Tag: emergencies

59 What are essential items in an emergency kit? 2012-01-24T20:29:40.693

39 What essential items should go in a small first aid kit? 2012-01-27T18:13:06.567

34 If I have to cross an icy, flowing river, what are some ways I can cross safely? 2012-01-28T17:01:16.287

29 Modern equivalent of a flare gun? 2017-04-24T22:42:06.997

28 If I cross paths with a bear, what should I do? 2012-01-28T23:15:40.140

26 Keeping warm in an emergency 2012-01-24T20:25:03.620

26 How bad do circumstances need to be before activating a PLB? 2012-01-31T18:33:35.003

24 How can I signal for help in the wilderness? 2012-01-25T11:52:34.537

23 Which side of an emergency blanket should I use? 2012-01-25T19:19:55.693

21 What pattern for casual planes should a castaway create on a desert island? 2012-01-28T00:17:40.600

21 Can I shoot a bear in self-defense? 2012-01-28T23:23:23.560

20 Can you eat pine needles in an emergency? 2012-02-02T16:17:44.083

20 Should one remove their boots in an emergency bivvy situation? 2017-05-15T08:49:40.930

19 What steps should I take if someone starts sinking? 2012-01-24T22:33:51.470

18 How do you make a snow shelter? 2012-01-28T14:44:11.877

18 Light-weight emergency overnight-gear 2013-06-15T01:52:51.483

18 What is the risk of starting a forest or wildland fire with a flare gun? 2017-04-25T13:58:52.060

17 How long is too long to suffer from constipation in the back country? 2012-01-27T06:40:27.707

17 If lost in the wilderness, what is the first thing I should do? 2012-01-28T18:05:22.693

17 How can I contact emergency services in the US via the internet? 2014-04-24T06:59:26.573

17 What format should I use to report my location to emergency responders? 2014-07-04T20:49:34.920

16 Is it practical to get a satellite phone for communication from remote areas? 2012-01-26T20:27:06.527

16 Are there any specific guidelines for edible plants in North America? 2012-01-26T23:09:14.950

16 Falling into an ice cold body of water 2012-03-08T01:59:10.923

14 How do you get back in canoe, by yourself? 2016-09-23T16:49:46.833

12 What is a good knife for survival in a forested environment? 2012-01-25T18:51:53.977

12 How do I catch fish with fish hooks but no bait? 2012-01-25T19:00:57.597

12 Does anyone have an account of someone using a survival tin in a survival situation 2012-08-28T02:29:38.330

12 Alternatives to retreating quickly when caught in a lightning storm when rock climbing? 2013-09-07T20:36:23.183

11 What is the best rope to have in a survival situation? 2012-01-28T16:55:04.347

11 Group protocol should the group become separated 2012-06-01T12:58:32.123

11 If injured and lost, what are your biggest priorities for survival? 2014-08-15T14:25:31.520

10 Good ways to avoid snakes when hiking? 2012-01-28T23:37:04.807

10 What qualities to look for in a good emergency whistle? 2012-02-15T17:20:03.070

10 Satellite phone payment plans for irregular use 2014-07-17T18:14:35.053

10 Can fire starting liquid be used in a kerosene lamp? 2015-04-02T14:50:38.307

10 How much flotation does a canoe need? 2016-09-13T13:53:47.850

9 How to improvise a signal mirror? 2012-01-28T16:52:18.437

9 Planned winter bivi 2014-07-20T20:17:59.297

9 What information to leave with your emergency contact? 2014-08-19T18:16:54.490

9 How to overcome mental hurdles of adventure trauma? 2015-02-24T19:10:51.503

8 Can body-to-body rewarming be used as a last resort treatment of hypothermia? 2013-03-10T05:19:35.803

8 How do I find north using a watch? 2014-09-08T11:32:21.890

8 Are there standardized signals to communicate with aircraft? 2015-04-10T01:22:09.790

8 I can't get floating in my canoe again, now what? 2016-09-16T12:06:29.847

8 Can you use an Iridium phone with a SIM but with no active plan to place an emergency call? 2018-02-18T06:58:13.367

7 How can I report an emergency via SMS text message? 2013-06-16T22:56:16.307

7 Differences for bivi packs 2014-07-21T08:14:59.407

7 Is there a Polish mountain rescue organisation? 2015-08-25T11:50:45.517

7 Is there a safer way to use a flare in a wooded area? 2017-04-26T00:19:59.297

6 If I lose my compass, what is the easiest way to identify and follow a heading? 2012-01-25T20:09:44.777

6 How do you patch/repair an inflatable dinghy while still underway? 2016-05-27T16:08:08.947

6 How to generate white smoke in the wilderness? 2016-08-11T18:20:27.503

5 Dialing an emergency number in a foreign country using a satellite phone 2018-03-07T08:19:51.337

4 Trekking solo in South Africa 2013-11-08T07:03:27.817

4 What to do if someone gets impaled in the stomach? 2017-10-29T04:58:40.310

3 What essentials should you bring with you on a day hike? 2012-01-26T21:55:12.343

2 What are some emergency water purification methods? 2014-08-22T17:32:59.357