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


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Off Highway Vehicle Team

Operate motorized vehicles in backcountry terrain

The OHV Team is overseen by one team lead, elected by the OHV Team membership. 

Mike Codde

Off Highway Vehicle Team Leader


The OHV Team deploys into all types of terrain found in southwest Idaho in all seasons, providing transport of equipment and personnel, rapid response for search operations, and extraction of injured subjects.


Three membership levels are established in the team: OHV Basic, OHV Type 2, and OHV Type 1. All levels are obtained through training and testing, and each represents increasing operator and and leadership abilities.


Team members maintain proficiency with regular training and host awareness sessions twice a year for new members.


The OHV Team has developed an internal credentialing process for their team members.