The Crag Rats
Search and Rescue serving Mt. Hood and the Columbia Gorge
The Hood River Crag Rats is America’s oldest Search and Rescue organization, specifically certified for technical rock and avalanche rescues. We are a volunteer group based out of Oregon’s Hood River County, serving Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge and assisting peer groups in neighboring counties.
From Mt. Hood’s summit, glaciers, and ice-clad cliffs…
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