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Camping Safety Supplies
Camping Safety Supplies
The items that you should consider as additional safety supplies to take on a camping trip and how you can use some simple items as potential life savers....
Coping With Up Hill Walking
Coping With Up Hill Walking
Extra things to consider if hiking uphill and at altitude. The physical effects of altitude on the body and some things you can do to counteract these....
Fire Safety
Fire Safety
The safety procedures and provisions you should have in place to prevent fire when camping or caravanning. What to do if a fire takes hold and respect for fire safety…...
First Aid Kit and Tips When Camping
First Aid Kit and Tips When Camping
The importance of a first-aid kit when going camping, and advice on the essential items you should include in it....
Getting Hypothermia When Camping
Getting Hypothermia When Camping
This article looks at Hypothermia, what causes it and what you can do to reduce the risks of contracting it...
How to Signal For Help
How to Signal For Help
the importance of being prepared should you need to be rescued on a hiking or camping trip. Things you can do to summon help and commonly practised and recognised…...
Keeping Kids Safe When Camping
Keeping Kids Safe When Camping
Looking at the basic safety elements surrounding children on camping trips. The obvious areas of danger and what to do to minimise the risks....
Living off the Land
Living off the Land
This article looks at the ways in which local farms in and around your camp site or caravan park can provide you with fresh produce for the duration of your holiday...
Purifying Water
Purifying Water
The various methods of ensuring that water is safe to drink if using natural sources of supply when camping....
Survivalist Holidays
Survivalist Holidays
This article looks at the new trend of Survivalist Holidays and discusses what they are and who can venture out on one...
Using GPS When Camping
Using GPS When Camping
What GPS is. How it works and how that can be applied to recreational outdoor adventures....
Using Nature for Navigation
Using Nature for Navigation
Using the sun and the stars to navigate if you haven't got a map or compass. Other signs in nature that can give you a sense of direction....
What is Lyme Disease?
What is Lyme Disease?
What Lyme Disease is. Symptoms of the illness, how to treat it and how to minimise the risks of it happening to you....
What to do in an Emergency
What to do in an Emergency
What you should do when faced with an emergency whilst camping/hiking. The importance of remaining calm, using your brain and focusing on warmth, shelter and food water....
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