January 6, 2016

Ten Essentials to Survive in the Wilderness

I would like to call myself a backpacker. I don’t do it often enough – every few years or so – but as my children get older, I expect to be doing it more often. Anytime you go out into the backcountry, you take risks.  It’s vital to know how to not only be safe in the wilderness, but also be prepared.  You don’t have to be as experienced as Survivorman or Bear Grylls to survive, but it’s imperative to carry the essentials with you. The list below was originally…