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    Have You Been Caught Unprepared Outside?

    fileA recent article in the Sunday New York Times shared a much too-often occurrence happening in our public lands—people venturing off into natural places without the knowledge or skill to take care of themselves.  Some eye-opening examples: placing babies on wild animals for pictures, attempting to climb mountains without provisions (water, food, clothing, etc), or doing activities with the assumption that technology will help you. Unfortunately, many people have an unrealistic understanding of ...

    Posted by RebeccaB on September 3, 2010 12:29 PM & Tagged GPS, REI Outdoor School, emergency locator beacon and technology | permalink | Comments

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