is in a location and are awaiting for evac. We worked with the tools that we had brought with us to set up camp and to create the needed resources that we didn't have on hand. Larry Roberts was also a two-time contestant on the History Channel TV Show Alone where he spent time on Vancouver Island and then Mongolia in Season 2 and Season 5 respectiv ..read more
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Human Tracking Training
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
1y ago
We were thrilled to host Greenside Training LLC for an entire weekend of man tracking August 20 and 21! Weaponize the Senses was a great class for the team and helped us become better trackers. After the end of training on Day 2, the team was deployed by the Michigan State Police for a real world incident in Duncan Township where we able to put the skills immediately to use. We started Day 1 with talking about humanity's deep connection with tracking, and then proceeded to head out to the nail trail where we needed to locate 8 wood nails that corresponded to footsteps. Then we explored the Spo ..read more
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Giving Tuesday 2021
Superior Search & Rescue
by Darian Reed
2y ago
President Darian Reed and Training Officer Patrick Diedrich receiving the 2021 Giving Tuesday check. Another successful year for Superior Search & Rescue as it receives a check for $14,607 from the Portage Health Foundation. This has been a wonderful opportunity and are very happy to thank each and every single person who donated during this event. Darian Reed, our president, had this to say “I am very thankful for everyone who helped make this possible and for the awesome team at Portage Health Foundation for letting us be a part of this event ..read more
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