Below is a list of popular posts, or those that I have worked particularly hard on and consider worth reading.
In this post I describe a pattern of accidents in the local mountains around Vancouver, BC, discuss the underlying causes, and propose some simple solutions. Terrain, weather, gear, and travel techniques are discussed.
How the various functions in a smart phone drain the battery at different rates.
My article details the problem with using a less than reliable tool for backcountry navigation, and it’s implications for calling for a rescue.
A review of a search in Southwestern BC and the difficulties tracking the output from a PLB
A discussion on how the public perceives the victim in a search or rescue.
A description of the first time I found someone from a helicopter, and some tips on how to be found.
Problems of recording transmitting geographic coordinates accurately.
An adverse effect of social media on a large muti-day wilderness search