Tag: safety

69 Should I run if I see wild dogs? 2015-10-21T05:10:19.150

69 What's wrong with swimming out far? 2017-07-15T17:50:15.283

58 How should I remove a tick? 2012-01-24T23:24:49.023

58 How can I take keys with me while swimming? 2017-08-02T14:32:35.010

57 How does water depth affect swimming safety? Why do signs, especially in the UK, say "DANGER: deep water"? 2017-06-22T08:15:54.837

56 Can I safely eat grass? 2017-11-13T14:10:39.810

53 What is the safest way to purify water? 2012-01-24T20:06:47.973

53 Is it dangerous to rope together on an ascent of hard packed ice? 2017-02-01T12:07:43.960

53 What are the dangers of walking barefoot in towns/cities? 2017-03-26T17:07:16.147

49 Is drinking urine safe? 2012-01-25T11:50:28.597

49 How to safely rescue someone drowning as an untrained bystander? 2017-06-26T07:26:32.823

45 How can I tell if I am dehydrated or have low electrolytes (need salt, etc.)? 2014-08-04T14:51:03.467

44 Is it possible to rappel with only a rope? (No harness, Prusik cord, or other gear) 2012-01-26T03:09:06.090

41 How to react to cattle charging towards you? 2015-11-17T13:36:54.330

39 Can I use a bicycle helmet as a climbing helmet? 2012-05-28T01:14:23.173

38 Backpacking or hiking in areas open to hunting 2012-01-31T22:16:51.450

36 How to treat a severe allergic reaction while hiking? 2016-04-13T16:26:55.613

35 What should I do to avoid ticks other than wear particular clothing? 2016-07-19T11:24:17.843

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

32 Can I sail a raft on a European river with commercial traffic? 2012-01-24T20:02:34.280

32 How dangerous is a band of coyotes to a lone, unarmed human? 2013-09-16T00:37:05.873

32 How far would you need to fall for it to be fatal? 2015-04-07T10:25:42.327

32 When back country camping, how do you avoid being attacked by a mountain lion in your sleep? 2017-02-15T20:43:18.913

30 When will a rattlesnake strike? 2015-08-24T19:09:51.067

30 How would you help a snapping turtle cross the road? 2016-10-11T15:35:54.837

29 What makes certain mountains more dangerous than others? 2014-09-16T04:02:28.927

29 How dangerous are kangaroos? 2016-12-09T16:10:46.333

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

28 Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering? 2012-01-24T19:56:42.110

28 What precautions should I take to protect myself and my camp from bears? 2012-01-25T04:39:15.007

28 Are there any situations while backpacking that would require a watch? 2017-02-22T04:59:19.083

28 What should one do when climbing if someone above you yells ROCK? 2017-03-27T02:30:47.177

27 How to warm up your cold toes and fingers? 2013-03-19T07:03:40.720

26 Why do shin splints happen? 2012-01-27T16:45:02.983

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

26 How safe is it for women to hike alone? 2013-09-06T23:36:28.610

26 How to check if a fence or cable has electricity without having special tools? 2014-12-02T17:34:14.433

26 What to do if the second seems stuck and absolutely no communication is possible? 2015-09-25T16:59:03.873

26 Can you get permanent brain damage by spending a day at 10,000ft (~3000m) altitude? 2017-10-28T15:36:17.337

25 What is the best way to cross streams while backpacking? 2012-03-16T19:35:36.623

25 Meeting an unknown snake on the trail; what is the best thing to do? 2015-12-03T01:52:18.550

25 Will Black Bears actually follow you up a tree 2016-03-07T17:58:47.147

25 Is it unsafe to ride the chair lift with a backpack? 2016-12-14T19:35:25.133

25 Are there any tips for preventing a vehicle from being broken into while parked at a trailhead? 2017-03-06T01:31:38.217

25 How do forest fires affect rock climbing? 2017-09-25T04:03:11.643

24 When sailing, how do I rescue a man overboard? 2012-01-26T03:13:49.483

24 Putting in contact lenses when outdoors 2012-03-13T13:02:13.203

24 Surviving a forest fire by starting another fire 2012-05-17T16:23:23.647

24 Cheese and eggs on backpacking trips 2012-12-19T08:34:54.073

24 Can groundwater still be consumed if after boiling the water turns brown with an oily substance floating on top? 2014-06-22T18:07:40.147

24 Can smoldering logs be transported safely 2018-02-14T19:56:52.873

23 How should I check climbing equipment to tell whether it is still safe to use? 2012-01-27T15:29:18.163

23 Wild camping in subsaharan Africa - madness, blasphemy, or bearable? 2012-01-27T23:05:56.423

23 How can you prevent kids getting lost at night while camping? 2012-03-01T01:36:50.730

23 How to inspect climbing bolts? 2012-08-29T16:10:25.753

23 How much sea water can I safely drink? 2015-11-21T13:15:11.003

23 Why are people so worried about Giardia? 2016-03-04T23:19:10.510

23 In a survival situation, should I drink unpurified water? 2016-03-10T21:32:02.033

22 Will a tent provide some protection from bears? 2012-01-26T00:59:23.343

22 Do I need to worry about feral dogs or even wolves if I camp in random areas while hitchhiking in Georgia (the country)? 2012-04-14T09:12:38.737

22 Is my tent pole a lightning rod? 2012-09-23T06:45:57.850

21 Is it safe to use denatured alcohol as an antiseptic? 2013-01-14T13:48:39.007

21 How safe is the bowline knot in different situations? 2013-03-12T10:56:20.857

21 Reacting to tornado warnings while camping with no buildings nearby 2014-06-30T18:54:16.750

21 How to "spot" someone who is bouldering? 2015-10-30T06:27:17.610

21 How should I vet belayers? What should I look for? 2016-03-21T23:09:00.293

21 Reacting to a bee attack 2016-12-28T12:19:09.537

21 Why does suspension trauma happen? 2017-04-04T10:42:11.887

20 How can I tell if a natural snow-bridge is safe to cross? 2013-07-29T21:05:50.720

20 Walking up the slopes. To walk brisk or to walk slow? 2013-11-19T06:49:26.730

20 How can I tell which way is "down wind" 2016-09-07T16:56:37.203

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

19 What style crampon should I use for my hiking boots and how do I adjust them? 2012-01-25T02:20:19.047

19 How do I inspect a climbing rope? 2012-01-25T16:16:58.130

19 Why do many climbers appear to not trust their belay loops? 2013-07-20T19:50:16.650

19 How safe is sleeping in bear country? 2013-10-29T17:02:43.727

19 Are bears attracted by Lotions and Perfumes? 2013-10-30T11:39:23.100

19 Is it safe to cut a climbing rope in half? 2014-04-18T14:10:15.913

19 What are the real dangers of climbing at high altitude? 2014-11-09T00:53:59.883

19 Dropping gear: Where did the hairline/micro fracture urban legend come from? 2014-12-13T05:45:54.043

19 When/Where do foxes attack humans? 2015-12-14T09:16:47.177

19 Descending a dry grass slope with serious inclination and exposure 2015-12-18T07:28:38.663

19 How to deal with dogs on public hiking trails? 2017-01-30T15:32:57.633

19 Does shaving help prevent tick bites? 2017-05-04T21:13:15.487

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

18 What do you do if the fire does get "out of control"? 2013-02-27T20:13:28.340

18 What are the odds that I stand a chance against Wild Boars? 2013-06-19T15:34:51.690

18 Climbing with a much lighter partner? 2014-02-13T02:01:01.893

18 What should a rescue team be equipped with? 2014-07-17T04:44:34.137

18 How safe is a chest harness when used without a sit harness? 2016-08-24T21:55:52.747

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

17 I found a Deer Tick on my friend and removed it, what should I do now? 2012-01-24T23:21:47.983

17 What should you do if you see a rattle snake? 2012-01-25T13:44:27.263

17 Is backcountry hiking in northwestern Russia safe? 2012-07-15T21:38:02.327

17 Sailing with a child 2013-05-14T07:43:08.883

17 Micro-Fractures in Climbing Equipments 2013-10-23T14:24:26.367

17 Is it safe to be in a vehicle during lightning/thunderstorms? 2014-07-11T17:29:15.033

17 What formation to best survive a flood? 2014-09-23T22:21:46.137

17 Is it a bad idea to dry clothes by the fire? 2014-12-15T07:32:39.837