Polar Robinson-90. Diary of a witch doctor. Part 1

Finally! Unbelievable but true! I passed, went to the second round ... However, I will be happy when (and if) the rest of the test will pass when I am Robinson. I wonder what will be given preference in the selection? But stupid, probably, to make themselves under the preference ... It should define your line and stick to it until the end. In the letter, which reported about my selection, offered to take a polyurethane foam mattress and all, that I think it necessary to choose clothes. Quite divine conditions ... What I think it is necessary? Mattress, whose name even say without hesitation Read more [...]
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Envelopes Robinson

Psychologists write that the most lasting impression of childhood, and that often they prevail in shaping the character and attitude of man. It so happened that the first book I started reading as a child, was immortal creation of Daniel Defoe "Robinson Crusoe." The father (when I was three or four years), I was trying to figure out how Robinson was sleeping in a tree without a blanket? To appease my imagination, my father, I remember, said that Robinson was a blanket. Is not this far and then do my incorrigible Robinson? Education, work, the front, back, and finally work out, Read more [...]
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Pigweed multivalent

Annual plant up to 60 cm with branched stems and dlinnochereshkovye triangular-ovate leaves with teeth at base, directed downward, and narrow upper leaves with teeth facing up (the middle leaves teeth directed laterally). Flowers are usually three-term, assembled spherical glomeruli in the axils of leafy inflorescences. Perianth in fruit fleshy, blushing, berry-like. Flowers in July = August, fruiting in August-September. Spread almost all over Europe, except in the far north, in the Caucasus, in small, medium, and Central Asia. In Russia, found in many areas of the European part, except for Read more [...]
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Performance in the campaign

For the third year in a row we were going to use annual leave for a hike into the forest, but no luck: that ship is not, then the holiday will not be the same. This year, we have been preparing since January. We agreed on the simultaneous vacation from July 15, since that period in Primorye begins the warmest time of the year. Seek advice from a well-known researcher of the Ussuri region, VK Arsenyev. He willingly went to meet us, detailed instructions how to sew tents, what to bring, how to behave in the forest, and proposed route, which we have adopted and implemented: from Vladivostok Read more [...]
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Journal Basic Instinct» № 12, 2009

"Basic Instinct. Hunting and fishing around the world" - informational and educational magazine. Hunting, fishing, active forms of recreation, nature conservation. The target audience of the magazine - the people who are willing to go on a hunting and fishing expedition anywhere in the world or with interest to read about it. The magazine is divided into sections: hunting, fishing, guns, bullets, navigation, knives, hunting and fishing tourism, transport, taxidermy ... Main Columns: - "From the wanderings ..." - reports on hunting and fishing expeditions - "Where Read more [...]
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U.S. firm KERSHAW KNIVES is Vilsonvile (Wilsonville), Oregon - very nozhedelcheskom U.S. state. On its website and in the catalog of companies not too willingly talks about his history, is now almost the name and address of the exhaust all the available information about them. From older sources know that founded it Pete Kershaw (Pete Kershaw), but to get to the bottom of the company was born I could not. I can only assume that it is quite old, probably older than today's leaders recognized the blade market, such as SPYDERCO, BENCHMADE or CRKT. It is in these - old, proud of its history Read more [...]
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Overcoming water obstacles

There are many ways to overcome water obstacles. Most of them require special equipment and machinery. However, in an emergency situation is often such equipment and the equipment to do, so you have to use the so-called emergency ways crossings. This is their main danger. The main ones: high speed flow; complexity of determining the crossing point due to lack of knowledge and skills (visual determination of depth, flow velocity, deep holes, eddies, etc.), slippery rocks at the bottom of the stream; use of water flow through the fallen tree trunk (trunk or on slippery when strong Read more [...]
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Orientation on local features

In nature, there are many signs by which one can determine the compass. However, not all of them actually suggest authenticity. So, you can not navigate through the branches and tree rings, although this is quite common in popular literature. The trees do not usually develop strong from the south, as is commonly believed, but in the direction of space. For single trees, except the sun are important wind and other factors, and the definition of the light on them is often impossible. Similarly, the annual rings of wood growth even single trees is not always greater in the south. Not only the Read more [...]
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Opening of the Forum Survival in the wild

I am glad to inform you that the open forum, feel free to make it a joint effort with you our favorite place for socializing and leisure pastime. We very much hope that the forum will help you quickly find answers to your questions, discuss tricks of survival and just chat with like minded people. He's still young, only a week and so we are working on filling it! I will be glad to see you on it and is ready to discuss interesting topics!Forum "Survival in the wild" Read more [...]
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Survival in extreme conditions

Thirst for knowledge of the environment - one of the powerful driving forces inherent in man. This is it makes a man, despite the incredible hardships and privations, to seek the planet's poles, climbing, risking their lives on the highest peaks, go down to the depths of the ocean, and volcanic craters, storm space. They go on a journey in search of underground treasures tireless geologists, creating new trails in the forest and desert explorers plied the blue expanse of the ocean sailors and fishermen, and restless tribe of tourists flock to distant travel and unexplored hozhenym tropam.Kazalos Read more [...]
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quot;Fishquot; with protivozatsepnym device

Since the invention of foam "fish" pike are catch even those who are about him had never dreamed of. Despite all the details speed wiring, master it was a lot easier than catching the heavy "spoons" or "turntable". Suitable for casting on the "civilized" places perch "beat" every day, and in fairly large quantities. Its concentration was sharply reduced. Rare foci sites remained relatively intact predator away from the fishing bases and, as a rule, in the "impassable" koryazhnike. Fishing in the aisle seat with a huge loss of foam Read more [...]
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Nagolovatka Ledebour

A perennial herbaceous plant from 15 to 75 cm Stems solitary or few, erect, simple, rarely slightly branched at the top, thick, cobwebby hairs. Stem leaves few, they are sedentary, but not decurrent, so do not stalk winged, basal leaves much larger than the stem, they are pinnately divided, rarely entire, while the stem leaves are mostly intact. Baskets diameter 2.5-4 cm Involucre naked or redkopautinistye; outer bracts lanceolate or linear, slightly shorter than the inner, outer and middle cuspid bracts herbaceous, erect. Corolla pink or purple. Fruits - dark brown or almost black achene with Read more [...]
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Mammal family desman squad insectivores. The natural habitat of muskrat in Russia is located in the basin of the Dnieper, Volga, Don and the Urals. Currently muskrat is found in Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine. Muskrat from other insectivorous allocated large size. The size of the animal body is approximately 18 - 22 cm, tail length of 17 to 21 cm, all - 380 - 520 In Desman almost not visible neck. Nose like a small animal proboscis. Small eyes, very well protected eyelid. The organ of hearing is a special acoustic opening, which is closed when hit muskrat in the water. The nasal Read more [...]
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Movement and shelter in the desert

Water - a major factor for survival in the wilderness. Carry it with you as much as you can, even if I have to leave something else. If you decide to move: - Moves in the evening, at night or in the early morning; - Go along the coast to the famous route to a water source or to the settlement. Sweating can be relaxed, soaking his clothes; - Choose the easiest route, which only is possible to avoid the shifting sands, difficult terrain, road signs along the roads. In sand dunes go on the hard sand in the valley between the dunes and along the ridges of the dunes; - Avoid repetition along streams, Read more [...]
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Carabiner and hooks

Carbine is an intermediate link between a hook and a rope, and he makes use of a rope and hooks. Carbines are made of high quality steel bar stock. For threading the rope they have a spring latch. Carbines must withstand tensile 1200-1500 kg. There are several types of rifles. On the rocks is recommended oval carabiners, ice - pear-shaped. Carbine-size 100x50 mm, thickness of rods and 10-11 mm. Fig. 4. Climbing pitons Pitons hammered into the ice and in the Read more [...]
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Movement and signals at sea

If the SOS was sent successfully, or you know that there are regular near the sea routes, it is generally desirable to remain in place for 72 hours. If none of that, then you should not waste time, and need to get under way in a way to use even the strength and form, especially if you know that the earth is not far and is in the direction of the wind. If the land is not around, determine where the nearest sea route, and go there. Determinative Rate the following factors before making the decision to stay in place, or hit the road. - The content of data transferred to a disaster or accident. Read more [...]
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Desert Plants

Survival in the wilderness depends on water. Learn aquifers trees and cacti, before considering the plant as a food source. Do not eat if there is no water-digestion further reduced the water storage in the body and accelerate its dehydration. 1 Echinocactus Gruzoni (Echinocactus gru-soni), plant southwest of North America, the average rises to 1.2 m and at these sizes makes about a liter of edible, sometimes bitter, milky juice. This is an exception to the rule - to avoid the milky sap. Cut the top and crush the inner flesh, then drink. Doing this makes sense only if absolutely necessary. 2 Read more [...]
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McClure orange

Exported from North America. Extended to the Black Sea coast, in the Caucasus and Central Asia. Tree up to 10-20 m in height with a spreading crown and egg curving down branches. Shoots with sharp prickles. The trunk is covered with dark brown bark with deep fissures. The leaves are ovate or prodolgovatolantsetnye, shiny, with shirokoklinovidnym base, up to 10-14 cm long, pubescent in youth, later naked. Inconspicuous flowers in axillary inflorescences appear in May along with leaves. Seed heads are large, up to 12-14 cm in diameter, wrinkled, golden yellow, resembling oranges, inedible. Read more [...]
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Organization of the group

Campaign organization usually begins with meeting everyone to participate. At the meeting the head of the campaign said the purpose of the campaign, the route (if you have already developed) and the duration of the campaign, the amount of money that needs to be made to each participant about what to take with you, distribute assignments, agrees to meet again. In the preparation of such a meeting is necessary in advance a list of questions that are on it will be discussed. A common mistake of inexperienced managers is that they start to think about what to say at the meeting for a few minutes Read more [...]
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Single, biennials or herbaceous perennials to 40 cm high. Distribution: Arctic, the European part of the (North), West N Snbnr East, Far East. Contain alkaloids to 0.1% in oversight. CS arctica Schltdl. ex DC, and thioglycosides nzotnotsiana you-established structure. Allocated to the fixed oil from the seeds of 22.5% S. officinalis L. Discovered vitamin C. Medicinal. Therapeutic action - Hopes diuretic. h S. officinalis, wound healing - oversight. h S. arctica, S. officinalis. Indications - disease of the reproductive system: with amenorrhea - Hopes. CS arctica, impotence, women's Read more [...]
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