Friday, June 14, 2024

Rescued Podcast // Ep 005 – Owen and the AAWT

When first help can’t aid you

Everyone knows the significance of getting stable first help abilities after we head off into the bush. A very good distant space first help course not solely provides us the technical know-how of what to do in an emergency, however confidence to step in and act when somebody suffers an harm.

Nonetheless, there’s one thing that first help programs can’t actually put together us for that may depart us feeling weak particularly when travelling solo.

On this episode, I hear from skilled bushwalker, cross-country skier, runner and all spherical journey traveller, Owen, on what occurred throughout day 21 of the 650 km Australian Alps Strolling Observe when he discovered himself alone and pushing the SOS button.

O’ Mice an’ Males by Owen Morris [oil paint on canvas 56 cm x 81 cm]

Artist’s Assertion

How rapidly issues can change. Day 21 of strolling the Australian Alps Strolling Observe. The climate was magic and my first views of the Snowy Mountains in NSW beckoned me on. I couldn’t have been happier. 24 hours later the climate was atrocious and a critical sickness had overwhelmed me that introduced my world crashing down. A surprising finish to a lovely dream. O’ Mice an’ Males captures the chaotic finish to ‘finest laid plans’. This all performed out on the Lengthy Spur between Mount Bogong and Mount Wills.

Owen Morris

You’ll be able to learn Owen’s story on Bushwalking Victoria’s weblog.

Owen’s story takeaways

  • The worth of excellent planning
  • To think about tips on how to cope with medical emergencies within the bush, not simply apparent first help
  • Being conscious of the constraints of solo strolling – not in a position to share the load of choice making and actions
  • Worth of testing and checking cost on satellite tv for pc comms
  • Making properly thought out choices in the course of disaster
  • Worth of satellite tv for pc comms and the SOS button
  • Significance of discovering closure after an incident

View on Zencastr

Episode Transcript

Obtain the transcript right here.

Due to

Sponsor // Paddy Pallin

Rescued Podcast fundamental photograph // Ben Cirulis and

Nature SFX // [Kangaroo Vindaloo and Monkey Pants]

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