Survival: First Aid Emergencies

Hard-won-lessons and tips about medical emergencies from the front lines of survival.

If I Only Knew Then (Feature Narrative) | Recognize Grizzly Behavior | Save Yourself in Whitewater | First Aid Emergencies | Unsafe Snow Conditions | Unexpected Accidents | Make Good Judgment Calls

Improvise a Splint

Tracy Ross, BACKPACKER contributing editor

Treat a Burn

Annette McGivney, BACKPACKER Southwest editor

Prevent Blisters

Todd Arndt, M.D., long-distance hiker and ER doc

Prevent Frostbite

Chris Thomas, mountaineer