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General Information, Table I

TABLE I General Information

State or

Province

Number of Rescue Members

Number of Operations Conducted

Number of Man-Hours In Field*

Number of Alpine Operations

Number of Lowland Operations





’63

’64

’63

’64

’63

’64

’63

’64

’63

’64



Alberta 



20

—

0

—

0

—

0

—

0



* Arizona 

31

38

16

12

181

855

12

6

4

6



* British Columbia

—

80

—

6

—

680

—

4

—

2



California 

38

93

85

40

457

3026

72

23

13

17



Colorado 

40

50

47

44

603

3201

9

14

38

30



Montana 

23

—

3

—

10

—

0

—

3

—



*New Hampshire

—

7

—

4

—

1535

—

4

—

0



* Oregon 

110

200

20

5

624

2903

12

2

8

3



Vermont 

13

—

0

—

0

—

0

—

0

—



Washington

408

392

50

59

1605 

12867

32

35

18

24



Wyoming 

30

18

3

3

53

338

3

2

0

1



TOTAL

693

898

224

173

3533 

25405

140

90

84

83



* Indicates that all known units in the state or province reported in 1964.

In the above table “rescue members” is used to indicate personnel trained and able to work in the field, as differentiated from other members of rescue groups who perform administrative chores. The listing for 1963 is for “man-days,” while in 1964 man-hours are given. No effort has been made to convert the man-day figure to man-hours. Man-hours are used in the statistics of the Air Rescue Command, which works closely with rescue units. Units become involved in some lowland rescues in reciprocity for air support, or because their skills are required on cliffs, etc.