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by sbwoman
Nov 30 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

You all are quite and interesting lot....funny too ;) Bottom line, I think: first--don't mess with the snakes and watch where you put your hands and feet, and where you sit!! Second: if bitten--you have an hour to get to medical care (hospital). Because of that, thought should be given ahead of time...
by sbwoman
Nov 29 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

@azbackpackr
would you explain, for the 'masses', the difference between Mohave and the rest? And the different treatments involved (like what is the diference in venmon?) the other thing is what abut Gila monsters-- Since we are "picking your brain"... :)
by sbwoman
Nov 29 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

@azbackpackr :SB: One of the things that came to mind when I wrote that was the death of a young kid who died because his folks didn't get him to help soon enough That was years ago. Many times hikers are more than an hour, sometimes days away from a trailhead. So, considering how many pictures of ...
by sbwoman
Nov 29 2013 11:21 am
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

You make my point--sort of. I learned in the 80s that you were to evacuate if you were within an hour of antivenom (hospital). Even then the point was made that you don't use a knife because serious damage caould be caused to the muscles and nerves. The problem is when some one is more than an hour ...
by sbwoman
Nov 28 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

@Tough_Boots
You--I wouldn't worry about--you probably have forgotten more than most people will ever know. did you post the quote from Edward Abbey? see what I mean--most youngsters today have no clue who he was. ;)
by sbwoman
Nov 28 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Re: Survival is more likely now

The best thing to carry for survival anywhere is knowledge---It is important to learn how not put yourself in situtions to need rescuing. If you sprain or break something--do you know how to deal with that? (sports medicine classes teach how to wrap and support injured joints. Red Cross first aid cl...
by sbwoman
Nov 26 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Survival
Topic: Survival is more likely now
Replies: 36
Views: 3089

Survival is more likely now

The good people at Superstition Search and Rescue have aquired a drone to help find injured and lost hikers in the Superstitions. There is an excellent article written by Mr Kollenborn in the latest issue of the Apache junction news. The drone can be packed into a suitcase sized carrier and can be f...

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