ARE YOU PREPARED?

The Three Ts

Trip Planning

Fill out this online trip plan before leaving home, or download the Trip Plan app.

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Training

It's your responsibility to be prepared. Hone your skills to be prepared for the unexpected.

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Take the Essentials

From compass and map to first aid basics and whistles, your guide on what to pack.

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ARTICLES

Prevention is the Best Medicine

USEFUL LINKS

Being Safe is Everyone's Responsibility

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ONLINE TRIP PLANNER

Completing a trip plan is extremely important. It explains your destination, travel route, equipment and expected return time. It is vital information to assist authorities searching for you in the event of an emergency.

With the AdventureSmart Trip Plan app you can easily create trip plans and send them to your family and friends. The app is available free in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and on Google Play for Android devices, and can also be accessed from any web browser. For more info, click here.

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BC ADVENTURE SMART

AdventureSmart, and its suite of five programs, is a national prevention program focused on reaching Canadians, and visitors to Canada, who participate in outdoor recreational activities.
AdventureSmart combines online and on-site awareness with targeted outreach in order to reduce the number and severity of Search and Rescue Incidents in Canada. For more, click here.

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Bulkley Valley Backpackers (Printable Maps)

The Bulkley Valley Backpackers Society‘s mission is to provide a range of opportunities for self-powered backcountry activities throughout the year for its members, guests and visitors. These activities mainly include hiking, ski touring and snowshoe touring. For downloadable and printable trail maps, click here.

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Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Canada is a non-government, not-for-profit organization dedicated to public avalanche safety. Avalanche Canada issues daily avalanche forecasts throughout the winter for much of the mountainous regions of western Canada, providing this free information via its website and our app, Avalanche Canada Mobile. For more, click here.

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Canadian SAFE BOATING COuncil

The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) was organized in 1991 to improve communications regarding safe boating issues between government departments and agencies servicing recreational boaters’ interests and private companies and organizations in the recreational boating field. For more, click here.

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CANADIAN RED CROSS

The Canadian Red Cross helps people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience. For more, click here.

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EMBC

Emergency Management BC (EMBC) is the province’s lead coordinating agency for all emergency management activities, including response, planning, training, testing and exercising. Emergency management in British Columbia is guided by four pillars: Mitigation, Preparation, Response and Recovery. For more, click here.

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