Mirror Staff

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is authorized to sell voluntary Hike Safe Cards for $25 per person and $35 per family.

The card is valuable for anyone hiking, paddling, cross country skiing or engaging in other outdoor recreation. People who obtain the cards are not liable to repay rescue costs if they need to be rescued. An individual may still be liable for response expenses if the actions that created the need for the emergency response meet criteria set forth by legislation: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xviii/206/206-26-bb.htm

Some key info:

+ The information can be printed out by the consumer at the time of purchase or may be downloaded as a pdf on a smart phone.

+The card covers the calendar year from the date and time of purchase through December 31.

+For purposes of purchasing a family Hike Safe Card, families include the hike safe cardholder, his or her spouse, and his or her minor children and minor stepchildren, as well as those under guardianship, as of the date of purchase.

To Purchase this virtual card, click here: https://www.nhfishandgame.com/Instruction.aspx?m=hs