inReach Canada Blog

  • ACMC Ski Guide Cam McLelland

5 Tips for Backcountry Skiing

Winter is almost here.  For many Canadians, this means dusting off the skis and hitting the slopes.  Backcountry skiing guide Cam McLellan offers up his top five safety tips for skiing in the backcountry. Research Your Backcountry Skiing Trip Regardless of whether you’re heading out on your first backcountry skiing tour or a massive couloir, one thing [...]

November 17th, 2016|
  • Benjamin Jordan paragliding over the Canadian Rockies

Paragliding the Canadian Rockies

This summer, Canadian filmmaker Benjamin Jordan became the first person ever to paraglide across Canada’s southwest mountain ranges.  Starting outside of Vancouver, BC and ending in Calgary, AB, Jordan clocked 39 days to complete the 1,000 km journey. Only hiking a total of 75 km between the first and last cross-country flights, Jordan covered some [...]

November 1st, 2016|
  • arctic adventurer Sarah McNair-Landry

Arctic Adventurer Crosses Greenland with inReach

By Sarah McNair-Landry, Arctic Adventurer Pack food, finalize crevasse rescue gear, secure boat ride to ice cap, book accommodations in Iceland – with only days to go, the list goes on and on. It was only five months ago that the expedition planning started. Along with Ben Stookesberry and Erik Boomer, we are heading to [...]

October 11th, 2016|
  • Know the North 2016 paddling expedition

inReach Inspires Confidence, Peace of Mind

Photo from www.knowthenorth.com. Using an inReach takes the guesswork and uneasiness out of wilderness expeditions and leaves only certainty and peace of mind. While travelling along Canada’s 60th parallel for 50 days, our inReach Explorer made sending and receiving information an easy task. Throughout our expedition we felt entirely connected to our off-trip coordinator as [...]

September 28th, 2016|
  • hiker carrying an inReach device

Top 6 Fall Activities for inReach Users

Canadian summers are notoriously short.  Just as you’ve gotten used to the sound of cicadas on those warm summer nights, you start to feel the air grow crisp as the autumn equinox passes. But don’t put away your inReach just yet. Canada’s four seasons are a gift, and fall is one of the best times [...]

September 19th, 2016|
  • grizzly bear with two cubs

Grizzly Attack Survivors Credit inReach For Rescue

In the backcountry of British Colombia, friends Chris and Robbie were navigating challenging terrain under heavy packs after felling a Thinhorn Stone Sheep. The going was tough as they traversed loose rock slopes, grassy gullies and an area of old burn on the way to their horses in the valley below. They’d travelled more than [...]

July 28th, 2016|