One Week In August: Stories From Search and Rescue in British Columbia

One Week In August: Stories From Search and Rescue in British Columbia

by Jim McAllister
One Week In August: Stories From Search and Rescue in British Columbia

One Week In August: Stories From Search and Rescue in British Columbia

by Jim McAllister

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Overview

One Week in August: Stories from Search and Rescue in British Columbia provides insights into how volunteer search and rescue groups, volunteer members, and agencies respond to locate lost persons and rescue those hurt or stranded.

Based on actual incidents and responses that took place during one week in 2004 under very challenging conditions, individuals and some of those rescued relay their first-hand experiences while the author provides further insight through his experiences over 45 years in search and rescue.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780228892878
Publisher: Tellwell Talent
Publication date: 06/07/2023
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Jim McAllister has been involved in search and rescue for over 45 years, starting as a volunteer member in the Rocky Mountains in 1977 as a member of Golden and District SAR and then Cranbrook SAR. He became the SAR specialist for the Province of B.C. in 2002. In 2008, Jim retired from the provincial government as a director with Emergency Management British Columbia, then became a volunteer director for special projects with the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association. Jim has been involved with many major projects: the establishment of the Canadian Avalanche Centre, the updating of volunteer reimbursement rates, the establishment of health and safety guidelines, the formation of a joint health and safety committee, and the establishment of the British Columbia Search and Rescue Volunteer Memorial. Jim wrote a book on the last project, titled "A Monument to Remember."
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