The only constant in life is human fallability, so when we’re away from the social safety net, we need to know we can rely on each other.
From a Search and Rescue perspective none of these reasons for climbing a mountain makes a damn bit of difference.
Musing on managing a recent multi day search for a missing dog walker, and a lost person behaviour profile for Dog Walkers
Accidental trigger of a SPOT device, general discussion of devices limitations, and how to avoid them.
Emergency Management BC published the yearly summary statistics for emergency response in BC and like last year I did some analysis. We now have 20 years of statistics on SAR in BC! You may recall that last year there seemed …