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ResQLink+ Seeks Search and Rescue in New Zealand
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Hiking

Hiking

Forest

Forest

Lost

Lost

Weather

Weather

Normal conditions

Normal conditions

Hiking

ResQLink+ Seeks Search and Rescue in New Zealand

-46.3470445°S, 167.9723684°E

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Catherine

What happened?

I had been walking on Te Araroa Trail in The Longwoods and could not figure how I to get past some very large metal gates; I was using my phone to help navigate me and it went flat. So I turned around and tried to find a way out. I walked 14 km on a gravel road but felt the track at the end was over grown so I back tracked, but ran out of daylight. I was reluctant to set off my ResQLink+ beacon as I was not injured.

The Trail Catherine Hiked

In the meantime my husband and a friend who just happens to be a member of local search and rescue Southland set up a search and went looking for me. When I became very cold I became frightened so set off my husband’s ResQLink+ beacon which he insisted I carry. I was picked up in about 20 minutes as the team were in the area searching the maze of forrestry roads.

The Hut Catherine Came To

Words of wisdom

Be Prepared

Thank you note

Thank you for your great technology

Rescue location

Longwood 9881, New Zealand

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

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This product has been replaced by the ResQLink View.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

WARNING: PROP 65

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