Hostile Areas

How to protect against gas (chemical) and viral (biological) attacks – respirators prove key to survival

The importance of a respirator in a survival situation A respirator device is designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors, or gases. Recent studies (2012) indicate that respirators even provide the best protection against airborne viruses. It is imperative however, that you understand the various types…
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Other Dangerous Animals

Mountain Lion Dangers and how to defend yourself against a Mountain Line attack

About the Mountain Lion or Cougar Unlike bears (see defense against bear attacks here), Mountain Lions (also known as cougar, puma, mountain lion, mountain cat, catamount or panther) usually go after a person with the intent to eat them.  They tend to stalk their victim before the attack and they…
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Other Dangerous Animals

Bear Dangers and how to defend yourself against a bear attack

About Bears Forget the generic bear defense tips you read on other sites.  Although there are many common defense strategies, how you defend yourself against a bear attack depends on the species of bear.  In addition, poor wilderness etiquette can increase bear dangers for your fellow outdoorsmen so you must…
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