Desert – far from being a heavenly place, and the most that neither is hell. Unbearable heat, the almost complete absence of water sources, dangerous snakes and scorpions. However, this is not limited to the whole list of threats to life, to survive in the wilderness. Sandstorm – very common and life-threatening event. To learn how to escape from a sand storm, we'll talk in today's article.
Desert – This vast space occupied by sand dunes. Neither you woods or mountains, or other obstructions. If Desert strong wind, he begins to raise the sand into the air and carry its huge mass. Read more [...]
If you are in an extreme situation, and the signal is not set – no. :) But if you're just going on a dangerous journey, it is necessary to know what should be in a special bag and take it with you. After all, who is warned – he is protected!
Thus, standard Travel alarm kit this:
- The signal buoy.
- Signal rocket launcher and 3 missiles to it (preferably more).
- Plastic stick flashlight. Bend the stick and through a chemical reaction, it glows steadily for about 10 hours. By the way, an irreplaceable thing for climbers, cavers, speleologists. But a simple hike Read more [...]
We have already talked about the hunt for snakes and use them for food. Besides that snake, although edible, but extremely nasty critters – they can be extremely dangerous. The snakes are poisonous. And many of them bite is deadly. There are also huge snake Stranglers – like the anaconda, boa constrictor, python. Run into a snake attack possible in two cases: you're hunting her and showed negligence; you acted negligently and peacefully on holidays scared snake, provoking it to attack. Remember! Sami snake attacks you will not. You're too big for her subject. Snake attacks itself only Read more [...]
Murphy's Law is that when we need an object, we have not provided it. We did not have today, although it has always taken before, and we will take in the future – if you survive…
Compass one of these subjects. Caught in an extreme situation in the wild, it is important to orient. A without a compass – it must be able! In this article we try to figure out the maximum range of other techniques that allow navigate without a compass.
The orientation of the sun. Everyone knows that the sun rises in the eastern sky, comes – in the west and in the afternoon go to the sunset through Read more [...]
When a person gets into an extreme situation in the wild, There are three options: it will last and are looking to save; it was not enough and did not seek a third, quite exotic option, ala Hollywood thriller – man missed and are looking to finish. Sometimes it happens…
Today we talk about the system of identification characters, that a person can leave, so that rescuers can find it faster. Or, even if he was not looking for something casual travelers may understand the signs and come to the aid. In the third situation, on the contrary, we must try not to leave traces or confused, Read more [...]
A rare, it must be said to be fun in range of an active volcano. it extreme situation a special kind. We have to fight for survival not just wildlife, but with the raging elements, torn from the very depths of the Earth.
Molten magma bursting from the crater of the volcano; ash flies around the neighborhood, burns and difficult breathing; sulfur dioxide corrodes the lungs; the soil under your feet – a thin crust of lava, hot and full of surprises – it can melt the soles of your shoes and fall at any time, and at the bottom of the liquid magma, glowing above 1000 degrees.In connection Read more [...]
Today we talk about the dangers peculiar to mountain. Traveler in the mountains lurks a series of dangerous and deadly phenomena: avalanche, mudflows, rockfall. It is clear that fell under one of these kinds of elements – too late to do anything. We can only pray to God and «glue fins»… But it is possible to predict avalanches, rock falls, and avoid dangerous areas. About these precautions will be discussed.
Avalanche. Moving on snow-covered mountain slopes, always be wary of the southern areas of the quarter. Here the snow is most susceptible to the sun. It melts, ryhleet Read more [...]
In today's article we will talk about a special category distress alerting – light signals. Methods for their delivery are many and each of them is effective under certain conditions and in the presence of a gear. Let us examine the problem in more detail.
To emit a light signal, Anyway, you need a source of light. At night, the light source can be fire, torch, flashlight or the spotlight. In the daytime the light source in any case the sun, because All other sources are negligible on a sunny day. To give signals light of the sun, use reflective surfaces Mirrors etc.
On a cloudy day, when Read more [...]
Remember Mom instruction from childhood: «My hands before eating». «do not eat unwashed fruits». «do not take any crap in your mouth». «roysya not in the mud». It seems to be a nonsense to follow these rules, when life is in the balance, when it the struggle for survival in the wild. However, not all so simple! Eat something is something, or pick up some, not only intestinal, infection – this is very bad, just the same in the wild. Aid can be expected from. You can specifically laid up, exhausted. In the case of diarrhea, you face more and dehydration.
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Always, when it comes to surviving in the frigid polar and a harsh winter regions recall the hero of the book from the Soviet childhood – Pilot Maresiev. The pilot, crashed into a winter taiga, and came out to the people, with frostbitten feet… The danger of frostbite and how to protect themselves, we'll talk in today's article.
So, you are lost in a snowy forest, the forest, the mountains, the middle of the snow-covered plains. Hard frost, which is to intensify the night. To keep warm, you need to have the appropriate clothing. If you were in this region, then surely your clothes Read more [...]
Pretty dangerous for a person in extreme conditions is an overheating, solar or heat stroke. Along with dehydration, heat stroke – the main threat in tropical regions of our planet: the tropics and the equatorial zone. Talk, how to protect themselves from heat stroke.
To be able to understand the need to protect the causes and mechanism of sunstroke. Our body, its organs and systems are adapted to function in a certain range of external and internal temperatures. Internal temperature – own body temperature and internal organs (known to be about 36.6 deg. Celsius). When the body is exposed Read more [...]
The wanderings of a man, anyway, in contact with the flora and fauna. Somewhere eats animals and plants, which it is using in everyday life and for the construction or establishment of ammunition or just touching, walking through the forests, mountains and deserts. And not all of these animals and plants as harmless and safe. Many of them are dangerous by their habits, and some just toxic. Sometimes, it is enough to touch some beetle or a tree trunk – and can be greatly ill or even die. So it is necessary a good understanding of the flora and fauna. Well, if you're an ordinary biologist – Read more [...]
When you begin to wonder how much dangers lurk in the wild man – you begin to feel their helplessness and vulnerability. However, you should remember that nothing is impossible and there is no hopeless situations. Today we talk about the insidious traps prepared very Mother Earth – quicksand bog and quagmire, In short, places where you can get caught up specifically…
Firstly, it is always easier to avoid the traps, and then out of it than selected. So moving on regions where there quicksand, or wading through the swamp – Try to be vigilant, to tread carefully, to probe Read more [...]
It's obvious that in terms of autonomous survival in wild nature, Fire – it is life itself. It happens that a person is not provided with matches, lighters, flint, etc. devices for fire. A get the fire somehow necessary. Without fire, not warm, not cook game or fish, do not drive away the wild animals and mosquitoes do not give a signal of distress. According to this, a person must to be able to make fire alternative and primitive methods, without matches and other items civilization.
One of the first ways in which prehistoric man got fire – It was friction. And one of the easiest methods Read more [...]
During autonomous survival in the wild, not always the victim is set to signal distress. If salvation is near, it is necessary to draw attention to themselves by all possible means – It is obvious. In such circumstances, the most effective way to signal distress – this dissolve signal fire. If the court of the night, or twilight, the fire is visible from afar. If the court of the day – Rescuers should draw smoke. That is why, should be a lot of smoke, and the fire most noticeable. This signal is allocated and against other types of fires. But talk of signal fires Read more.
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wild nature fraught with a lot of dangers. One of the threats to human in extreme environments are wild animals, large predators. Although, the most dangerous predators on the planet – human; without weapons, equipment, support, friends, lonely wanderer yield strength dangerous predators, moreover, in their habitat. Yet, the most powerful weapon a person – is the brain. And even when the forces are not equal, savvy can help resist in the confrontation with wild animals. On the methods of protection from predators and wild – we'll talk today.
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On the way there are a wanderer water obstacles, many of which we have already spoken. But today, it will be a special category of complexity – not of water obstacles, but the obstacles lie in wait for the traveler while moving along the river or river rafting. The most obvious and common of them – rapids, waterfalls, sub-wood piles. On overcoming these obstacles and difficult sections, we'll talk.
FROM section of the river, littered snag all at the same time complex and very simple. Wade right in the rubble too difficult and dangerous, as the slippery logs can be unstable, strong current Read more [...]
Towards surviving in extreme conditions, there may be a variety of obstacles and dangers, up to the most unpredictable and deadly. And the more dangerous it can be for a man some natural phenomenon than it is surprising. Today we will talk about one of the most unexpected and dangerous effects for the traveler – flood flood.
While wandering people can move in different relief and areas. Among other things, you can be in a dried up river beds, off the coast of small rivers and mountain streams, in ravines, canyons and other places close to water bodies. You can not suspect anything, brook, Read more [...]
Many dangers lurking traveler in extreme conditions. In different regions of our diverse planet these dangers very differing. But there is a need for all of us, are not satisfied that we die very quickly, regardless of the natural area, which is in distress. it water demand! And the dangers we have in the absence of moisture saving – this dehydration.
Of course, in some areas of natural water simply get hold of (Antarctica, jungle, forest, mountains), while others are extremely difficult or even impossible (ocean, steppe, desert, savanna). Yes, the ocean was in the list of water-scarce regions, Read more [...]
In extreme conditions it is not necessary to touch grub and fine dining. The same fish in nine cases out of ten can be eaten raw. But why crude when even in difficult conditions, you can arrange a small celebration. Not limited to just the required consumption of protein, and how to cook fish caught.
Yes, you will need to make a fire. It will serve not only for cooking, but also the perfect place to rest, dry off, warm up and boost morale or mood.
Fish can be prepared in different ways: boiled, baked on stones, roast, bake clay and leaves. It is about the latter method, we'll talk in more detail.
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