Often, it is necessary to carry out long passages of snow and ice deserts of the Arctic. Such maneuvers involve a number of features of the North, and of the dangers of too. To learn how to make the transition to the polar regions we'll talk in this article.
The complexities of the Arctic during the transition associated with surface features. Open land in the region is not to find: only snow of varying degrees of looseness; ice; rarely rocky ledges. Conveniently only go on a dense, ulezhavshemusya snow. To move on smooth ice only with a special climbing shoes with spikes.
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Production of fresh water It is crucial for survival in any terrain. But in the jungle and the forest, and the steppes and mountains of rains. Somewhere very often, and in some cases rare, but go. Rainwater, that neither is fresh potable. So, when it starts to rain, it should not lose time in vain, and we must try collect as much rainwater. In this article we will talk about effective methods of collecting rainwater.It is necessary to fill the jar, and if possible any more capacity. Rainwater really clean, without salts and impurities. Rainwater – Moisture is evaporated from the surface Read more [...]
To survive in the polar regions our planet is extremely difficult. Especially if we are talking about extreme autonomous survival. Today we talk about the complexities of food production in the Arctic (hereinafter, so as not to confound the author will talk about the Arctic, but the description can be carried over to the South Pole - Antarctica).
Features subpolar climate zone: Low temperatures; six months of polar night; an abundance of snow, ice; Strong katabatic winds from the pole. Under these conditions the plants can not grow, so that vegetarian food in the Arctic You can not count on. Only Read more [...]
Navigate through the mountains difficult and dangerous. You need to have good shoes, a tenacious protector, special equipment and climbing skills. In this review we will talk about the basic techniques of movement in the mountains. This issue we will consider from the standpoint of autonomous survival, ie – you are alone with the mountains.
So, there are three basic types of movement in the mountains: the top, the pass or to the top of the mountain; down the slopes of the mountains; direct movement of the visor, the rock ledge.Climb. Difficulty lifting depends on the steepness of the slope Read more [...]
Today we'll talk about the dangers that await in the Arctic, in the polar regions. We analyze in detail each factor and opportunity to defend himself, to withdraw from the snow captivity to the people and be saved.
Frost, wind, cold. The main and the main enemy in the Arctic. To keep warm, do not freeze of course, need to have a good winter clothes with natural fur. The same shoes with thick soles. But this is not enough. When it is the polar night, blowing strong katabatic wind and frost to -60 degrees. and you can not sit in a shelter, a person can protect only the clothes with an additional Read more [...]
Survival in the mountains – difficult test. Transitions in the mountains take a lot of effort and energy. Forces need to fill, eat high-calorie food, in decent quantities. However, in the case of food in the mountains of things very hard. Flora and fauna of the mountains, not so rich. And on the highest mountain peaks and did nothing to profit. Today we talk about food in the mountains, when there is no food reserves and have to rely only on what is possible to find or catch.
That get food, should move down from the tops of the mountains to the valleys. Here begins the small wooded areas Read more [...]
Only at first glance it may seem that navigate in the mountains just Behold top, that's the valley. Actually, Orienteering in the mountains extremely difficult. And even if the direction of motion, it seems obvious that the complexity of the mining conditions, unpredictable terrain, can complicate the way repeatedly, knock directions, to stall when neither backward nor forward. So, for orienteering in the mountains should be approached with the utmost seriousness.
On the hill you can work your way to the valley, it is not difficult. The compass, the stars or the sun, you can define the desired Read more [...]
In conditions of extreme survival, when a person loses weight much, just needed protein food. But to get it is not easy. Lost in the forest or mixed forest, people are not always armed and capable of hunting large and medium game. Hunting for small game hunting and fishing may not bring the desired results, but the need for protein does not alter this fact. Then, we have to pay attention insects and their larvae.
In many insect protein. This is important! Yes, we all residents of south-east Asia, and insects, worms, larvae – far from being a delicacy for us. However, there are times when Read more [...]
Caught on a deserted island in the middle of the ocean, you have limited space. Escape from the island is possible only by sea on a makeshift raft. To make such an escape is difficult both technically and psychologically. On this, as long as you are getting ready to sail, should be prepared to ensure that to signal distress, If you see a ship or aircraft.
Since you can not get off the island, or at least until you can – it should be calculated for salvation from the outside. So it is necessary to pay maximum attention to the signal means. Firstly, the vast beach is necessary to lay out a Read more [...]
In the taiga a plurality of reservoirs, ranging from large rivers and lakes – to small streams and pools are literally in the middle of the forest. Practically all taiga abundance of fish ponds. Fishing – a great way to provide themselves with nutritious and protein-rich food.
Well, if you have a fishing rod or net. This greatly increases the efficiency of your fishing. Fishing with a spear can be, if the fish is large enough. But often, small fry. For these reasons, often hands have to catch fish.To successfully fish hands, in any type of body of water, you need to follow one of Read more [...]
When you travel cross-country, constantly faced with obstacles and natural traps. To get to salvation, it is necessary move quickly, as soon as possible. But move through impassable forests and swamps, mountains and sand dunes – very difficult. These marches were taken precious time and effort. In this article we will talk about one interesting technique of movement in hilly or mountainous terrain.
For example, before you the descent of unstable rock: Sand dune; hillside, dotted with boulders; relatively gentle slope of the mountain, covered with loose gravel, etc. Before that, you already Read more [...]
Taiga a very difficult environment. Get the power in the taiga conditions quite difficult. Not always possible to get meat, protein foods. In this case, you need to prepare your meals from plant food. Today we will discuss how you can eat the plants in the forest. Even in summer, taiga vegetation is so diverse, so to find a meal – We need to have knowledge that the edible and what is not.
In late summer, the fall in the forest abundance berries: Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, cloudberries, blueberries, raspberries, lemongrass, etc. Many berries are suitable for food Read more [...]
Anyone who is on a desert island, sooner or later faces a choice: stay on the island and wait for rescue or death, or build a raft and sail to the mercy of the ocean, in search of salvation. The decision depends on the temperament and risk, daring personality. Here it is difficult to advise. Some people are so cowardly that life will not dare to escape from the island. Others – all his actions send out to get off the island as soon as possible.
Extremes are never good. Do not be afraid, but do not get excited and. In any case, everything must be well thought out and weigh all the factors. Read more [...]
Actually, jungle – it is one of the places most favorable in terms of food production. Flora and fauna of the jungle are extremely rich. Most species of plants and animals of the jungle is perfectly suited for food.
Eating is always the most effective. Get the most useful and high-calorie food, but at the same time, spending on it a minimum of energy production. In the jungle it is best eat plant food, various tropical fruits, berries, edible succulent shoots. Hunting for small and medium-sized animals and snakes – business requires significant energy costs. A big-game hunting, also Read more [...]
Survival on a desert island largely depends on the characteristics of the islands; its size; saturation of resources; natural area, which is an island; the time of year. From all of these factors depends on how long you can survive while waiting for rescue.
The larger island – all the better. On the big island will certainly be sources of water. Big Island, with a variety of terrain and conditions, represents an abundance of a variety of resources: food; materials for the raft and shelter, weapons and household appliances; firewood. In a large, resource-rich island can live independently Read more [...]
In this article we consider the classic situation hit on uninhabited island in the middle of the ocean. Yes, the case most of the novels and adventure films, but still – It is different. Now we talk about the first steps, the actions that must perform in distress. Namely, exploration of the island.
What you need to explore the island? First, make sure that it is an island. Second, check inhabited or not. Thirdly, estimate the resources that exist on the island: Find water, food sources, as a permanent camp, find the best building materials for housing, and may be for the raft. Here's a list Read more [...]
In today's article we will talk about a very difficult subject. As always, when it comes to survival in extreme conditions, We have to solve the challenges. Get water in the desert – is the most important task, the solution of which depends – you will live until tomorrow, or not…
So, where is get water in the desert? In fact, a few options, but all of them are, frankly not one hundred percent.
The beds are old and dried up rivers, lowlands. To identify areas where the water is as close to the surface, you should try to get up on some hill. Where to be able to detect pockets of Read more [...]
Overnight, camp in the jungle – the matter required, as in any other natural area. As in other regions, device refuge hut in the jungle It has its own characteristics. In this article we will examine exactly what features to consider when stopping for the night in the jungle.
The peculiarity of the jungle is the almost complete absence of wind, high humidity, the abundance of mosquitoes and forest litter – soaked with moisture and infested with all sorts of unpleasant and dangerous insects and other animals.
Based on the foregoing, tent or canopy in the jungle It must be securely protected Read more [...]
The most effective in the jungle eating tropical fruits. They are tasty, nutritious. They can quickly eat and collecting them is not difficult. Fruits in the jungle – the most effective nutritional power ratio – energy consumption for the taking. In today's article we will look at the most popular fruit of the tropical forests, which are mostly in the diet of the traveler on the region of the planet.
Coconuts. Coconut palms grow in abundance in the tropics. Especially a lot of them off the coast of the seas. Coconut milk (liquid inside the coconut) is rich in vitamins, nutritious and Read more [...]
Desert full of dangers for the traveler. In this review we will talk about the threats that are waiting for a lone traveler in the desert and how to avoid them. It often happens that during a trip to an exotic country, and is a tourist lost in the desert.
The desert is one of the most disadvantaged regions to autonomous survival. Terrible heat; scorching sun; no vegetation, and therefore shade; dangerous poisonous snakes, scorpions; lack of water, and not a lot of food; Well and sandstorms as the last straw.
The heat need to be protected clothing, in every possible way to close the exposed skin. Read more [...]