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Hoping for the best, expecting the worst: A Backcountry Serenity Prayer

So there I am, walking down the trail, chatting amiably with my companions, when we hear shouting. There, around the corner, is a pretty gruesome scene. 1,458 more words

Adventure

The Importance of Wilderness Medicine

-Colin Grey

As the number of people engaging in outdoor sports such as hiking, climbing, backcountry skiing, and kayaking increases, the traffic in the backcountry increases. 653 more words

Adventure

Rescuing Naked Foragers...

Three worlds collide in a BigPig news update..

Due to technical difficulties, a.k.a. moving further into the mountains, I have had limited computer access of late, but stuff has been brewing in the land of many pigs.. 258 more words

Search And Rescue

Wilderness Medical Training

I’m in the middle of my third training in wilderness medicine.  I’m what’s called a WFR, a Wilderness First Responder, and to keep my certification up to date I periodically have to re-certify.   438 more words

Adventure

BUSAR Training - Ski's March of the Skedco..

My only experience with a Skedco before March’s training was hauling out a dead body a couple years back, so when Ski told me he had acquired a couple for our training weekend, I was excited to ride in one. 167 more words

Search And Rescue

Survival Weekly - 2/3/16...

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Welcome to another edition of Survival Weekly, where the real wilderness survival “reality show” plays out everyday, in the wild places around our world. 466 more words

Wilderness Survival

Survival Weekly - 1/21/16...

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Welcome to another edition of Survival Weekly, where the real wilderness survival “reality show” plays out everyday, in the wild places around our world. 371 more words

Wilderness Survival