The effectiveness of wilderness rescue relies on the ability of all team members to be self-reliant in the wilderness for operational periods of up to 24 hours in potentially isolated areas with rough terrain and severe weather.
Below is a compilation from multiple sources with my own added opinions. This list is not an “all inclusive” list (how much can you fit into a backpack anyway?), but It will get you thru the next 24 hours in most cases.
Search and Rescue Pack Summer Edition Every Search and Rescue team member that ventures into the forests in search of a missing person always runs the risk of becoming a victim him/herself. Anything can happen from a freak storm that blows in to slipping down an embankment and injuring your leg. Every member MUST be
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