Check out the Groups functionality on SPOT Adventures and help us get some cool groups started! Create or join user groups and start topic discussions within those groups.
Joining a SPOT Adventures group is simple! Log on to your SPOT Adventures account (if you don’t have one, sign up for a free account today!).
Click on Groups
Find a group to join by typing in keywords in the “Find Groups” search box that best suits your interest. For example, “biking,” “ATV” or “hiking.”
No matches? Create your own group! We’ve already seen some interesting ones pop up like “Lighthouse Adventures”, whose goal is to “visit every lighthouse in the world”. Sounds like a fun goal to us!
Click on Create Now in the Create Group box.
Add a name for the group
Write a description about what your group is all about
Select the desired settings
Upload a picture or logo
And hit “Create Group”
Begin adding your adventures or invite other adventurers to your group!
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Rescue Profile: Tom
Case #: 13665
Tom Madlem had been riding motorcycles for 50 years. Death Valley was one trip he had never taken before though. He and a friend had planned to take 2 weeks off and make the ride. However, the first part of the trip was going to force Madlem to commit the “cardinal sin” - biking alone.
This meant he would be riding alone through the desert for two days before meeting up with his friend. After his wife and son begged him not to go by himself, he was then convinced to purchase his SPOT GEN3™ for the trip so his family would have peace of mind. He made it the first day just fine alone. Tuesday morning, he had not ridden 10 miles when he took a hard fall on his bike.