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  1. ovrlndr

    OB Approved The Importance of Search and Rescue Insurance, Donations, and SAR Cards (US)

    This article applies to the United States, but the information may be useful to those outside of the U.S. as well. Being that search and rescue is typically a responsibility that falls to local law enforcement and varies state-to-state, it is difficult enough to scope this article for just the...
  2. ovrlndr

    OB Approved Personal Satellite Communicators

    Everyone participating in outdoor recreation of any kind in remote areas, especially those where cell reception is spotty or non-existent, contact with other people is infrequent, and the elements and/or terrain can lead to accidents, injury, or death should consider some type of personal...
  3. ovrlndr

    How many of you have purchased SAR cards where you wheel? Carry a personal GPS?

    Have you purchased a SAR card? I have one for Colorado... $12 for 5 years, no brainer. Do you carry a personal GPS device (SPOT, inReach, etc.)? Do you have GEOS or a GEOS-type SAR membership?
  4. TRT87

    OB Approved Lost and Found: File a trip report!

    Lost and Found: File a trip report! - Tyler Tennies We as Overland Bound members love exploring. It’s a part of who we are, but what happens when we find ourselves with a broken vehicle, lost, or worse yet injured and alone? Exploring remote locations alone or in a small group can turn south...