Category: Short Posts

Knowing how to use it

Musings about knowledge and the things you canèt put in your pack.

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Winter Backcountry Safety

I appeared on CBC news at 5 to talk about winter backcountry safety for a few minutes after several recent high profile rescues this winter.

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Confusion and Delay

Confusion and Delay

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Be wary of the silences

A guest post by Jeff Smedley from Prince George SAR on the emotional high of finding someone alive, and the disturbing silences when we don’t.

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On Life Jackets

Hundreds of people die of drowning every year because they are not wearing life jackets.

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Missing versus Lost

What’s the difference between being lost and being missing?

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Not Just a Volunteer

You’re not just a volunteer.

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Avalanche Journal Article on UAVs in SAR

A link to my article in the Canadian Avalanche Association’s publication, The Avalanche Journal

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North Shore Five Four

In memory of Tim Jones

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Community Emergency Response

The concept of an Community Emergency Response team is an interesting one that could be used to search for people with dementia among other emergencies.

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