Backcountry safety is the process that consists of many parts; all of them are important, and leaving one out can mean the difference between life and death.
My friend Peter Marshall is climbing Mount Rainier to raise funds and awareness for Autoimmune Disease. He could use your help: Autoimmune Expedition
The Traverse the Coast expedition are undertaking a backcountry ski traverse from Vancouver to Alaska; I’ll be assisting by making maps for them.
The remains of missing hiker Warren Sill were found by the continued effort and perseverance of Terrace SAR
Some recent news reports contain conflicting information on Cell phones and GPS reliability for SAR use, I attempt to clarify
A case study of a rescue with a Personal Locator Beacon in SouthWestern BC detailing rescuer’s difficulties accessing the location.