The Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society will deliver a professional quality search and rescue service to the community by developing and maintaining resources and skills to safely and successfully resolve incidents outlined in the risk assessment of the area.
Who We Are
The Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society is comprised of dedicated individuals intent on providing unparalleled community service when called upon by local or provincial agencies. The diversity of the personnel is matched only by the various tasks in which the team participates and can range from search and rescue to fundraising and community events. You can find out more about us by clicking here.
Going Hiking? Carry the 10 Essentials
Anybody exploring the outdoors should carry the ten essentials at ALL times. Why? Because they just might save your life! The ten essentials are:
- Waterproof matches or lighter
- Fire starter or candle
- Pocket knife
- Large orange plastic bag or tarp
- Water and food
- Extra clothes
- First aid kit
- Map and Compass
Now that winter has hit the lower mainland, be sure to pack extra warm clothing ideally with less that 20% cotton.
TIP: Wool is best, as it keeps you warm even when wet. And as always fill out and give a trip plan to a family member or friend!
Click here to view more survival tips from the members of Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue.