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How to choose the best backcountry communication device for your next adventure
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When you’re out in the wild and need to call for help, don’t be surprised if your cellphone reads "No Service."

Victims of severe trauma or acute medical emergencies have the greatest chance of survival if they are delivered to a level-one trauma center within an hour of the onset condition. Bob Amick, a Red Cross Wilderness First Aid instructor-trainer and vice president of young adult programs in the Western Colorado Council, calls this the "golden hour."


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