Archive for December 2013

Nevada Family Rescue Update

A family in Nevada, who had gotten themselves stranded in a remote area after an afternoon of sledding, were rescued after spending two days in sub-zero temperatures.  While each member of the family needed to be treated in the hospital for dehydration and mild hypothermia, they were in otherwise great condition. Details have emerged since their rescue of how much their father did to improvise and adapt to their situation to keep everyone safe. To learn more about what he did, check out this video:   Would you like to learn how you can better take care of yourself and others during a wilderness emergency?  Then consider taking one of our upcoming wilderness survival or Wilderness First Aid (WFA) courses in 2014.

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