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Surviving The Sun – Protect Yourself From Heatstroke

Heatstroke contributes to many of deaths in survival situations.  When stranded it is easy to react to this by racing against the clock to find water, food, and shelter.  However, it is important to remember that your body reacts differently in different situations.  In a hot environment, staying cooler is better for staying alive. When your core temperature increases and your body loses the abili...

Survival – The Rule Of Three

The rule of three is one of those things that should be, forever, engraved on your soul.  If ever a situation arises whereby you find yourself in a survival situation, these rules could well save your life. The rules of three determine the length of time your body can go without basic life needs and are as follows: Three minutes without air Three hours without shelter Three days without water Thre...

Communicate your intended route or plan

One of the most important things to remember when embarking on a trip out, before a survival situation may or may not occur, is to tell someone where you are going and when (even roughly) you are likely to be back.  If you are then left stranded you are able at the very least to press on with looking after yourself in the knowledge that somebody already knows where you are and when you are likely ...

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