Creating a Leg Splint in the Wild

Here are some points to consider before you watch the video. A lot of materials can be used to create rigidity to immobilize a a broken leg or an arm. Sticks or trekking poles can be uncomfortable and create “hot spots” that turn into sores/open wounds). Soft...

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The luck of some hikers

This is a rather hilarious story of a some of the best karmic hiking experiences by Robin Svoboda, an outdoor columnist in Akron, Ohio. She shared some important information about a national event I will place on the IMAC event calendar - Hike Naked Day is June 21. ...

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Advice: Avoiding Snakes – Dealing with Snakebites

Very interesting and helpful feature on NPR's Morning Edition May 13, 2019. How You (And Your Dog) Can Avoid Snake Bites — And What To Do If You Get Bitten Best tips: 1. Stay on the trail.Keep the kids and animals on the trail. 2. Keep dogs on leash. 3. Wear long...

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I-MAC Mountaineering School Summits Mt. Hood

The leaders from the I-MAC Mountaineering School led 6 first time mountaineers up Mt Hood. They made it to the summit on April 28. They endured sub-zero temps and winds endured all night but enjoyed sunny smiles at the summit!

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Inter-Mountain Alpine Club

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Richland, WA 99352