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…

Winter Hiking Tips – Safety in the Snow

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, January means cold. Cold temperatures, snow, and icy conditions keep most people inside. However, there are some people who love winter hiking and exploration. In the winter, outdoor explorers have fewer people and less crowds to contend with, often cheaper travel rates (unless you’re traveling to ski resorts), and increased solitude and quiet. After the stress of the holiday season, it can be good to get outside and spend some time in fresh air, avoiding being cooped up inside…