A trope is a kind of conceptual shorthand often used in storytelling – but the harm the larger issue of backcountry safety.
What do you do when a famous person goes missing in your search area?
Media reporting of SAR shapes how the public and policy makers understand us – to our detriment.
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.
Terrible reporting on a rescued person’s donation as “repayment” has resulted in the impression that SAR teams charge for rescue: they don’t!