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ResQLink 400 Picks Up Injured Hiker in Rocky Terrain

ResQLink 400 Picks Up Injured Hiker in Rocky Terrain
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ResQLink 400 Picks Up Injured Hiker in Rocky Terrain

-39.1928169°S, 175.5938117°E

Posted on May 20, 2022 by Ana

What happened?

My partner and I were doing the beautiful Tongariro Northern Circuit from Whakapapa Village. On Day 2, we had done the Devil’s staircase, crossed the South Crater and Red Crater, had negotiated the scree section on the descent and were approaching Emerald Lake when my foot slipped.

I guess it must have hit a stationary rock because I managed to break my ankle in three spots. Once we realised what had happened and that I couldn’t walk out of the Park, I activated my ResQLink PLB.

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was with me in good time, given the distance it had to travel to get to my location and airlifted me to hospital.

Words of wisdom

I cannot stress enough how important it is to have a PLB with you – you just never know when you will need it, it is one of the best things you can do for yourself to keep safe.

Thank you note

Thank you for designing a system that means you can get help when you need it!

Rescue location

Manawatu-Wanganui 4691, New Zealand

Rescue team

Law Enforcement / Police

ResQLink™ 400

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$339.95

Small but resilient, the ResQLink 400 has been professionally engineered and tested to ensure it can withstand even the harshest elements. This buoyant Personal Locator Beacon requires no subscription for use and can be utilized to enhance your safety in a wide variety of environments. Whether on land, at sea, or in the air, trust that the ResQLink’s satellite precision and military durability, put rescue in the palm of your hands.

 

Features and Benefits:

  • No Subscription Required
  • GPS and Galileo GNSS
  • Built-In Buoyancy
  • Strobe and Infrared Strobe
  • Global Coverage
  • MEOSAR Compatible
  • Small and lightweight
  • 5-year battery life
  • 24+ hours Operational Life**
  • Multi-function Clip System Included
**Based on test report from an accredited laboratory WARNING: PROP 65   
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