In the movie Rambo, Sly heats up a metal rod and uses it to cauterize a bullet wound. Is this effective?
How can you prevent getting lost if you're bushwhacking without a GPS? Do you recommend some type of hi-visibility flagging, or is that not low impact enough?
I went to a school and was promised I would be able to track a mouse across a cement floor after a week. I couldn't. Is it possible to get that good, that fast?
Who has the greater chance of survival, a person alone, or a group?
How do you make a bow drill?
I'm snowboarding with some friends in the backcountry. We get split up among the trees and I wake up with a bloody, broken leg. What should be my course of...
I am a trail runner. Keeping in mind the weight and bulk, what should I carry with me if I am running on a mix of urban roads and wilderness trails?
Are there beaches in Northern California that are virtually shark-free? I would love to learn to surf but do not want to run into a shark!
Do you know how early cultures preserved meat and fish by hanging thin strips on racks out in the sun and wind? Is this method effective? How do you know when...
I'm going on a yurt-to-yurt ski/snowshoe trip in the Porcupine Mountains of Northern Michigan in March. What do I need to take with me?
If I go off the beaten path at a ski resort and get lost, what should I do?
If I fall through the ice into a lake, what should I do? And what should I do after I get out?
If I'm out hiking in the woods with no matches, what's the best way to start a fire?
What would be the smartest thing to do if you are lost in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota?
What's the most reliable tool for starting fires?