Learning how to use a map and compass is one of the most essential skills for backcountry navigation. Even with all the GPS technology we have today, it pays to know how to find your way around using no more than a compass and the Earth’s magnetic field
Learn to identify some of the most common and dangerous snakes. If you run into a copperhead, cottonmouth or diamondback in the wild you’ll want to know how best to protect yourself. This article will give you the lowdown on venomous snakes in the US.
Poison ivy is poisonous and a brush against its leaves can leave you with an angry red rash that can be extremely uncomfortable. This guide shows you where it grows, what poison ivy looks like, symptoms and treatments.
Everything you need to know about finding and treating drinking water in the wild. How to collect water when there are no streams or lakes. The best techniques to make dirty water drinkable.