Wilderness Survival Tip 1: How to Eat a Cattail
Aaron Brillhart of the Wilderness Medical Society breaks down how the cattail can be eaten in a survival situation, raw or cooked, from the flower at the top to the roots below.
Wilderness Survival Tip 2: Tools for Backcountry Navigation
Sheryl Olsen of the Wilderness Medical Society goes over what equipment you should bring with when navigating in the backcountryfrom a GPS unit to a waterproof notebookthen dispenses a few sage tips on how to use your tools.
SURVIVAL SPECIAL: I Will Survive
Bear maulings, plane wrecks, deadly volcanoes... Charting the hairiest survival tales of all time.
» Starved, Poisoned, Stranded
» Lost at Sea, Tami Oldham Ashcraft Wanted to Die
» Plane Crash: The Only One Who Lived
» Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Takes On the Elements
» Volcanic Eruption: Terror Rained From the Sky
» Frontiersman Hugh Glass Came Out Of the Jaws Of a Grizzly, Alive
» Scorching Heat and the Sahara Couldn't Kill a Cop
» Amputation: A Split Decision
» A Labrador Overcomes 25-foot Seas and Sub-Zero Temps
That Which Does Not Kill You
You can run. You can hide. But into every life a little mayhem must descend.
Warning: Conficts in mirror are closer than they appear
Stupefied and frozen in a hornet's nest of hot lead
Surf or Die
Chewed up and spat out by the world's most ferocious wave
The perils of raising a grumpy colt
A guided tour through an avalanche, where fear and fascinating collide
Itch and Scratch
When nature calls in the woods, think before you reach
A salmon butchery goes from bloody routine to living hell
Loose of bowels and out of luck in North Africa
Kamp Soggy Bottom
Atop storm-raked Mount Washington with a big, useless drip
On El Capitan, there's nowhere to hide when things fall from the sky
Tour de Farce
Some mountains just want to be left alone
On the dark waters of Brooklyn, only a nut goes out at night
Trapped! On the tundra! And having a cold, hard time...
Rod Liberal was climbing the Grand Tetons when the worst happeneda flash of lightning blasted him and a group of climbing friends, leaving one dead. What's life like after high voltage runs through your body? You don't want to know.