inReach Canada Blog

  • Sarah Seads uses inReach on all her adventures

Wild Seads

Endurance athlete Sarah Seads is a lover of all things wild.  Spending most of her time outdoors, she competes in ultra distance running, adventure racing and mountain biking events around the world.  When it comes to staying safe on the trail, Sarah relies on the DeLorme inReach Explorer two-way satellite communicator. “Travelling in the backcountry [...]

July 11th, 2016|
  • Nous Bruce runners

Nous Bruce Project Sets Relay Record

Alyssa Bird, founder of The Nous Adventure Co., describes how they put their inReach to good use during an 894-km end-to-end relay run of Ontario’s Bruce Trail, dubbed the Nous Bruce Project. The all-female team of 15 runners traveled the trail’s mixed terrain from the starting point in Tobermory to Queenston near Niagara Falls.  Equipping [...]

June 8th, 2016|
  • hikers benefit from backcountry safety

Backcountry Safety Tips

Whether you’re a backcountry newcomer or seasoned professional, preparation is the key to backcountry safety.  We asked a few seasoned backcountry adventurers –our inReach ambassadors – to share their top tips for trips that are both epic and safe. Tips for Backcountry Safety Plan your route. Tell someone where you're going. Be trackable. Know how [...]

June 8th, 2016|

Canadian Voyageurs – Crossing Canada by Canoe

My husband Gerry and I are adventurers - real ones.  The further away from civilization we get, the more at home we feel.  A few years ago, we decided to cross Canada by canoe, (a 5000 kilometer expedition) visit all historic sites along the way and document our experience to inspire people to get outside [...]

March 14th, 2016|

Light for Life: Solar Energy in Nepal

In Nepal, over two-thirds of the population lack access to reliable electricity. In some regions, the average power outage lasts 9 hours each day; and can reach over 20 hours in the dry season. Our friend Kristin Lau recently traveled to remote regions of Nepal to work on her long-term documentary project on the life-changing [...]

January 28th, 2016|

Five Unexpected Ways to Use Your inReach

Reaching the end of the season for whatever drives your passion for adventure? Don’t tuck away your inReach just yet, it can be really useful all year round! 1. Keep it in your car when driving in rural areas  Your inReach is a great way of getting roadside assistance. Use it with a powered RAM mount, [...]

October 9th, 2015|