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“Survival Techniques”

Apr 7, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
When adventurers need rescuing, who pays the costs of search and rescue?
Feb 12, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Joy Montefusco
The cold is insidious and dangerous. Learn a bit about how to survive in winter's worst.
Nov 7, 2013 05:30 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Like any outdoor activity, hiking comes with its share of dangers. Knowing a few basic things can help keep you safe, and maybe even alive.
May 15, 2013 01:36 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A mountaineer makes a thrashing motion for 700 meters and avoids being buried by snow. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2013 05:54 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A British climber skids 100 feet down an ice cliff, with minor injuries, and his helmet cam records the whole thing. ->
Mar 6, 2013 12:08 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A snowmobile rescuer finds a teenager lost for two days in poor visability. ->
Jul 19, 2011 06:48 PM ET // Joy Montefusco
Before we can understand our psychological reactions in a survival setting, it is helpful to first know a little bit about stress. Stress is not a disease that you cure and eliminate. Instead, it is a condition we all experience. Stress can be described as our reaction to pressure. It is the name g...
Sep 10, 2011 04:01 PM ET // Courtney Siegel
You need three types of materials to build a fire -- tinder, kindling and fuel. Tinder is dry material that ignites with little heat -- a spark starts a fire. The tinder must be absolutely dry to be sure just a spark will ignite it. If you only have a device that generates sparks, charred [...]
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