We pack our fears. That’s a quote that I’ve heard ultralight backpackers say time and time again, and it sure was my experience when I
Whether you’re just out for a leisurely day hike, or fending off charging Grizzlies on a 4,700 mile solo expedition around the Alaskan Yukon, the
I’ve spent a lot of time on the trails this summer hiking all over San Diego County, putting my fair weather gear through its paces.
Have you ever been tempted to snap a selfie with a rattlesnake? Of course you haven’t, because you’re a sensible person, and you realize that
Our body’s are amazing organisms with a remarkable sense of self-preservation, but they’re only able to manage heat transfer to a point. In a wilderness
For those of us who enjoy heading out into the wilderness, snake encounters are a fact of life. The good news is that the chance
In my last article, “This Wilderness Survival Quiz Just Might Save Your Life – Part 1/2“, I laid out four of the most basic principles of wilderness
When it comes to wilderness survival, there are a few very basic rules to keep in mind that will keep you alive long enough to