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Knowing Boundary Waters Wilderness Risks Improves Your Safety

The Boundary Waters and Quetico are beautiful regions with sights and activities for just about everyone. They are alluring places, particularly on a sunny, calm day. However, this is the wilderness and must be respected.Recently, I read Lost in the Wild by Cary Griffith. The book follows two true stories about well-prepared wilderness travelers who...
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In the Wilderness or City – Be Prepared for Emergencies

An Unexpected Situation

Recently, my wife and I happened upon a serious auto accident while visiting family in Texas.  We were the first on the scene, and a woman was bleeding badly.  We were in a rental car and had no emergency kit.  Well, we thought, we have to help and hoped we would do the...
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