Bear Grylls, host of a popular TV show about surviving in the wild, inspired by a 29-year resident of Britain David Austin [David Austin] on a perilous journey through the wilderness along the Scottish mountain range. Unfortunately, the trip was much more difficult than on TV. Within a month, as the man's body found by rescuers. The cause of death was hypothermia. That's right, check their skills of survival proved to be unsuccessful.
According to friends of Austin: "Austin knew what getting into. Last two years he attended the courses of survival in the wild, because it was his Read more [...]
Behavior (habits). Time greatest affection to his gopher burrows moleno consider the period between the release of their slumber before the breeding season, which lasts no more than five to eight days, when the active part of the population are adult males who had awakened earlier than females. With the advent of female animals increases the activity even more. Attachment to the burrows of females observed during childbirth and rearing young (late April and early May). Shortly after the start of a normal young to settle them when animals exhibit a highly visible activity. As a result, time Read more [...]
Lightweight multitool Leatherman Skeletool CX force you to go back to basics ... the good old basics. Multitool Skeletool CX has only the most essential functions, which often is quite enough. Among the advantages of this wonderful assistant includes features such as: light weight, compactness, modern quality materials, design and ergonomics. Leatherman Skeletool CX: More - not better!
Knife 154CM stainless steel
Pliers with wire cutters for smaller and larger wires
Carabiner / Opener
Screwdriver with two interchangeable tips included
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In the forest, people are more cautious than in the wide field. Why? Perhaps this is an echo of one of the oldest fears, acquired by our ancestors in the primeval forest, filled with predators. In those days, the fear and anxiety had a very important service to the man, because of them he had already felt the danger to help protect themselves from a hostile environment, to survive and to ensure the safety of offspring. Fears arose among primitive people, protect May from a variety of threats so far, but due to changing habitat conditions, they, as psychologists say, glitch. This happens because Read more [...]
Alaska to survive the latest features / Alaska: Surviving the Last Frontier / The Alaska Experiment / Season 1 / Episode 3
4 groups of people decide to leave their familiar world and try to live in harsh conditions in the wild within 3 months in Alaska. They will be isolated, and face the challenge of survival. They will be 100 km in the most extreme conditions on the planet trying to get back to civilization. This is a tedious trial will take at least a month. They will fight hunger, fatigue, and severe winter. They have provided the necessary equipment and conducted a 3-day training. They Read more [...]
Most algae in shallow water attached to the bottom or rocks, but there are those that float on the surface of the open ocean. Coastal algae are usually divided into the green algae growing in the surface waters of the red algae, in shallow water, and brown algae, a little deeper.
1 Ulva, sea lettuce (Ulva lactuca), light green, like garden salad and found on rocks and stones in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, especially where streams flow into the sea. Rinse and cook.
2 Enteromorfa (Enteromorpha intestinalis) -light-green algae-like pods nonbranching leafy shoots up to 50 cm long (usually less). Read more [...]
18 hours 30 minutes. Kolya groups are not. The girls are nervous around the campfire:
- Get plenty of fire do, they need to boil rather, they are about to appear.
Katya and Natasha are confident that the guys are hiding in the bushes and in exactly 19 hours with whooping jump out into the clearing. But I know that Kolya enough sense not to do so.
18 hours 40 minutes. Kolya group no.
- Bob, redistribute the load in the backpack so that the majority of the weight was for me and you. Here, we will not leave anything - who knows where we will go and how much.
Bob understands. He pulled out of Read more [...]
In fields, meadows, thickets found two nondescript vines densely intertwining stems of other plants with their thin stalks. They swept opposite leaves and small, almost invisible flowers greenish-pink gathered in long, narrow brush. Both species bloom from June to September. This Highlander and Highlander vyunkovy prizaborny. They differ only in fruit. At Highlander vyunkovogo (P. convolvulus) perianth in fruit wingless, nut like buckwheat reduced, but not black, but brown and dull. And prizabornogo Highlander (P. dumetorum) perianth with wings, it looks like a Chinese lantern, inside it Read more [...]
Cod family (Gadidae) represented in our waters is quite diverse, and fish are related to more than 10 of his species, are prey for anglers angling off the ice. All in the family for more than 50 species, but only one of them - the burbot - a freshwater fish. All the others - residents Atlantic, the Arctic seas and the Pacific Ocean. The scientists found that the birthplace of the cod - North Atlantic, where it meets the largest number of species - about 40. Regarded as a cold-water fish, of the family, however, have mastered the Arctic is much worse than the North Atlantic, and in the Norwegian Read more [...]
Sensitive means of preventing earthquake is the behavior of the animals in the hours preceding the seismic cataclysm they become anxious if they close, are excited and want to get the dogs barking, the mouse ran out of the house, pets tolerate offspring out.
Animals begin to feel the approach of the earthquake in a few hours, and some - a few days.
Name of animal
Time before the earthquake
Parrots, swans, canaries
From several minutes Read more [...]
In the journey rather take aluminum spoons as wood sometimes break or float away when washing dishes in the river.
Advisable to take an enamel mug, with 300 grams of water - aluminum burns and lips, and hands.
Bowls and use aluminum and enamel, although the latter is heavier.
Certainly come in handy in the campaigns of folding hunting knife. Apart from the main blade, it has a screwdriver, corkscrew, awl and blade for opening cans.
Thermos flasks and - items are not mandatory in the campaign.
Of essential toiletries toothbrush, floss, comb, soap. Towels should be hand and Read more [...]
Status. Normal, numerous species of the region.
Distribution. Distributed in the Right Bank, numerous in-s razhno-beam and lowland forests. The Saratov Volga The mouse has been noted in the past, only once (Davidovich, 1964), at the end of 1960gg. this rodent in the Left Bank did not show (Larin et al, 1968). At the beginning of this century, The mouse was captured in floodplain forests p. B. Irgiz and state forest zone, 30 km south of the river (Belyachenko, Sonin, 2002a, b). Currently found in this band Chapaevsk - Nikolaevsk 70 km south from the river. B. Irgiz on which comes to the Read more [...]
Somehow difficult to get along with the idea that you can about to die a horrible, senseless death. We sit side by side, the cabin invigorating -10 ° C, the roar of aircraft engines drowns out all other sounds. Despite the cold, sweat flowing from me, and I, as an asthmatic, make quick and greedy breaths in his rubber oxygen mask.
I'll have to jump out of the aircraft, when we reach the mark of 9145 m is the height at which fly passenger planes, is 297 meters higher than Everest, but most importantly - to more than nine kilometers above nothing forgiving surface of the Earth.
No flight attendants, Read more [...]
Evergreen perennial with creeping underground rhizome, which runs erect branched stems up to 20 cm alternate leaves close together in the lower part of the shoot like whorls, and they are thick, prodolgo-Vato-obratnoklinovidnye, sharply serrated, up to 6 cm, with a very short petiole, dark green, shiny, bottom - lighter. The flowers are drooping, on long stalks, gathered at the ends of shoots in umbellate brush (8-12 flowers). Calyx lobes fimbriate-toothed. Corolla pink, to 15 mm in diameter, wide open, petals shortly ciliate. Fruit-flattened-spherical capsule, 3-5 mm long and 5-6.5 mm wide, Read more [...]
Inflatable boat in the closet, a box of canned food on the balcony, protective suit on a hanger - this is a set of "essential" one who considers himself a survivalist. Unusual hobby: preparing for possible disasters is gradually gaining popularity in Russia. Some converted warehouse apartment in useful things, while others were completely equipped refuge away from people.
It is difficult to say when there was a movement of people concerned about the possible consequences of the crises of civilization. Rather, a certain percentage of those who are worried about the future and prepare Read more [...]
Natasha. - Crookshanks. - Plans for the future. - Lizard. - Lepidoptera and Lolita. - Okdzhilan. - And do not leave it in zmeelovy. - Rhubarb. - Rodents kroniruyut saxaul. - Scorpion Sting.
My first gesture in the morning - pull left hand to his eyes, worry not slept there, and in general I time: stopwatch went to wind circles, and I was with him a race, who wins. This here is the curse of our lives, no worse than the original sin. Heyerdahl, when he decided to break away from the lost civilization technologically pigsty and settled with his blond Liv the Polynesian island, the first Read more [...]
Francolin (Francolinus francolinus) somewhat larger in size partridge, its weight ranges from 400 to 500, francolin quite cautious bird. Francolin habits like pheasants, presenting as a connecting form between the latter and partridges. As land bird, francolin well run. When approaching danger francolin first runs along the ground, and then takes off with the noise "candle" up, fly, flies to frequent his wings horizontally, then planning, lands in the bushes and running again. On the move francolin usually cranes his neck, and often moves his head. Plumage coloration of male black Read more [...]
Despite all the measures of preventive safety, in practice, there are cases of accidents general hypothermia one or more victims. In contrast to local cold injuries when only cold limbs or just the face, general hypothermia, if not have time to help, can lead to rapid and irreversible consequences. Especially dangerous hypothermia in the water. In mild cases, the total freezing can advise victims to create out of the materials at hand, "thermo". For example, inside a snow shelter, tent fabric, at least just to "outdoor" tent-bag roll of plastic film and light a candle there Read more [...]
The most frequent type of crossing - the passage of the river ford. The basic condition of crossing the river is the choice of the ford. External signs Wade: expansion of the river on a straight section of it, the ripples on the water surface reaches, shoals, rapids, islands, trails and roads leading down to the river.
The exception is the plain of the river. Here the choice of the ford to establish the absence of a whirlpool, deep pits of mud, slime, snags, submerged trees and other items that the implementation of the crossing can cause serious complications.
Much more difficult to determine Read more [...]
How should behave man lost in the woods? Lost my bearings, it must immediately stop moving and try to repair it with a compass or using different natural features. If this is difficult, it is necessary to organize a temporary parking lot for a dry place, which is not easy to do, especially in the mossy woods where the ground a carpet covered sphagnum acquisitive water (500 parts water to one part of dry matter). Can serve as a temporary shelter canopy tent, dug.
In warmer can restrict the construction of a simple canopy. Two 1.5-m-thick stake in hand with a fork on the end driven into the ground Read more [...]