The US Forest Service is the lead agency in charge of Search and Rescue in the Cutler River Drainage from December 1 to May 31 each year. We maintain a supply of first aid caches throughout the area, we are frequently on duty in the Ravines, and we are on call during this entire time frame. Additionally, we work with several volunteer groups who assist us with this effort. Hundreds of volunteers regularly give their time to this cause. It takes a lot of hands to get someone safely down off the mountain. Without these groups, our jobs would be a whole lot more difficult. These groups include:

If you would like more information or to make a donation to benefit the volunteer search and rescue effort and help promote safe hiking practices in New Hampshire, contact:

New Hampshire Outdoor Council
PO Box 157
Kearsarge, NH 03847