2024 Rookies have been chosen

Congratulations to the rookie candidates, selections have been made, and hiring has closed for the year. If you were not selected please keep in contact and we encourage you to keep applying

  Most of the crew is being onboarded and will be supporting R8 RX efforts in multiple ways until mid April as we prepare for rookie training. 


Rappeller of the Year 2023

Big Congratulations to Sean Dewitt this year's Rappeller of the Year! 

You may have come to us as a detailer, but your name will always have a home here, as do you!

R6 Fire Hire Event

Region 6 will be hosting an old-style hiring event in multiple location,( Bend OR, Springfield OR, Wenatchee WA, Olympia WA). You could potentially leave at the end of the day with an official job offer. 

Siskiyou will have a representative at the Springfield location. Please spread the word as this is a rare opportunity for the FS to have such an event. /files/download/documents/R6 Fire Event Flyer - Regional v2 (1).pdf

Great role, Great views, Thanks Bulkley Zone for the Trip!

Sisikiyou is headed home from Smithers, BC Canada. Great hospitality, great views, great time. 

Headed over to the Photos page for a photo dump. 

Siskiyou International

Siskiyou International Rappellers. Smithers BC


Fresh Rookies

Congratulations to the 6 new SRC Rookies on making it through rookie training. 

Rookie Hiring has Ended

Rookie hiring has concluded for the year. For those of you selected, Congratulations. 

Start working on your PT numbers... 

If you were not selected we encourage you to keep applying and have a great season.  

2022 Rappeller of the Year


Kai Lerner for becoming the newest addition on the Rappeller of the Year plaque. Your hard work and determination was recognized  by your peers! 

Siskiyou Returns Home

After 97 Days in North Ops. The Crew has made it home. Just in time to brush up those resumes for the R6 Centralized Fire Hire. Jobs are open now till the 11th of October. Check out the Jobs page for links. Fill out the Candidate questionnaire and let us know your interested! 

Temp Job Announcements

Temp 1039 Job announcements are now out till November 12th, head over to the Jobs page to get the links to apply.

2021 Fire Season Finally Ends

The 2021 Fire season has finally come to a close. Seasonal workers  are in the wind as well as the Helicopter. Finalizing the year with 71 Operational Rappels in in 3 regions. 

Big Congratulations to our one and only Rustin Nelson on being voted Rappeler of the year! From wrangling gators in Region 8 to slaying fires in the National Park, you got your self a well deserved spot on the wall!

R6 Fire Hire Update

It may be the middle of fire season, but that also means Region 6 Perm Fire Hire announcements are out. Head over to the jobs page for updated links. Don't wait to get the applications in. 

Fond Farewell

Congratulations to two long time temps moving on to permanent jobs. Levi the and Alex you earned the coin. 

Malheur NF: An early August bust got us a few rappel fires and a borrowed Crew Member. Welcome Chip Light, we'll get you back to MRC safe and sound.

Rookie training is over, congrats to 6 freshly minted Siskiyou Rappellers. Next generation equipment is in play, lightning is in the air.

Tim Lyda Retired

“Start Off Slow and Taper Off” 

-T. Lyda finally hung up the spotter harness, he’ll still be looking down on Rappellers from the comfort of his own home and the golf course. 

-His sharpness and savage wisdom will be missed.

 -He ends his career on top with some legendary statistics: 

Spots: 168 Operational 765 Total

Rappels: 37 Operational 370 Total 

2018 Rappeller of the Year

Congrats to Corey Favorite.  Well played. 

2018 Last Report Unless Significant Activity Occurs

8HX is still on for Large Fire Support. 

Siskiyou Rappel Base is hosting a helibase for Klondike West. 

-6 are still out on single resource in Southern Oregon. 

-20+ Task Books and counting, 27 Operational Raps. 190 Flight hours.