Bree Loewen

Author / Climber / Mountain Rescue Volunteer

During her tenure with Seattle Mountain Rescue, Bree Loewen has spent nearly two decades helping hundreds of injured climbers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts who ran into misfortune in the Cascade mountains.

Found: A Life In Mountain Rescue

A distinct and fearless voice—quiet and thoughtful, yet laced with dark humor; utterly honest and disarming; clear and graceful—Loewen conveys the intensity of rescue and recovery situations as well as the beauty of wilderness landscapes in accessible, real, and convincing language. Found reveals a woman’s effort to help, nurture, and protect her daughter, her community, and her way of life.

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  • “Found is a deeply drawn memoir about volunteer mountain search and rescue. There are epics and gory injuries, yes, yet this story burns the brightest when describing the motley volunteer community...risking real jobs and angry families, not to mention their lives.”

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