SPOT LLC is proud to partner with the American Hiking Society (AHS) to help support its conservation and awareness programs and share a strong commitment to protecting trails across the country. It is important to SPOT as a company to protect and promote foot trails and the hiking experience so that our pursuit of adventure can live on.
AHS is a tremendous resource for trail-lovers or anyone in the outdoors for that matter. Members receive outstanding benefits like a subscription to Backpacker Magazine, American Hiker and members-only discounts and Volunteer Vacations.
Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America's hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas and the hiking experience. American Hiking represents thousands of members committed to beautiful places to hike, who believe that the preservation of hiking trails and their environments is important and a worthwhile legacy to leave future generations. To learn more about American Hiking Society and its programs, visit www.AmericanHiking.org.
Rescue Profile: Michael Herrera
Case #: 15697
On October 23 in DeKalb County, Alabama, retired Houston firefighter Michael Herrera was alone and off-roading on his dual-sport bike when he took a hard fall. Although initially disoriented, Michael’s experience as a first responder told him that his injuries were more serious than he could see so he reached for his SPOT Gen3® and pressed the S.O.S. button.Read More