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Tag Archives: Survival
Winter Survival Fire Lighting Skills – Why Don’t We Teach Them?
Lighting a fire in the winter woods can be a challenge, particularly in really deep snow. Can you do it? Is having a pocket BIC lighter enough? And should you? Some might say no. Phil Werner, author of the Section … Continue reading
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The Magnesium Fire Starter Scam
Maybe you’ve purchased one – just in case. But does it work? This informative piece by the Fortune Bay Expedition Team suggests that not all magnesium fire-starters are equal. When down to the wire, you’ll want the real deal. FBET also shows … Continue reading
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Hiker Survives 4 Days in Utah Desert Without Food
Victoria Grover, a 59-year-old physician assistant from Maine, said she was shivering uncontrollably by the end of her ordeal, showing early signs of hypothermia. Grover broke her leg about two miles from the trailhead while returning from a 6-mile round … Continue reading