Survival

Three Dangers to Avoid when Exploring the Wilderness

Exploring the wilderness has always been a popular pasttime. Even in the past decade, there has been a resurgence of interest and information regarding primitive survival skills. Whether it’s watching a reality-based survival show or simply taking a walk in the woods, people are asking themselves, “Would I know how to survive in the wild on my own?” Whether you are hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, rock climbing, or are simply someone who likes to immerse themselves in nature, knowing how to keep yourself alive and protected when exploring the wilderness is a critical skill…

A Beginner’s Guide to Jungle Exploration

Camping out in the woods is child’s play when you’ve been a traveler for a few years. Being outdoors in the forest, listening to the wind howl through the branches and leaves is anything but frightening. You already know how to cross streams, navigate the landscape full of hills and trees, and keep safe with wild animals all around you. However, exploring the jungle can be one of the more challenging expeditions.  Not only is foliage extremely dense, it’s humid beyond belief, you sweat profusely, and when night comes, the jungle comes alive. So, if you…

5 Survival Gadgets for Adventurers

Having the right survival kit can be important when planning an adventure into the unknown. While there are lots of older, dated tools that are still useful to bring, modern survival gadgets have made adventuring a whole lot easier. These tools simplify outdoor living and could be worth investing in if you’re an avid adventurer.  Take a look at five of these new items…

A Wildfire Survival Guide

This week’s post is written by guest writer Arun Kumar from RidersTrail.com. Many thanks to Arun for sharing his information with us! It’s not hard to realize that forest fires have become five times more frequent and six times more destructive in recent years. Fires have been all over the news! But did you know that these frequent and destructive wildfires are due to global warming and climate change? According to National Geographic.com, “California has warmed by about three degrees Fahrenheit. That extra-warmed air sucks water out of plants and soils, leaving…