What to do when you are lost

First rule of finding your way out of danger is to be absolutely certain that no one is coming to help you. Venturing out to look for unnecessary help could potentially put your and others’ life at risk. As you set out, make rock piles by making your path apparent as much as possible. Use a sharp object to carve into the trees you pass, or cut flora so that you remember your path. This way you can return back...

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Protecting yourself from wild animals

One of the dangers you will face while in the woods or any other terrain is the threat from wild animals. Depending on the country, climate and landscape, a number of animals might potentially cause you harm such as snakes, bears, wolves, sharks, wild cats etc. Most of the times, wild animals will not attack without reason. Many will be more afraid of you, than you of them. They will defend themselves and even more their young ones. Some, however,...

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