Safety whistles, emergency whistles, survival whistles. Call them whatever you want. Outdoor emergency preparedness isn’t complete without a safety whistle. A whistle can be an essential tool that saves lives in times of crisis when you use three standardized whistle communication signals.
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The biggest difference between heavy-duty, river tubes and snow tubes are the bottom surface materials. Snow tubes have a glossy, heavy-duty, slick vinyl bottom where most river tubes have a reinforced, PVC mesh floor that would act like a cheese grater on snow stopping you dead in your tracks.
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Liquid fuel stoves prove to be more reliable in winter. Instead of losing pressure in freezing temperatures like isobutane-propane canisters.
Snowflakes that fall around 32 degrees Fahrenheit (–2 °C) have the best moisture content and crystalline structure for building a snowman. It’s at this temperature that we find snowflakes called stellar dendrites. These classically branching snowflakes provide the right surface size, structure, and moisture to bind with ease.
The Ten Essentials are the basic first aid, safety, and emergency items that you should have on any outdoor adventure. Additional items are needed for various activities like hiking or kayaking.
Most people think about camping in the milder seasons, but what about camping in winter? There’s a wonderful beauty found in winter camping, especially in freshly fallen snow where you can combine cross country skiing or snowshoeing. If you’re winter camping, you need to know how to stay warm and cozy while sleeping. Don’t put […]