Anthem Journal: Activities
SEARCH AND RESCUE: Know Your Local Search and Rescue Team
Search and Rescue (SAR) teams aim to locate, stabilize, and extract individuals from dangerous situations in the outdoors. The majority of SAR teams consist of unpaid volunteers who dedicate their own time and funds for training and rescue missions. Each team has specific training requirements that volunteers must meet. Still, it is not uncommon for SAR volunteers to be certified EMTs and Wilderness First Responders.
ROCK CLIMBING: Navigating Routes to New Perspectives
When we first moved to Bozeman, my husband and I spent an entire summer trying to figure out the climbing “beta” of the area. Four years later, and we still joke about how we would spend an entire day hiking with all of our climbing gear, trying to find our objective, and have to go back the next day to climb it because we would get lost every time.
FLY FISHING: Southwest Montana’s Big Fish Story
From reading river patterns to predicting how a trout will react, to choosing the perfect fly that will replicate the way an insect moves across the surface of the water, fly fishing is about controlling all the controllables while simultaneously flowing with the unique rhythm of the river.