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Camping Trip to Crab Lake Cut Short

44.7460° N°N, 78.2201° W°E

Posted on June 24, 2022 by Sergei

What happened?

We were on a backcountry camping trip in Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, Crab lake. It was rainy throughout the day. The campsite was located on a granite outcrop which was very slippery because of rain.

Crab Lake

Our friends arrived late at night when it was dark. Soon after we started to prepare for the night and move all our food away from the campsite, Sergei slipped on the rock and fell down. He broke his ankle.

Campsite

We decided to use ResQLink+ to get help. Two hours later two men in a canoe arrived at our campsite. They secured Sergei’s leg and loaded him into their canoe and then moved slowly over the night to the portage to the next lake, where they moved him to the motor boat and landed him safely at the public boat launch. The ambulance was waiting for him already.

Journey Away from Crab Lake

Words of wisdom

Always remember that you need a back up plan, no matter where you go. You never know what may happen.

Thank you note

We are thankful to all the people who helped to rescue our friend Sergei, and we were happy to have the ResQLink.

Rescue location

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park

Rescue team

Law Enforcement / Police

ResQLink™+

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This product has been replaced by the ResQLink View. Learn More It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™+ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a buoyant, GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected survival situation, the ResQLink+ PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites, allowing local first responders to more easily get you home safe and sound. Be Prepared for the Unpredictable!  
  • Buoyant
  • LED strobe light
  • Self Test
  • 66 Channel GPS
  • Easy emergency activation
  • Antenna clip

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