Survival

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How To Identify and Avoid The World’s Most Venomous Snakes

Like sharks, venomous snakes tend to get a bad...
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The New iPhone 14 Can Send SOS Messages Via Satellite

Global cell phone service represents the next frontier for...
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After Boat Sank Off Brazil, Man Survives for 11 Days in Floating Freezer

In late July, a Brazilian fisherman found himself in...
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Officials Kill Polar Bear After It Injures Tourist in Svalbard

A French woman survived a polar bear attack while...
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Studying The Swollen Stream that Killed Chris McCandless of ‘Into The Wild’

A university study offers new information on one of...
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Man Lost at Sea Clings to Soccer Ball Until Rescued

Salvation was a soccer ball for one vacationer in...
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Watch: Caught in a Massive Avalanche in the Tian Shan

When was the last time you stood below an...

Great Survival Stories: A Broken Leg in the Australian Bush

Neil Parker was a seasoned bushwalker and an active...

Six Dead, a Dozen Missing After Serac Collapse in Dolomites — VIDEOS

Co-credit: KrisAnnapurna A falling serac killed at least six...

Great Survival Stories: Surviving a Mega-Tsunami

The term 'mega-tsunami' is not the title of a...
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Great Survival Stories: Lieutenant David Steeves

United States Air Force pilot David Steeves went missing...
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100 School Kids Rescued in Austrian Alps on ‘Classic After-Work’ Hike

Researching your route before you embark on an adventure...

Great Survival Stories: Anna Bagenholm

Is suspended animation more fact than fiction? In the...

The Ogre: Much More than the Classic Scott/Bonington Survival Tale

Baintha Brakk I (7,285m), better known as Ogre I,...
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Drones Help Scottish Rescuers Search for Victims Lost in Tough Terrain

The next time you hear the high-pitched whine of...

Great Survival Stories: Tyson’s Wonderful Drift

The 1871-1873 Polaris expedition made it as far north...
Female IFMGA mountain guide in Bugaboo Provincial Park

Changing Times: Three Prominent Female IFMGA Mountain Guides

Women make up less than 2% of all mountain...
Cairngorms Plateau disaster Rescue Team 1971

50 Years Ago: The Worst Mountain Disaster in British History

Fifty years ago this week, the UK experienced the...
Ken Smith, still from 'The Hermit of Treig' documentaryPhoto BBC Scotland

The Hermit of Treig: Man Lives 40 Years Without Electricity or Running Water…in Scotland

Metaphorically and literally, Ken Smith is a man who...
Aerial operations search for missing skier Rudi Moder at RMNP in Feb. 1983 Photo RMNP

Long-Lost Skier’s Body Found After 38 Years

On February 13, 1983, 27-year-old ski mountaineer Rudi Moder...
Chimborazo Peak (6,263m), Ecuador. Photo: Ecuador Planet/Shutterstock

Three Dead, Others Missing, Injured on Chimborazo

An avalanche on Ecuador's highest peak, Chimborazo (6,263m), collided...

Five Dead in Lethal Storm on Mt. Elbrus

Four women and one man have died on Russia's...

Trapped and Starving: Baffin Island 1995

Baffin Island, the fifth-largest island on Earth, is an...

Tales From the Wild Side: The Lost Boots

I have a strange habit of losing whatever I...

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