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Holiday Safety Tips for snowmobile

Holiday Safety Tips for snowmobile

The snowmobile has been for as long as 1900. However, the modern form of the snowmobile was Carl Eliason in 1924 that gave them the power of gas. Later, the Finnish military bought the patent for snowmobiles and started making for use in the military. In later times this became a past time for the [...]

Ice-Fishing Tips

Ice-Fishing Tips

Ice-Fishing shouldn’t be done alone. WHY- Safety and companionship. Trouble comes your way you have help, catching fish you have someone to share the experience. Ice is beauty and violence. Lives are lost each year for not knowing the thickness of the ice. Check the thickness of the ice often. One inch- not safe, two [...]

Areas of rock girls

Areas of rock girls

A flat terrain full of rocks girls (smaller than a handball or handball ball) due to soft mineral (conglomerate, limestone, etc.). Usually easy to navigate, but hunting for the joints. However, if these are lining a slope, the issue was more complicated. Therefore: Post is not impossible, but degrades much this type of soil, in [...]

Areas of large rocks (blocks or scree)

Areas of large rocks (blocks or scree)

When there are large rocks, the product of hard minerals (granite, gneiss, etc.). The road is usually passable. But as always, we must take into account some issues to avoid mistakes that could lead to serious accidents if they fall: You can go from rock to rock, provided management have some balance, and choose the [...]

Lots of dense vegetation

Lots of dense vegetation

The density of vegetation (shrubs, bushes, stunted trees, etc.). Low and medium mountain can go from completely prevent the passage, to do difficult, tedious and time consuming to navigate. In general, we must consider the following areas of dense vegetation: Avoiding or surround if you can travel the other way without vegetation or less closed [...]

Drop-offs with grass or low vegetation

Drop-offs with grass or low vegetation

The main issue that can walk through a field of grass or low vegetation that we can not avoid walking is the possibility of slipping if it is wet (from dew) or wet, obviously increases the risk the greater the slope of the terrain. Therefore, we must take into account both uphill and downhill: Avoid [...]

A way to dispose of waste

A way to dispose of waste

If there is time to dispose of trash, you must burn what can burn, particularly in the case of cans, to increase its rate of oxidation, which is biodegradable and is buried. What is not degradable is transported back to civilization for further treatment. Never leave knowing toxic substances, ammunition , aerosols, flammables or other [...]

The risk of getting wet outdoor

The risk of getting wet outdoor

As happens with the snow, the water falling from the sky can be a blessing or a curse for someone who is conducting an outdoor activity. In some specific cases, however, there is no doubt that getting wet in nature is a risk that must be avoided. You can not compare an outing or excursion [...]

Do not alter the signals or marking of trails

Do not alter the signals or marking of trails

Do not alter the signs or markings on the trails. This means not erase paint marks (or doing other nonsense that can be confused with existing ones) or disassemble the milestones (artificially accumulated piles of stones) that are on the way, as they play a primary role in signaling.

Do not smoke or light fires

Do not smoke or light fires

Smoking is not only contradictory when trying to enjoy outdoor exercise and a natural environment, but may be the cause of a wildfire, and discomfort for the rest of non-smokers, smokers who do precisely the nature outings to forget the cigarette and the local fauna. Either way, it is forbidden to light fires for any [...]

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