If you've run out of water in the desert, what natural resources can you drink, and where can you find them?
How frequent are summer thunderstorms in the desert? Can you rely on that as a source of fresh water?
Is it safe to eat snakes? Which desert snakes are the easiest to catch and/or most tasty?
Is it better to use a boot or a shoe when hiking in the desert during the summer? Any footwear recommendations?
Which cacti are the most edible and nutritious?
How does a guy go from hardcore adventurer to (mega-famous) television hero without losing his head? By playing himself.
Is it safer to drink melted snow or water from a stream?
What survival food should you pack for going into the backcountry this season?
What's a good insect repellent that isn't too harsh?
What are the best places in the U.S. to test your backcountry survival skills this spring?
What wildlife do you need to watch out for in the Southwest desert during the spring?
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