Jump Pack

Here are the absolute minimum required items to be carried by all members of The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team. All team members are expected to carry and maintain these items as part of their personal jump pack.

WCSART Jump Pack Contents

Required by all Members

  • Copy of the WCSART SOG Booklet
  • FRS Radio
  • 2 Headlamps
  • Spare Batteries for Headlamps and Radio
  • Rain Gear
  • Small First Aid Kit
  • Face Mask for Rescue Breathing (WFA & WFR Certified Members Only)
  • Maps of Wolfe County and RRG
  • Orienteering Compass
  • Whistle
  • Folding Knife
  • 3 Pairs of Vinyl Gloves
  • Bandana
  • 1 Pair of Leather Gloves
  • 10 Feet of Duct Tape
  • 3 Light Sticks
  • 4 Candles
  • 1 Bottle of Water Purification Tablets
  • 2 Plastic Trash Bags
  • Bag with 25 Feet of 8mm Nylon Cord
  • Roll of Athletic Tape
  • Toilet/Tissue Paper
  • 2 Packages of Disinfectant Wipes
  • Space Blanket
  • 1 Sharpie Marker
  • 1 Roll of Orange Marking Ribbon
  • 64oz of Water (Twice as much in temperatures over 84 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • 2 Energy Bars and Gels 

Required for Rope Techs

  • UIAA-approved Harness & Helmet
  • Personal Tether Cord
  • Personal Tether Carabiner
  • Set of Purcell Prusiks