"ALONE" CONTESTANT SPOTTED IN TETON SLEEPING BAG
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"ALONE" CONTESTANT SPOTTED IN TETON SLEEPING BAG

Dropped into the remote wilderness.  Isolated, with only the barest essentials.  How long would you survive? Thankfully, it's not something most of us have to think about—unless you're really, real...
3 Must-have Items to Keep in Your Safety Kit
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3 Must-have Items to Keep in Your Safety Kit

Alpine. Forests. Or even that ever-popular "deserted island": Whatever the territory, you just passed through the unimaginable — a multi-day backcountry emergency — unscathed. You can chalk it up t...
How to Navigate and Use a Compass
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How to Navigate and Use a Compass

A tool for the Ages—the compass is a great companion for any off-trail hiker or explorer. There are many different uses for a compass. Here, we’ll cover the simplest use—taking a bearing. You’ll le...