Your buddy just slid down a steep scree and broke his leg. Should you go for help–or haul him out? It's a tough call. The answer depends on several factors. Here's how to decide.
"Be prepared" is a great maxim, but be honest: Who among you packs a SAM splint and an irrigation syringe on every backpacking trip? Fear not–everyday items can serve as medical equipment in a pinch.
Sprains, strains, and fractured bones. Here's what to do in the case of a distressed limb.
Check out what to do when it's much more than a simple scrape or puncture wound.
No wound, now matter how minor, should go ignored in the backcountry. Check out these quick tips to clean it up and keep trekking.