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Month: November 2010

Cold Injuries: Take Care In The Blue Zone

Cold Injuries: Take Care In The Blue Zone

The human body’s mechanisms for staying cool on an extremely hot day are powerful. The human body’s mechanisms for staying warm on a very cold day aren’t nearly as effective. An understanding of how your body is affected by cold will make you more capable in cold environments and help you avoid cold-injuries…

Aurora Borealis – 7 Steps to Taking Great Photos

Aurora Borealis – 7 Steps to Taking Great Photos

Ok, so this is not a photography blog but many wilderness areas are, almost by definition, beautiful. Capturing these stunning places with good photographs is naturally high on most travellers’ agendas. The northern, or boreal, forest is a beautiful wilderness environment. It’s a winter campers paradise! In winter it is harsh, yet enchanting and you’d be justified in visiting just…