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It is a whole other world at the top, so TZ members stay ready for anything, including non-traditional rapid maneuver techniques

Balance and timing is key if you want to move in safety... and when there is no time left to lose, practice is the only thing that can make a difference. Join Teame Zazzu on our next exciting Mountain exercise activity!


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Live-fire exercises are a key ingredient to any TZ mountain excursion. Do not miss out on all the fun. Go Teame!
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DEPARTMENTS
TZ Mountain Division specializes in conductiong operation in the most extreme and isolated environments, from Alpine Downhill to rappelling and desert climbing. TZMD is ready to deploy for search and rescue operation and other critical incidents
Features


TIMP TOP: Mountain Division hikers conduct a bi-annual climb to to the 11752-foot summit of Mt Timpanogas
Keywords: - Nature - - - - Climbing -
A shack in the center of the summit ridge marks the objective, and features a view of of the entire valley below. Mountain Division members descend back along the rugged peak trail, or slide 1300 feet down the glacier to Emerald lake.


OPERATION HARDSHAFT: Coordinated underground operations conducting an ROV-assisted tunnel complex safety survey
Keywords: - Readiness - - Exercises - - Rov5 - - Rovers -
Drone Division utilized a TZ.ROV.V.5 drone to scout and tunnels and gauge ground stability for armed TZMD operators. Teame members then moved through the tunnels clearing mine shafts and marking hazards. TZMD operators successfully secured the tunnel complex during underground operations and egressed the area under cover of darkness after hoist recovery of the TZ.ROV.V.5 drone unit.


OPERATION GUNLOCK TREND: Multi-terrain training for Mountain Division members and K-9 pack members on water, land, and rock
Keywords: - -
Operation Gunlock Trend capped off a week of exercises in honor of Sector 7 Leader Colin Weiss. TZ achieved several benchmarks in coordinated maneuvers with K-9 units, including a mile run-swim and water introductory course.


AIR HAVEN: Multiagency mass casualty evacuation and asset consolidation exercise
Keywords: - Readiness - - Exercises - - Flying - - Training -
Simulated casualties were triaged and first aid administered at collection points before critical cases were evacuated by helicopter to area hospitals. TZMD operators assembled at takeoff points with other emergency responders onto helicopters to consolidate response efforts at forward command centers.


OPERATION WILDERNESS IN THE CITY: A full-scale urban-wilderness interface search and rescue exercise in conjunction with regional and state emergency responders to test planning, operational coordination and mass search and rescue operations.
Keywords: - Readiness - - Search and Rescue - - Exercises - - K9 -
Wilderness in the city was conducted at the Coal Creek Arena and adjoining Sand Creek Regional Greenway. TZK9 handlers observed SimCell participant roles and responsibilities as indicated by scenario controllers. TZMD operatives led Team and Agency players in direct action under exercise evaluation observers. An after-action report, participant feedback report, and Controller and Evaluator Debriefing was collected to conduct improvement planning for corrective action programs.


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