Welcome to the Santa Fe Search and Rescue Group!

The Santa Fe Search and Rescue Group (SFSAR) is a wilderness search and rescue (SAR) team recognized as a state-certified team by the State of New Mexico.

We are located in Santa Fe, New Mexico and participate in searches throughout the state.

We have over 40 members certified by the state as “NM State Field Certified” personnel. Many members are qualified in basic and advanced tracking. More than 50% of our active team members have Amateur Radio Licenses.

SFSAR specializes in ground searches, vehicle searches, technical (low angle) rescues and emergency locator transmitter (ELT) searches.

Among the equipment we provide and maintain are: wheeled Stokes litter, 2 SKED litters and litter packaging, low angle raising and lowering equipment, hardware and ropes, snowshoe and winter search equipment, avalanche transceivers and probes.


 Our Mission

To provide trained teams to participate in wilderness searches for persons who are missing, injured or lost.