Posted on 03 July 2012 by Patrick Fitz-Gibbon
You Never Know When You Might Be On The Menu! (Image from Wikimedia commons)
The camping trail is not always a safe place and it certainly pays to be aware of some of the dangers involved in wild camping especially when you decide to solo camp.
Can you avoid all the danger inherent in what we like to do? No I don’t believe so. To be honest for a lot of us being able to live life a little bit more on the edge is what draws us to the joys of wild camping in the first place BUT you can certainly limit the chances you take and do your best to avoid situations in which your life might be at risk.
As this article by Matt Weiser of the Sacremento Bee highlights the most unlikely things can bring your trip and sometimes your life to an abrupt end. Continue Reading
Posted on 28 June 2012 by Patrick Fitz-Gibbon
Do You Know What To Do Now?
If you enjoy your camping and in particular any of the more adventurous forms of camping then chances are you will at some stage have a wild animal encounter after all thats why most of us are out there in the first place. Most animals will pose no threat but some have the potential to be deadly and its how you react to the situation that will prove vital to how you come out of it.
Luckily for us Hella Wella have come out A Survival Guide For Dangerous Animal Encounters.
Wild Animal Encounters and how to deal with them. Continue Reading