▶️ JeffCo “Hasty Team” trains for backcountry rescues

Central Oregon is known for its pristine wilderness, perfect for that next backcountry adventure.

But venturing off the beaten path – or even on a well-maintained trail – doesn’t always go as planned. And that’s when local search and rescue teams step in.

Central Oregon Daily Photojournalist Cody Rheault visited a training session Monday for the Jefferson County Search and Rescue “Hasty Team” to see how they prepare for those often dangerous backcountry rescues.



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