Citations with the tag: WILDERNESS survival
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- Gravity Wants You Dead.
// Backpacker; Oct2012, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p28
The article offers suggestions related to surviving and protecting oneself during hiking in wilderness areas.
- SCARED OF BEARS AND SCARED OF BEING SCARED.
La Fontaine, Barbara // Sports Illustrated; 07/18/1966, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p44
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being part of the Outward Bound girls who spent two weeks in the Quetico-Superior wilderness in Canada that includes a test of three days without shelter or food.
- Beating Hypothermia.
JOHNSON, RICH // Outdoor Life; Feb2011, Vol. 218 Issue 2, p38
The article offers survival tips on beating hypothermia when broken through the ice or caught in the rain while hunting which includes getting dry, getting fire and food, and staying active.
- Beauty in the rough.
Roach, Mary // Health (Time Inc. Health); July/Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p52
Opinion. Presents the author's views that vanity should be left at home when out in the wilderness. How vanity can get a person into trouble; Reason why women are not necessarily to be vain in wilderness; Importance of mirror as one beauty item that no woman should forsake; Point at which the...
- Readers Know Best.
Roach, Mary // Backpacker; Jun2003, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p115
Presents outdoor survival tips.
- Candles, matches and fire starters for emergencies.
Schrader, Bob // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p89
Presents instructions for making candles, fire starters and waterproof matches for outdoor survival.
- Bushcraft Courses.
Schrader, Bob // Living Woods; May/Jun2011, Issue 16, p50
A directory for areas offering bushcraft courses in England is presented.
Weisman, Kay // Book Links; Sep2003, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p29
Features books on survival and adventure. Wilderness survival; Survival at Sea; Polar survival. INSETS: Adult Survival;Web Connections;Survival Classics.
- TEST YOURSELF.
Atwill, Lionel // Field & Stream; Feb2003, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p59
Presents a multiple choice questionnaire to determine the chances of survival of a person in a cold night of wilderness. Justification to answers; Scoring pattern of the quiz;
- Answering the Call for Help.
Solomon, John // Bowhunter; Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p32
The article discusses survival techniques when hunters are stranded in the wilderness, which includes making a plan before heading to the woodlands, carrying emergency equipment such as proper clothing, first-aid supplies, and extra water and food, and making ground-to-air signals as large as...
- THE PREDICAMENT: Confronted by a Bear.
Solomon, John // Backpacker; May2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p54
The article presents a situational case in which one is confronted by a bear and survival options that one supposes to do in preventing such.
- A fish story.
Dunn, Samantha // Shape; Sep95, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p38
Relates the author's experience in the wilderness. Participation in a program called Becoming an Outdoors-Woman in Santa Barbara, California; Perception of the program as a Girl Scouts camp for grown-ups; Offer of the program by various organizations; Program as an investigation on why women...
- From wimp to alpha-butch.
Calahane, Claudia // Diva; Jul2007, Issue 134, p30
A photo essay which documents the participation of lesbian baker, Claudia Calahane in a program of bushcraft skills training UK Survival School, to learn how to survive in the wilderness is presented.
- Bare-Bones Survival.
Hagler, Gina // Odyssey; Dec2005, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p17
The article discusses the author's experience of learning the Bare Bones primitive survival course at Mountain Shepherd Wilderness Survival School near Lynchburg, Virginia.
Hagler, Gina // Odyssey; Dec2005, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p21
The article presents information on orienteering, which means using a map and compass to find the way in unfamiliar terrain.
- A FALL THROUGH ICE.
Hagler, Gina // Backpacker; Apr2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p54
Presents ways to survive hypothermia.
Stanton, Len // Outdoor Life; Aug99, Vol. 204 Issue 1, p22
Presents the results of a poll which reveal that gadgetry and technology are in danger of replacing the essential skills that allow one to succeed in the outdoors. Comments from supporters of technology; Benefits of using technology in wilderness survival; Views on teaching of woodsmanship.
- DEER HUNT GONE AWRY.
Kaniut, Larry // Field & Stream; Jun2000, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p74
Relates how deer hunter Richard Trovillo got lost and survived in a tree-covered rock on Gravina Island in Alaska while hunting in September 1990.
- Okay, Now What?
Johnson, Rich // Outdoor Life; Nov2002, Vol. 209 Issue 8, p98
Discusses the factors that influence survival priorities after a hunting accident. Factors to consider in setting priorities; Assessment of threat level. INSETS: Quick Tip;What Would You Do?.
- Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshops.
Johnson, Rich // Dakota Country; Jan2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p37
The article provides notice about the North Dakota Game and Fish Department's "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" program. Workshops in the program include cross-country skiing on January 26, 2012, snowshoeing on January 27, 2012, and a dog-sledding class meeting February 24-26, 2012.
Lill, Austin // Living Woods; Mar2009, Issue 3, p15
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about bushcraft.
- The lost boys.
Duggard, Martin; Leclerc, Anita // Esquire; Apr98, Vol. 129 Issue 4, p123
Discusses how to prepare for survival at a mountain bike trip. Main reason why people make mistakes at the wilderness; Preparation to prevent calamity; Things to do when people get lost. INSETS: I hear America stampeding;How many people does it take to run an adventure?;Buggin' out, by Ben...
- Swim for it!
Randerson, James // New Scientist; 10/6/2001, Vol. 172 Issue 2311, p11
Focuses on the release of hatchery-reared fishes in oceans and rivers. Importance of training course for hatchery fishes in coping with life in the wild; Survival rates of hatchery fishes; Procedures of the training the hatchery fishes.
- A personal 'survivor' story: one year later.
Maurer, Mickey // Indianapolis Business Journal; 08/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p11
Recounts a journalist's survival experience on Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Torrential rains while hiking; Steep climb to the mountain; Effect of altitude on the hikers' physiology; Appreciation of simple things.
- I SURVIVED...BEING SNOWBOUND IN A CAR.
Lane, Paula; Wolff, Jennifer // Women's Health (08847355); Dec2013, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p108
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being trapped inside her car for four nights because of a blizzard.
- Fast Responders.
Lane, Paula; Wolff, Jennifer // Backpacker; Jun2010, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p68
The article offers information regarding the Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR) which is participated in by medical professionals and wilderness enthusiasts, it says that the MedWAR tests the group physical fitness, first-aid technique and navigation skills, the race was first to be held...
- 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.
- The Survival List.
McGivney, Annette // Backpacker; Oct2006, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p45
The article lists survival skills including digging foxholes in the snow, using antibacterial sphagnum moss to stanch wounds, and escaping biting insects by applying swamp or bog mud. INSETS: Thou Shall Not Panic;Lead Us Into Salvation;Was Lost, Now I'm Found;Quick Clinic
- Campsite comforts for walkers in the wild.
McGivney, Annette // Travel Trade; 10/5/2005, p29
The article reports on Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort in Jindabyne, New South Wales' partnership with Kosciuszko Alpine Guided Walks to introduce novice and experienced walkers to the country's highest mountains and glacial lakes. The program provides an opportunity to walkers to experience...
- The pattern for staying alive.
Newman, Bob // Field & Stream; Dec96, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p24
Explains strategies for survival for hunters based on military method of survival called The Pattern for Staying Alive (PFSA). Assessment of physical and environmental conditions when lost in the woods; What to do when fishing boat capsizes a mile from shore. INSET: An ounce of prevention, by...
- BACK TO THE BASICS.
Rutland, Michael // Boys' Life; Feb2009, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p24
The article focuses on the winter survival skills employed by the Scouts of Troop 479, Eden Prairie, Minnesota when they spent a weekend at a nearby church campground.
- SCOUTING AROUND.
Derr, Aaron // Boys' Life; Jan2011, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p38
The article reports on the wilderness survival training of the Florida Scouts at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.
- The Wild Side.
Schuh, Dwight // Bowhunter; Dec2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p22
Examines the essential elements that determine the navigational skills of an outdoorsman and the necessary steps that should be taken to ensure that they don't get lost. Author's experience on a hunting trip on Montana mountain; Importance of observation skills in navigating through wilderness;...
- exploration & discovery.
Amodeo, Christian // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Oct2002, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p75
Provides information on an Advanced Tropical Survival Course on the islands of the Riau Archipelago off the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, to be offered by JET Asia in November 2002. Goal of the course; Cost.
- Survival's big 3.
McDougall, Len; Atwill, Lionel // Field & Stream; Nov94, Vol. 99 Issue 7, Special survival section p46
Discusses the importance of fire, shelter and water for a woodsman's survival. Fire-starting tips; Equipments needed; Pointers on how to build a survival shelter; Tools needed; Importance of water; Water tips. INSET: The fall, by Bob Robb..
- 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.
- LORE OF THE WILD.
Amodeo, Christian // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Mar2002, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p18
Profiles Ray Mears, expert in the art of bushcraft. Educational background of Mears; Information on his book 'Bushcraft'; Accomplishments; Insights about nature and bush survival. INSET: CV RAY MEARS.
- LIVING off the LAND.
Derr, Aaron // Boys' Life; Apr2013, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p36
This article highlights the wilderness-survival adventure organized by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 500 from Cedar Falls, Iowa in 2012.
- The Wisdom Of Mike.
Spencer, LaVal W. // Cortlandt Forum; 03/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p54
Tells the experience of a 12-year old boy who attended a wilderness survival course in Utah. Difficulties encountered by the boy in the wilderness; Instructions given by the leader to the group; Lessons learned from the experience.
- A HUNTER'S GUIDE TO WINTER SURVIVAL.
McCafferty, Keith // Field & Stream; Feb2003, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p53
Suggests several survival steps to hunters for avoiding hypothermia during winters in mountains of North America. Need to stay in the place to avoid hypothermia when lost while hunting; Options available to hunters that provide shelter against cold weather; Fire making tools that hunters should...
- WINTER SURVIVAL.
McCafferty, Keith // Field & Stream; Feb2003, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p60
Presents necessary components of a winter survival kit. Requirement of food, water and medicines; Shelter equipment; Signaling kit to provide a trail to rescuers; Fire starting gear.
- The Survivor.
McCafferty, Keith // Backpacker; Nov2010, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p67
The article offers information on how to handle ten common wilderness threats which include lightning, heat exhaustion, and hypothermia.
- Wilderness Therapy for Youth-at-Risk.
Rosol, Magdalena // Parks & Recreation; Sep2000, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p42
Provides information on wilderness therapy. Purpose of the therapy; Skills needed by wilderness therapists; Comparison with adventure therapy.
- Lost in the woods.
Rosol, Magdalena // New York State Conservationist; Oct98, Vol. 53 Issue 2, Wild in New York p3
Enumerates safety and survival pointers for individuals who are lost in the woods. Knowledgeability in using topographic map and compass; Carrying of flashlight and batteries; Wearing of watch; Preparedness for rainy weather; Backpack for food and clothing; Waterproof matches; Leaving message...
- How do you like your cactus?
Jenkins, Mark; Azimi, Mojgan B. // Backpacker; May95, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p50
Describes the author's three-day backpacking jaunt up the Gabrielino Trail of California with naturalist and survivalist Christopher Nyerges. Expertise of Nyerges in living off the land without modern amenities; Knowledge about edible wild plants; Survival of early American Indians; Five-course...
- STAYING ALIVE.
Jenkins, Mark; Azimi, Mojgan B. // Entertainment Weekly; 01/26/2001-02/02/2001, Issue 579/580, p28
Presents an excerpt from the book `Survivor II: The Field Guide,' by Mark Burnett.
- Book reviews: Arts & humanities.
Strain, Paula M. // Library Journal; 9/15/1996, Vol. 121 Issue 15, p74
Reviews the book `Wilderness Survival Handbook,' by Alan Fry.
- HOW I SURVIVED A NIGHT LOST ON MOUNT BALDY.
Senechal, Clay // Los Angeles Magazine; Apr2006, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p72
The article discusses the author's experience of surviving a night lost on Mount Baldy in Arizona. The author and his companion have improvised a resting place. A question by a news reporter bothered the author because they had put themselves in a situation which they had to rely on luck. The...
- Book reviews: Social sciences.
Fry, Thomas K. // Library Journal; 5/15/1996, Vol. 121 Issue 9, p77
Reviews the book `A Handbook for Wilderness Survival,' by Bob Harris.
- I Will Survive.
Fry, Thomas K. // Vogue; Nov2009, Vol. 199 Issue 11, p96
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of grueling the wilderness course of the deserts in Utah.