/ Oman -Safety and Rescue
I am involved in a short trip to Oman with a corporate group. We are using a local provider for a canyonning activity (Snake canyon, South of Muscat) and doing a bit of trekking around. As part of my 'due diligence' I need to check a few things out for myself and was hoping the UKC collective could help!
Anyone had any experience of using search and rescue services in Oman, what realistically exists, what is the best way to contact them?
What is the mobile phone coverage like generally (would prefer not to have to take a Sat Phone)?
We are going early May, which will be hot but hopefully bearable.
Any other tips/things to watch out for/ contacts for the area etc
Many thanks in advance.
As for rescue services, I gather they're minimal: see here http://www.omanclimbing.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=738
Your "local provider" should be able to provide you with this information surely?
Thanks for that. I have been discussing this with the provider but also wanted to get some independent opinions too.
Anyone else had any experience?
I believe this person has http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/profile.php?id=76775
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