When Survival is a Little Too Close to Home

This story came as a bit of a shock if not a sobering reminder that survival isn't always about being stranded miles and miles from civilisation...it can happen anywhere, even 12 miles from your own home. But survival situations don't just "happen"...the fact remains that this party was not prepared for their endeavours, nor were … Continue reading When Survival is a Little Too Close to Home

National Trails Day and a Double Score

This post is a bit late due to troublesome computer hardware malfunctioning, but thankfully all is well now. The first National Trails Day began 22 years ago on the 5th of June in 1993, initiated by the American Hiking Society. Across the country, hundreds of outdoor societies and organisations, including the National Park Service, took … Continue reading National Trails Day and a Double Score