What is the class about?
SARTopo is a widely-used, collaborative online and offline mapping tool for use in Search and Rescue. Topics covered will from range from the ability to print maps for planning a training or at a mission, to assisting in base as a technician (example processing GPS tracks or recording clues), to using SARTopo for SAR planning and operations tasks, either on-scene or for remote support. Hands-on exercise will develop mapping data to support a mock search and rescue mission from inception into the second-operational period.
What do I need to bring?
Each student will need a laptop (not a tablet). If you don't have one you can bring, limited loaners are available. No special software requirements except a browser, Chrome is the preferred browser. A mouse is recommended.
Students should have some basic computer skills, including use of web browser, mouse or touchpad, File Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac)
When are classes?
The SARTopo classes hosted by Mountaineer Area Rescue Group will be posted on our calendar and/or Facebook Page. We will also travel and teach classes hosted by other organizations, which may also be posted on our Facebook Page. For information on hosting a class or for more information please contact
How to register and pay class fee?
If you are registered for a current class, please pay the fees using the button below.