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High Angle Task Group

The High Angle Task Group provides qualified and experienced high angle, rope rescue, and other technical mountain rescue resources within Avery County, North Carolina, and to nearby counties on a mutual-aid basis, for the purposes of accessing, stabilizing, removing, or evacuating stranded, disabled, or injured subjects, or for body recovery. LCRS personnel include several well-recognized state ropes instructors. Linville-Central assisted in hosting the National Park Service Eastern High Angle Rescue School for two years, 2009 and 2010, and several LCRS members completed the training program.

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Attention Members

July 4th Celebration Standbys

July 16 and 17, Personal Rope Access Training, 1800 hrs.

July 19-22, Wilderness EMT upgrade

August 2 and 3, Ropes: Raises and Lowers Training

August 23, Football Season Standby Begins

September 4-7, Avery County Fair

September TBA, Vehicle Extrication Training

September 11-15, Ropes Lab Training

September 21-22, Advanced Rescue Training


Reminder for Squad Medical Personnel:

BLS and ALS Inservice training with Avery EMS. See EMS training officer or call Mayland Community College for details.




Linville Central Rescue Squad, Inc.

1940 Linville Falls Hwy., Linville, NC
Mailing: P.O. Box 716, Newland, NC 28657
Office Telephone: 828.733.2346
Fax: 828.733.6736

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