Surviving Alone After a 100-Foot Fall
"The pain in my back was immense, the despair I felt was getting stronger. My whistle blows became weaker and my voice hoarse and soft. There was nothing left to do but sit and pray." Read the full story
Why do we love survival stories so much? They're testaments to human resilience, and showcase the kind of resourcefulness and perseverance that we all hope we have inside of us (and pray that we'll never need. We dove into the BACKPACKER archives to present these 10 stories about snakebites, strandings, blizzards, bear attacks, and more.
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