Lost in the woods
- OL Survival. Smith, Todd W. // Outdoor Life;Apr2011, Vol. 218 Issue 4, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor introduces the journal's survival website which offers topics on urban survival tips, terrorist attack, and deep data base on survival gears.
- The Wisdom of Abo Dude. McGivney, Annette // Backpacker;Sep99, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p46
Presents information on skills needed to survive in a primitive environment. Tips in starting a fire; Advice in finding water; How to build a shelter.
- Lost in the wilderness. Tabor, Tom // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p54
Provides tips for wilderness survival. Account of a related experience; Importance of buildng a fire; Survival kit essentials.
- Lost in the desert? Here's what to do. Eastwood, Ken // Australian Geographic;Jul-Sep2009, Issue 95, p35
The article presents survival tips from outback survival teacher Bob Cooper for people situated in or traveling through isolated areas. He suggests drinking a cupful of water, instead of just sipping. He also suggests carrying a survival kit having water, shelter, warmth, signals and food....
- What Does It Take to Survive? Sandler, Michael // Rain Forests: Surviving In the Amazon;2006, p18
The article focuses on what it takes to survive in the Amazon rain forest. It states that surviving in the Amazon can be tough as the far distance between villages makes it hard to find help if one becomes lost. Finding food can be very difficult because many rain forest insects and animals are...
- How Not to Die in the Woods. Rauber, Paul // Sierra;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p46
The article provides recommendations for how to survive if one is lost in the wilderness. It is important to not panic when stranded away from civilization, as fear will likely make the situation worse. While there are technological devices that can provide global positioning system (GPS)...
- 5 MacGyver tricks. // Popular Mechanics;Aug2005, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p66
The article provides tips which can help people who are lost in wilderness during outing. Dental floss has superb tensile strength. Use it to sew a blown shoulder strap on a backpack or lash a garbage sack to the skeleton of an improvised shelter to form the roof. Connect fine-grade steel wool...
- Multitask Gear. Johnson, Rich // Outdoor Life;Dec2007/Jan2008, Vol. 214 Issue 11, p36
The author offers tips on how to improvise with some typical outdoor survival gear to serve multiple functions. He mentions the SL3 folding knife from Toollogic which consists of a loud signal whistle as well as a Swedish Firesteel magnesium-alloy fire starter. He notes that a space blanket can...
- You Can Survive (Book Review). Handley, W.A.; Gerhardt, Lillian N. // School Library Journal;Mar83, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p198
Reviews the book 'You Can Survive,' by Howard Smith.