Ice Off on BC Lakes

In BC most of the hundreds of lakes north of Hope freeze over during the winter making for some great “hard water” fishing.  But now that Spring is almost here, “still water” fishers are starting to count the days until “ice off” is here. There are many factors that determine the dates for any lake…

AdventureSmart TripPlan App

AdventureSmart Have Developed a great App! AdventureSmart (www.adventuresmart.ca), 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. From their brochure (which can be found here) says, “AdventureSmart is a national program dedicated to encouraging Canadians and visitors to Canada…

Search & Rescue

BCSAR – BC Search and Rescue Association There are over 80 Search and Rescue (SAR) ground groups in BC which account for over 2,500 unpaid professionals on call 24/7.  Each group is responsible for a different region of the province and they determine what their needs are based the specific terrain, conditions, and weather of…