What3Words

A new app, for making it easy to remember, and pass on GPS coordinates….  It seems pretty cool, and they claim to be able to cover the world, in 3 words.

More info here:  https://what3words.com/wounds.client.face

 I think our Hunter Access road is “timings.flood.friday”  the app doesn’t seem to convert coords. I sent them a question about that…

Safe OHV Operation in the Desert – Know Before you Go!

OHV recreation occurs all over the country on all sorts of terrains. Many lucky OHV recreationists will have the opportunity to experience riding on trails in heavily wooded areas, areas with serious exposure in mountainous areas or in open plains. Others yet will have the opportunity to ride on dunes or through the desert. Each type of area has its unique safety concerns – this article focuses on desert safety.

NOHVCC recently spoke with Brian Puckett who is a paramedic and leads search and rescue operations for the Bureau of Land Management’s El Centro Field Office in California, which manages the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. Brian leads a team of five permanent staff who are bolstered with seasonal help during the busy winter season. The team responds to 400 calls a year and deal with a vast range of injuries. Brian said, “Everything from splinter removal to serious traumatic injuries – we see it all.”

More info here…   https://www.nohvcc.org/safe-ohv-operation-in-the-desert-know-before-you-go/

6 Solutions For Managing Multi-Use Trails And Conflict

American Trails hosted a panel of experts to discuss multi-use trails and conflict at the 2019 International Trails Symposium and Training Institute. These experts included Scott Linnenburger of Kay-Linn Enterprises and Professional Trailbuilders Association , Danielle Fowles of Tread Lightly!, Chelle Grald of AERC Trailmaster & Vermont Trails Advocate, Cam Lockwood of Trails Unlimited, and Steve Salisbury of American Motorcyclist Association. The panel was moderated by Karen Umphress, principal of UP! Outside and project manager with Great Outdoor Consultants.

 More info here…  https://www.americantrails.org/resources/multi-use-trails-and-conflict