Fatalities from cold water immersion occur every year – even in swimmers looking to cool off in Lake Tahoe during a hot summer day! Most people believe that hypothermia is going to kill them within 5 minutes of immersion and so they panic and drown. Learn what to do should you fall into cold water.
Was the ataxic climber with a headache was suffering from high altitude cerebral edema, or was it something else? Read the case study.
Poor wilderness hygiene can lead to urinary tract infections, nasty rashes, GI illnesses, dental infections, and more. Learn how to avoid these problems and deal with #1 and #2 while protecting the environment.