A Trip Intentions Form is a great tool to let your friends know what you are planning to do and to give Search and Rescue crews a head start in case something goes wrong. These days barely anyone uses printed forms so we created an online version.
First you'll need to fill in your Trip Intentions into an online form. When you click the submit button, the form will convert your answers into a nice PDF and send it to you and your nominated contact. That's already it.
⚠️There is no automated alert or monitoring system in the background. If you are overdue beyond your return time, it is the responsibility of your contact to follow up and call 000, if necessary.
Filling out the form is easy and straight forward. Here is an example of the PDF which will be emailed out. It is your responsibility to assure your contact received the completed form and know what to do, in case you are overdue. It is also your responsibility to advise your contact, if your plans change or you want to correct information you entered into the form.
If you think this is a useful service or you have any feedback for us, send us an email email@example.com
We're looking into developing this form in cooperation with other organisations. If you have any feedback for us or want to be part of this development, send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org
You still need to plan your trip according to your skill, experience, knowledge and gear.
There is usually a combination of the below factors which result in problems occurring
If above does not help STAY WHERE YOU ARE*.
* Why should you stay where you are? Good question! In general searchers look for you in the most probable areas and then spread the search radius. If you stay where you are, they will eventually find you. If you're moving, you and the searchers need to be at the same place at the same time which is less likely. You could even walk into an area which has previously been searched and that makes your rescue even less likely.