Sit. Rep. #135: Efficacy, Murphy, Heat Index

Body Fluids: 1- Your body uses and loses water every moment of your life.  Our bodies lose water thru breathing, sweating, urinating, and defecating.  Also through blood loss and female menstrual cycles.  Not to mention injuries.  Heat and cold exposure, high altitude, flying, burns, illness, and increased activity cause your body to need more water … Read more

Sit. Rep. #124: Risk, Q Signals, EPIRBs

1- This is from the Pacific Crest Trail Association: There is intrinsic risk in the wilderness. lightning, cold weather, falling rock, wild animals, and a long list of other/additional dangers exist. It’s not 100% safe. A twisted ankle can be life-threatening if you are alone. Learn first aid. You are responsible for your own safety. … Read more

Sit. Rep. #38: Horse vs Hiker

“I don’t think anyone expected that when we changed the clocks we’d go from Eastern Standard Time to the Twilight Zone.”    Pandemic Humor?  1- Ever rode a bike?   What safety precautions do you take?  Here is a link to Google Docs with a more complete and downloadable list; Biking Safety Check List. Helmet, Ride single … Read more