Tag Archives: rescue

Knot of the Week HD: Can a One-Handed Bowline Save Your Life?

Today’s Knot of the Week in HD features one of my favorite knots that I wind up practicing on a… View Article

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Elevator Action: How to Escape Being Trapped in an Elevator

How many of you remember the old Nintendo game Elevator Action? In the game you play a spy, bounding to… View Article

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Life Sucks, Get a Helmet: Perfectly Good Reasons You Should Have A Helmet

Denis Leary once said “life sucks, get a helmet” and he wasn’t wrong. Protective headgear has many merits, first and… View Article

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Learn the Qualities and Characteristics of a Military Combat Tracker

While any person can learn how to follow tracks, not every individual is implanted with the specific characteristics required to… View Article

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The Story of a Blind Hiker, His Foray into Survival and What We Can Learn From It

The Tale Unfolds The man had been hiking for days on the Appalachian Trail. A master ultra-light camper steadily shuffling… View Article

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Being Found: How to Increase your Survivability by Understanding How Search and Rescue Personnel Work

When was the last time you were traveling and looked up only to realize that your real and perceived locations… View Article

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Streamline Your SOFTT-W Tourniquet with this DIY Flat Fold Method

I’ve always appreciated the quality and craftsmanship that goes into each SOFTT-W Tourniquet and feel they’re the best on the… View Article

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Lessons Learned from the Los Angeles International Airport Shooting

There are several lessons learned from the LAX shooting on November 1, 2013 in California, but first, I want to… View Article

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Disaster in the Heartland: Ways You Can Help Americans in Need

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and lives have been lost in the wake of a tornado outbreak that hit… View Article

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Redefining Survival: Simply, Getting Home

Survival. It’s definitely a topic we all are interested in and something most of us hope (and like to think)… View Article

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