Musings on SAR team diversity and the deep and unexpected expertise of SAR members who are experts in their fields.
Category: Short Posts
Musings about knowledge and the things you canèt put in your pack.
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.
Confusion and Delay
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.
Hundreds of people die of drowning every year because they are not wearing life jackets.
What’s the difference between being lost and being missing?
You’re not just a volunteer.
A link to my article in the Canadian Avalanche Association’s publication, The Avalanche Journal
In memory of Tim Jones