If you get lost
Stop and think. Stay calm.
Recheck your navigation and maps
Re tracing your steps a short distance may assist. Locate your last known point if possible.
Gaining some height may assist in orientation and communications
If above does not help STAY WHERE YOU ARE.
Shelter. Find or make shelter to stay warm and dry.
Call for help. Use communication devices you have with you; e.g. radios, mobile phones, satellite phones, SPOTs etc.
Call your designated Contact People
Call 000 and ask for Police [more information]
Activate your PLB. If other communications are not possible and there is a threat of grave and imminent danger, activate your Distress Beacon (PLB or EPIRB) if you have one.
Make your position visible to searchers on land and in the air; e.g. lighting a fire or leave bright clothing or equipment in an open area that can be seen.
Light a fire if you have the means and it is safe to do so. Burning green leaves will create more smoke.
Stay together. If you are in a group stay together, do not separate.
Stay warm and dry. It can take a considerable time for rescuers to reach you so your priority is to remain warm and dry.
Ration your food and water if necessary. Source local water if possible and it is safe to do so.
Wait for rescue and listen for searchers. Listen for aircraft, vehicles, voices, shouts, radios
Give distress signals. Use three consecutive signals (e.g. shouts, whistles, torch flashes, mirror flashes, waving bright items)