Stay dry, stay alive. Whether you’re wet from ankle to toe or head to toe, Den Mother knows what to do.
Everything looks good when you're starving. Learn to tell what's really on the menu.
There are three main factors to figuring if you should ford: speed, depth, and obstacles.
Whether it’s a steep descent or dead faint, Den Mother knows vertical drops.
Den Mother can help you keep your cool while the forest burns around you.
Keep an eye out for nature's water-borne nightmares.
How long before frostbite sets in? How does cold weather change your survival priorities? You asked, the Den Mother answered.
How best to deal with spiders, bugs, or whatever else inhabits your worst nightmares.
Is self-nursing a viable survival strategy? Our survival expert weighs in on this and other reader questions.
Mind the inedibles when you’re snacking at the backcountry buffet.
Alone and snakebitten? There are better strategies than panic.