As Spring has sprung (or up here in the north, is trying to get out of Winter's grim grip) and Summer approaches, many of us will increase the time we spend outdoors.
That means extended stays, sometimes day trips in the “wilderness,” which, as anyone who lives in a rural area sees on the news regularly, can quickly turn sour and even deadly.
Even folks who are prepared and careful can twist an ankle, lose track of time or take a wrong turn and end up in a world of hurt with darkness approaching.
That is why you must be prepared whenever you venture out and by “prepared” we mean “have a basic survival kit,” or “day survival kit,” just in case.
To see some ideas of what you should include in a day survival kit, check out the video on the next page.