The best way to address a missing person situation is to prevent it. In the Prevention menu there is some useful links and information on prevention.
Statistics show that each year in across Canada there are approximately 10,000 incidents, mostly marine based. Search and Rescue (SAR) incidents involve all types of outdoor enthusiasts each year, from hiking and skiing to backcountry travelers and boaters.
Always be informed and prepared before you set out. Time spent gaining extra knowledge and in preparation can help reverse the SAR incident trend.
By following three easy steps, AdventureSmart believes that outdoor recreationalists will significantly improve their chances of survival should they become hurt or lost.