A recently released series of reports on the effectiveness of Avalanche Air Bags in Canada gives us the first evidence that they are effective.
Your GPS is lying or, at the very least, you’re probably misinterpreting what it’s saying
Some information and clarification on the “grounding” of long line operations in BC and Canada
The Victoria Times Colonist asks if there’s leeway for first responders to be heroes, indicating they do not understand Emergency Response
SAR uses whistle blasts to help find missing people in the bush, but there’s a bird that sounds just like a Fox 40 whistle.
Some comments about the recently announced Google Public Alerts system.
The S.T.O.P. tool designed to encourage sledders to develop situational awareness and be safer in avalanche terrain
I’m a member of the Alpine Club of Canada (ACC), Vancouver Section, so I get their monthly “Alpine-E-r” newsletter. For the past several months I’ve noticed the following message in the newsletter: NEW BEACON POLICY The ACC has a new …