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Safety Advice

We'd rather not meet you

As much as our members love dropping everything to support a search and rescue operation, we'd rather we don't have to.

If you are thinking of heading in to the outdoors, we recommend you check out AdventureSmart 

Outdoor Safety Code

 

Plan your trip
Seek local knowledge and plan the route you will take and the amount of time you can reasonably expect it to take. Here's how...

 

Tell someone
Tell someone your plans and leave a date to raise the alarm if you haven’t returned. Here's how...

 

Be aware of the weather
New Zealand’s weather can be highly unpredictable. Check the forecast and expect weather changes. Here's how...

 

Know your limits
Challenge yourself within your physical limits and experience.Here's how...

 

Take sufficient supplies
Make sure you have enough food, clothing, equipment and emergency rations for the worst-case scenario. Take an appropriate means of communication. Here's how...