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Out Alive Podcast

PODCAST SEASON FINALE: The Science of Survival

Are we wired to get out of dangerous situations alive? We talked to the experts.

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If you’re like most people, you know what the fight-or-flight response: Sweating palms, a pounding heart, a dry mouth. It’s one of the ways that our bodies prime us to survive a dangerous situation in the backcountry.

In the season finale of our podcast we talk to experts to learn how our bodies help or hinder our efforts to live through an emergency, and speak with a former BACKPACKER editor about how he made it Out Alive. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify, or listen below.