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!

Cellphones and Rescue - Coquitlam Search & Rescue

A Rookie's Guide to Surviving Colorado's Backcountry - 5280 Magazine

General Hiking Safety - White Mtn NF & New Hampshire 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 and Lightning - FEMA

Just In Time Disaster Training - The Disaster Resistant Communities Group