Tracker Aware & Signcutter
Grand Rapids MN
Itasca County S & R
Northside Training Center


September 6,7 & 8  2019




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




Friday 1800 – Sunday 1700




$200 per student. There will be an additional $50.00 charge for non-Itasca County Search and Rescue Students.



Meals & Accommodations:

There will be NO lodging or meals at the facility but plenty of local hotels and restaurants in Grand Rapids.




Students the Signcutter course must be UTS Tracker II certified. 



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



Student Needs:
Students need to bring a pen/pencil, tape measure (at least 3 ft.), flashlight, a “tracking stick”. The stick can be a wooden dowel (at least 40” in length) a ski pole or other similar device, also bring UTS manual (if received at a previous class). Students at both levels should be field ready.



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


Sponsor Information: 
The contact persons for this course are:  UTS Mark Balzer  Hm 541-757-8863, Cell 541-740-618  and UTS Al Pratt   Hm 360-398-1524 Cell 360-815-2646. Itasca County SAR Brian Olds  Wk 218-341-7376