ISC has partnered up with the Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) in a sponsorship agreement to support its rescue efforts and operations across the United States.
Established in 1959, at Mount Hood, Oregon, the MRA celebrates its 60th year dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education.
Its mission has always been to improve the quality, availability and safety of mountain search & rescue and remains the only nationally accredited organization in North America to provide critical SAR resources in remote locations.
Members of the MRA will answer the call, no matter the time, no matter the conditions and ISC are proud to sponsor this group of professional rescuers, who make the outdoors safer for all to enjoy.
Martin Barnett Joins ISC
ISC is incredibly excited to welcome Martin Barnett to the team as our North American Sales & Training Manager! Martin's skill set will be a tremendous asset to our ability to offer technical demonstrations and training for industry technicians as well as helping to expand our reach and ability to support our partners in North America and beyond!
Martin teaches Rope access, Industrial fall protection, Tower climbing/rescue, PPE Inspection, Artificial high directionals and several types of rescue techniques. He is SPRAT® L3 & National Cave Rescue Commission (NCRC) L3 certified and is medically trained as a First Responder. He is also American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) trained. Martin has worked in manufacturing; he is a former firefighter and has been volunteering with Alpine Rescue Team for the past five years.
As an Expedition Guide, Martin has summited the highest mountain in all seven continents. He has climbed technical peaks all over the world and his last expedition was walking across Antarctica to the South Pole. When he is not participating in Rope Access/Rigging, he also enjoys mountain biking, SCUBA diving, snowboarding and his main hobby, rock and ice climbing.