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Safety Tips

On this page, you will find all kinds of great advice relating to being outdoors, travelling, and engaging in all kinds of activities that put you potentially at risk of being lost. 

All the links will open in a new window and lead to external websites which are not owned or operated by K-9 Search and Rescue Team, and we are not responsible for their content. Please remember that these are helpful tips, and not a replacement for good solid training and common sense!

 Cell Phones and Rescue     Coquitlam Search & Rescue
 A Rookie's Guide to Surviving Colorado's Backcountry 5280 Magazine
 General Hiking Safety     White Mtn NF & New Hampsire F&G
 The Tools the Pros Use to Stay Hydrated Outside Magazine Online
 How To Avoid Getting Lost 1st Special Response Group
 How Can I Avoid Being Struck by Lightning Backpacker
 Outdoor Safety     USDA Forest Service
 Preventing Dehydration ASPCA
 Respect the Outdoors ATV Safety Institute
 Ski Safety Colorado Ski Country USA
 Thunder & Lightning     FEMA
 Just In Time Disaster Training - multiple training materials    The Disaster Resistant Communities Group