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Oplopanax Horridus
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A veteran SAR volunteer's experiences in British Columbia
A veteran SAR volunteer's experiences in British Columbia

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This video contains footage from the contractors I've been working with.

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For the new year I decided to try Vlogging.
For my first post I recorded some of my thoughts on how SAR teams deal with a death on a SAR task. It's not as grim as it sounds.
http://blog.oplopanax.ca/2016/…/sarday-2-dealing-with-death/
Direct link to the video here:
https://youtu.be/aXBD5zwLwbQ

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TrueNorth Borealis - a product developed in one week? The power of software architecture expressed.  
http://www.bluetoque.ca/2015/10/one-week-product/

#TrailHeadSelfie  possible the last picture you'll ever post - keep this  morbid thought in mind when you prepare for a hike, and let it remind you of the other trip planning and safety equipment you should bring
http://www.straight.com/news/410546/hikers-urged-post-trailheadselfie-aid-search-and-rescue-efforts

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Photo on this page shows the biggest hazard in snowshoeing. Can you spot it? 
Hint: it's NOT avalanches. 

http://thesummitregister.com/snowshoeing-looking-favorite-trails-wintertime-lens/

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A textbook helicopter evacuation by my friends from Ridge Meadows SAR - in the recent rescue of a hiker who spent more than a week at the Panorama Ridge shelter.
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