Are you planning an outing on foot, ski or snowshoe? Are you well prepared to avoid mishaps? Do you know what to do if you get lost in the forest?

With two members of Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais - Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue (SBO-OVSAR), we will discuss the following topics:

  • survival priorities
  • how to avoid hypothermia
  • trip planning
  • essential items to bring with you
  • navigation tools
  • search and rescue techniques

For whom

This Friends of Gatineau Park activity is for persons aged 12 and older.


English presentation: Friday, December 4, 2020, at 7 pm
French presentation:
Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 7 pm





Any voluntary contribution in the form of a donation would be appreciated.

The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.


Places are limited and registration is required. You can register online:

Or by telephone: 819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free).


For more information about the activity or about the Friends of Gatineau Park in general, please call 819-827-3113 or visit