Survive Wilderness Threats

You could never prepare for every single wilderness threat you might encounter—that’s impossible—but you can learn the techniques you need to survive most wilderness threats by mastering these basic backcountry safety skills.

How to Cross a Raging River Safely in the Backcountry

Rushing rivers pose one of the backcountry’s biggest threats. Do you know how to cross safely—or when it’s best to not cross at all?