Before I set out into the woods, even for a simple local day hike, I always leave a copy of my itinerary with The Wife. If I am going with a group, we all leave that information with our significant others, or, a close friend or family member. Before I go, I give the following […]
The infographic this week comes to us from Ameriprise – showing some reminders about being safe while camping. Stay safe, enjoy the outdoors, and wear sunglasses. Apparently even at night, as this infographic suggests. Is ZZ Top now running marketing at Ameriprise? COOL.
This from EMS, a special infographic for you today! For two reasons – first, the story which this appeared with on the EMS blog happened pretty close to home. And two, well, I have the next few weeks taken care of for my regularly scheduled, and informal “Just Your Average Infographic Wednesdays” (I am still […]
Like my post on Carrying Water in Winter where I touch on why I do not carry a bladder and drinking tube in the winter time – something to also think about is a water filter. For the most part – almost all filters will freeze up in the winter time, if they are not […]
Happy Groundhog Day! (~25MB Video Download on that link, you have been warned. Worth it if you have kids!) If you’re not carrying one when you hit the trail… why not? An emergency whistle is an essential piece of signaling equipment which you should bring with you on every hike. Why? Why might you ask? […]