Point of Contact (POC) Informtaion
Generally, every paddler has a cell phone and usually different carriers.  This typically allows for one or more of the paddlers to have cell coverage throughout the expedition.  In the event there is no cell coverage Blackwater Paddle Club has licensed Amateur Radio Operators which carry hand-held radios capable of reaching personnel that can relay information.  Also, we utilize SPOT GPS messenger devices which allows us to send information to family & loved ones for daily updates and emergency personnel in the event of a medical emergency.  

In the event communication is hindered/broken, a spreadsheet containing all participant's POCs will be made and disseminated to participants prior to the expedition.  Your POC is expected to contact those listed on the spreadsheet with the most updated information they received.

Any person(s) that requests emergency personnel for any reason will be held responsible for the associated costs.