Some memories of a a trip I took a long time ago and a particularly useful knife
A known GPS dilution of accuracy event will occur tomorrow (January 16) from 14:15 to 14:45 local time.
A friend emailed me recently to ask if there was a co-relation between rescues and subjects wearing GoPro cameras, which got me thinking…
The SpareOne: a simple, voice-only 2G phone powered by 1 “AA” battery, but DOES NOT WORK on the Telus (3G) network. Otherwise perfect for emergencies
People are still under the impression a Smart Phone can replace a GPS in the wilderness, and they’re still wrong.
How to calculate the accuracy of your own GPS
Your GPS is lying or, at the very least, you’re probably misinterpreting what it’s saying
I put together a survey about how people understand the accuracy of their GPS units, it’s just four questions and I’d appreciate your input.
Musings about how to select a sleeping back for a hypothermia treatment kit.
There’s an article over on the UnofficialNetworks blog about a new piece of “avalanche safety gear” made by a company called Snow-Beacon. The article, which I encourage you to read for yourself, describes the “SnowBe” as the “THE MOST DANGEROUS …