/ NEWS: Personal Locator Beacons Get Green Light
Read more at http://www.ukhillwalking.com/news/item.php?id=66018
wasn't there a thread on this once? :-)
The thread about how all the dreadful mean climbers wanted poor innocent horse riders to suffer horrible deaths in the middle of nowhere?
Naw, I meant this one:
The team welcome this development. We hope that the minority of frivolous activations will be far out weighed by the lives saved and suffering reduced by a faster response in remote locations.
Good move. Reassuring for lone walkers in wild areas with uncertain plans.
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