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by Rex Sanders

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Article Summary:

In the United States, taxpayers and volunteers cover most of the costs of search and rescue (SAR). But you might get very large bills for an ambulance helicopter, or treatment in a hospital. Many companies offer rescue insurance or rescue assistance.

How much could a backpacking search and rescue cost? Should you get insurance?

If you get into serious trouble, call for help now. Worry about money later.


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