It is important that people are fully aware of what dangers are involved when visiting the mountains. In many parts of the region, snow and ice are still major factors … Continue Reading Hike Safe: It’s Your Responsibility
Navigation devices: You cannot rely solely on cellphones in the outdoors; especially not if you’re lost in the woods. Using apps with GPS navigation is super helpful, but it is … Continue Reading Trail Navigation: 101
Navigation: This includes a physical map, a compass, an altimeter, some sort of GPS tracking device, a personal locator beacon or a satellite messenger device.
Hypothermia is the potentially deadly drop in one’s body temperature. Typically a result of extended exposure in sub- freezing temperatures. It can be a potentially fatal condition. Hypothermia can strike during any season, even when temperatures are mild.