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When to call for rescue

Check out this great post by the Colorado Search and Rescue Association (COSAR).

When someone is injured or ill and cannot get back to their car on their own, that call is necessary and should be made sooner rather than later.  When someone is lost or overdue for a reasonable amount of time, and/or dangerous weather is approaching, that is also an obvious need for assistance.  

But in some circumstances the decision to call SAR is not so clear cut.

WHEN SHOULD I CALL SEARCH AND RESCUE?

Read the full post about what it means to ‘call for rescue’ here:

https://www.coloradosar.org/when-should-i-call-search-and-rescue/?fbclid=IwAR3Hyof4N2AGRIF4v4oLYHUE3a9qVt97avm62XFdQfYPP0lp02oZ_qbJoBY