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Common Hiking Injuries; How to Prevent and Treat Them

Hiking is a great way of getting closer to nature and almost anyone can do it. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to hike, but injuries are a part of the game and considered to be an inevitability. However, there are preventive measures you can take to minimize the chances of an injury… Continue reading Common Hiking Injuries; How to Prevent and Treat Them

Essential Wilderness Survival Skills for Backpackers

Boy am I glad that we have hiking trails these days. I would go absolutely insane if I didn’t have a way to get out, enjoy nature, get some fresh air, and stay safe at the same time. However, some backpacking adventures can be far from safe. It may start out as a normal hike,… Continue reading Essential Wilderness Survival Skills for Backpackers

The Basics of Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness first aid can be an overwhelming topic to discuss. There are first responders and other medical personnel that study for decades to learn first aid techniques in urban scenarios. So how do we even start to discuss first aid in the wild? There are all kinds of additional complications. I have had lots of… Continue reading The Basics of Wilderness First Aid