Category Archives: Emergency Wilderness Survival

Emergency Wilderness Survival, Part 4

[Editorial note: This is the fourth part of a series which starts here.  Part 3 is here.]   The Personal Survival Kit In my discussion of planning and preparation, I say that you should carry a personal survival kit. A personal survival kit (often abbreviated to PSK) is a set of tools and supplies to […]

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Emergency Wilderness Survival, Part 3

[Editorial note: This is the third part of a series which starts here.  Part 2 is here.] . Planning and Preparation Nobody intends to become trapped in a dire situation and then struggle to survive, but some people do what they reasonably can to ready themselves for the possibility. The steps you take before you […]

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Emergency Wilderness Survival, Part 2

[Editorial note: This is the second part of a series which starts here.] Being Survival Minded At home, potable water is obtained by turning on the faucet, or opening a bottle. Food is available from the fridge or pantry, or a store or restaurant. Warmth is achieved by turning on the heater or bundling up. […]

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Emergency Wilderness Survival, Part 1

In early December, I posted a humorous look at the danger signs I’ve encountered while photographing nature. Humor aside, people who head into nature can face real and substantial dangers. I see people seriously injure themselves on a regular basis, such as the unfortunate person in my picture, above. I also encounter several people per […]

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