Pre-Trip Planning for a Hiking & Backpacking Trip

July 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Hiking Gear, Safety

Pre-Trip Planning for a Hiking & Backpacking Trip

One of the most important parts of any hike or backpacking adventure is your Pre-Trip Planning. Planning will help ensure your trip goes smoothly, and will allow you to account for any dangers that you may face on your route.

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Heat exhaustion hiking incident

February 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Safety

Heat exhaustion hiking incident

Recently a reader was kind enough to share his experience of suffering from heat stroke while hiking. Heat stroke is a very serious condition that can easily kill a hiker who doe snot know what to look out for.

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Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Winter Snowstorm?

December 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Outdoor Tips, Safety

Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Winter Snowstorm?

While we advise you to be ready at all times of the year, it’s especially important to prepare your vehicle during the harsh winter months.

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Treating Hypothermia

December 21, 2009 by  
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Treating Hypothermia

A sudden change in weather is all it takes for someone to fall victim to hypothermia. Learn what to treat hypothermia.

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Dealing with Bears in the Wild

December 27, 2008 by  
Filed under Safety, Wilderness

Dealing with Bears in the Wild

What to do if you encounter a bear in the wild.

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