https://www.outsideonline.com/2404816/wilderness-rescue-emergency-tipsAvoid Rookie Mistakes
"So many people get lost," Kimmel says. "Knowing how to stay found is important." And that begins at home. Have a navigational tool, such as Gaia, and know how to use it. Leave a trip plan (the backcountry mapping app CalTopo (https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=36.42657,-81.05215&z=14&b=t&o=f16a%2Cr&n=1,0.25) is a great resource) with a friend who knows when to sound the alarm if you're not back, or leave your plans in the console or glove box in your car. SAR will likely break in to look for information if you're reported overdue.
The local fire department knows where I'm at 24-7.
I feel safer already?
it's so small... :P
That's what she said
And light. 3.5 oz.
All my fish look smaller in my mitts, too. :laugh:
Why this one vs. Spot for example?
Better coverage satellite system?, phone app, bluetooth to phone, more/easier 2 way texting options from phone, map and waypoint downloads, varied subscription plans. $65 more for the mini than the Spot X. Meh.
Almost bought one like that or something similar a year or two ago.
Wives won't let J or I go to CA back country for a week without one.
I probably should have had one before now.
I know some of you assholes worry about me. :laugh: n!n
California is a big state with a lot going on. Are you fishing for bass and stripers?
Not sure I'm down with fishing this shit. This is the Yosemite backcountry.
Quote from: Onslow on January 23, 2020, 18:31:43 PMCalifornia is a big state with a lot going on. Are you fishing for bass and stripers?
East Sierra's. Goldens.
Very jelly about the goldens. Maybe one day....
Meh. They'll eventually find my skeleton.