Essential Tips for Backcountry Safety

Search Manager Jeff Smedley shares his best practices Last week, Search Manager and search and rescue (SAR) veteran Jeff Smedley shared his thoughts on the importance of communication for morale and support in the SAR community. This week, he outlines the best tips for backcountry adventurers on how best to prepare when heading out [...]

July 31st, 2015|

It’s the Silence I’m Afraid Of

A heartfelt letter from Jeff Smedley, Search Manager at Prince George SAR "I notice many search and rescue (SAR) success stories on Facebook, and I can understand why. The emotional high of finding someone alive and bringing them home is unlike any other and, yes, the feeling is addictive. However not all rescue missions [...]

July 24th, 2015|

inReach Users Pay-it-Forward

From medical emergencies or slips on a trail, to sledding accidents or boats taking on water, inReach has been used to get lifesaving assistance all over the world. We also knew that the inReach community is comprised of compassionate individuals with big hearts -- now we have the proof! Here are just a few examples [...]

July 17th, 2015|