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Survival First-Aid Skills

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  • It may look weird, but it’s warm and waterproof. Fill a plastic bag with leaf litter or other dry, airy materials and tie it on your head. Six Ways to Survive With a Plastic Bag
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Survival Skills: Treating Bloody Wounds

Don’t panic: Severe wounds are part of the risks of backcountry travel. Learn how to treat bleeding cuts, and you just might save your hiking partner’s life–or your own.

  • Survival Skills: Treating Bloody Wounds

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