Join Us

A volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives through search, rescue, and mountain safety education.

If you have some climbing experience and think you may be interested in joining Central Washington Mountain Rescue, we are always looking for new members.


New Member Requirements:

  • Receive a background check from the Yakima County Sheriff
  • Attend the Yakima County Sheriff Search and Rescue Academy
  • Be willing to participate in ongoing training
  • Have or obtain certain personal climbing gear required for participation in unit activities
  • Be available for missions

Please download the applications, fill them out, and email us at to let us know when you will come to our next meeting.

We meet at 7pm on every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Yakima County Sheriff's complex.
1822 S. 1st Street
Yakima, Washington