There’s no appreciable difference between and out of bounds skier and most other rescues SAR does.
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Is a cold night out in the bush really such a terrible thing that we risk rescuer’s health and well being?
Two sources indicate that the Department of Defence is considering charging the RCMP for the use of the CH-149 Cormorant for search and rescue in BC
Clarifications and reiterating smart phone GPS capabilities, PLBs, and how to automate the process of determining someone’s location.
By analysing a database of SAR incident on BC over the past decade we can show the grown of the Long Line Rescue technique over time.
Terrible reporting on a rescued person’s donation as “repayment” has resulted in the impression that SAR teams charge for rescue: they don’t!
We used some high tech yesterday to locate the subjects of a search, but the real credit goes to calling for help early!
People don’t know how to make their smart phone show their location, so I created a service that lets SAR track a person’s location via their smart phone.