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Avalanche kills Canadian skier JP Auclair

Canadian freestyle skier JP Auclair died in an avalanche in Chile along with fellow skier Andreas Fransson while skiing on Mount San Lorenzo near the border between Patagonian Chile and Argentina. 21 more words

Emergency Medicine

Student Opportunity Fund 2013-14

Look out for posts coming up in the next few weeks about projects that were funded in 2013-14. Here’s a sneak preview of what they’ll be covering. 94 more words

Social Brain

Why I Prep for Emergencies


That photo must be a mass of ebola victims somewhere in Africa — a horrible scene of mass casualties, dying in a makeshift hospital. Awful. Try New Orleans, Louisiana. 1,248 more words

Patagonia

I am going to be heading out on a little adventure in January to explore some of the Patagonian wilderness in Southern Argentina and Chile. 32 more words

Wilderness Medicine

Survival Weekly - 9/22/14...

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Risk vs. reward – The human body is tough, but not designed to fall from heights. Pick your climbing trees carefully. 

Fall from tree, leads to fall off cliff and severe trauma -

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Wilderness Survival

Survival Weekly - 9/15/14...

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It has been discussed on this blog before about how hard it can be for pilots and their observers to spot victims. Be sure to have signalling gear and skills with you..

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