Track Aware and Tracker II
Itasca County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue
Grand Rapids MN



August 4, 5 & 6




Northside Training Center - 405 NW 16th St, Grand Rapids MN 55744




Friday 0800 – Sunday 1700




$175 per student
NOTE - There will be an additional $50 charge for non-Itasca County SAR students.



Meals & Accommodations:

NO meal services will be provided, students will have to make alternate arrangements. There are restaurants nearby. No lodging supplied but hotels are available in the Grand Rapids area.




There is no prerequisite for Track Aware students.  Tracker II students need to be UTS Tracker I certified. 



Course Content:   
Please refer to the UTS web site ( or the UTS manual for course content.



Student Needs:
Track Aware students should bring paper and pencil, a tracking stick (which can be a wooden dowel, ski pole, or something similar that is at least 40 inches long). They need a tape measure at least 3 ft. long, two rubber bands, and a flashlight. Students should also bring their UTS manual if they received one at a previous class. Knee pads are suggested as the student will be on the ground much of the weekend.  Students at all levels should be “field ready”.



Registration forms (available on UTS web site) must be sent at least two weeks prior to training with a $35 pre-registration fee (to be applied to the full fee) to Linda Balzer at 4665 S.E. Booneville, Corvallis, Oregon 97333.


Sponsor Information: 
The contact persons for this course are Al Pratt home 360-398-1524 cell 360-303-8113 or Brian Olds 218-341-7376 .