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Buffalo Hiking Club Message Board › Advice from SAR teams

Advice from SAR teams

Gary
WNYTrails
Group Organizer
Buffalo, NY
Post #: 164

SAR - it stands for both "Search and Rescue" and "Search and Recovery." No one hopes for a search and rescue, but everyone would rather be involved in a search and rescue rather than a search and recovery.

Warm weather brings lots of people outside, and with them follows an increased occurrence of SAR's. Two recent news story about outdoor safety from SAR teams are worth the read, one local, one from California:

Search and Rescue Offers “Top Ten” Hiking Tips

Hiking: fun but potentially deadly

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