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Month: December 2017

Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine 7e

Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine 7e

TweetEvery time you decide you know everything a new edition of Auerbach comes out! Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine 7e offers current information with authority-of-resource for ever-advancing¬† wilderness medicine and outdoor methods. This is my go-to reference for all things physiological and emergency medical for austere environments, backcountry and wilderness. Auerbach is discounted online! This is THE heavyweight text, all 12.4 pounds and 2848 pages in two volumes. Purchase the printed volumes and get the code opening access to a heavy dose…

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Field Note: Check for mechanical damage to water filters

Field Note: Check for mechanical damage to water filters

TweetHear a new rattle inside you water filter? Don’t use it. Don’t let your water filter freeze. I think that’s what snapped the rigid element inside my NDUR Survival Straw–along with some pretty rough handling. I put it away indoors, end of last winter, then noticed a rattle, later. I disassembled it and found the black filter element had snapped off. The straw is no longer available for sale and I found no parts for sale online. This well made…

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Winter Solstice initiative: 50K on the Shortest Day

Winter Solstice initiative: 50K on the Shortest Day

TweetGo Outdoors and Do it… You probably don’t need much of an excuse to Go Outdoors and Do It. Just getting out there, wind on your face, your senses visited by breezy natural aromas and immersed in a soundscape of birds and bugs–those are reasons enough. And, there’s that orchestra of tree music strummed by fingers of wind playing the forest canopy: Oh, and the watery “poik” of fat raindrops on rocks and the gentler patter of dripping foliage. If…

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