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June 2009 Blog Posts (2)

10 tips for getting rescued, Signaling and Communication in the wilderness

Calling for help or getting rescued in the wilderness is not something most of us want to do, but spend enough time outdoors and chances are you’ll experience some type of emergency. When it comes to using your cell phone and getting rescued, here are10 tips you can follow that will help rescuers find you quickly, assist them, and get you out safely. A quick rescue increases the odds of survival and can reduce exposure to rescue parties. Communication and signaling play an important role in… Continue

Added by Ali Alami on June 25, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Plant edibility test

Having a basic knowledge of edible and poisonous plants can help a hiker in a survival situation. More common is the enjoyment of recognizing and trying different plants. Plants are an easy source of food to procure when a person is on the move and don’t require specialized tools or much effort to gather. Here are some tips on eating plants in the wild;



If you don’t know a plant and can’t identify it, you can do an edibility test in a survival situation to find out if it’s edible.… Continue

Added by Ali Alami on June 17, 2009 at 11:13pm — No Comments

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