Welcome to El Dorado County Search and Rescue – Lake Tahoe Unit
We are an all-volunteer organization dedicated to preparing for and executing search and rescue missions in South Lake Tahoe and the surrounding wilderness areas.
Our team of 30-40 members is led by a cadre of sworn Sheriff’s deputies. On average we conduct about 50 real-world missions per year
In addition to basic Search and Rescue teams, we field Nordic, Snowmobile, Technical Rope Rescue, Swift Water, K-9 and Command specialty teams.