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Here are some articles on surviving in the wilderness during winter months. One of them is an amazing account about a young man who survived for 17 hours while buried in and avalanche.

Keys to winter wilderness survival: STOP, think, don't panic

Joe Whittington has a simple message for anyone who becomes stranded in the wilderness this winter: STOP. The acronym stands for: Slow down. Think clearly. Observe your surroundings. Plan each step carefully. Wilderness Survival Classes …

Publish Date: 11/17/2009 18:14

http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/

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Keys to Winter Survival | WinterCampers.com – Celebrating the

Knowing how to use cutting tools in the wilderness is an important skill. Most backpackers have little experience with the proper use and maintenance of an ax, knife or saw. In winter, these tools can prove invaluable for survival. …

Publish Date: 01/04/2010 11:56

http://www.wintercampers.com/

Man Survives Avalanche Burial for 17 Hours at Backcountry.com: The

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Publish Date: 02/08/2010 8:32

http://thegoat.backcountry.com/

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A Double Whammy against Insects

Safety Features and Injury Decline: The Disconnect

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Everyone’s praying for snow in British Columbia for the Winter Olympics starting this coming Friday. Despite the unwelcome warm weather, Vancouver and Whistler are optimistic and excited.

Here are some blog articles featuring the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Winter Olympics 2010 – Olympic Figure Skating Medal Contenders

The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will be held in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. about us. We are here to serve all your 2010 Winter Olympic needs. …

Publish Date: 02/07/2010 19:38

http://olympicgames10.livejournal.com/

Winter Olympics 2010 – Olympic Figure Skating Medal Contenders

The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will be held in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. about us. We are here to serve all your 2010 Winter Olympic needs. …

Publish Date: 02/07/2010 19:38

http://olympicgames10.livejournal.com/

Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Protest | www.tune-in-tokyo.com

Walking downtown just days before the Olympics are scheduled to begin there was quite a buzz around town. While most of the people we encountered were there to.

Publish Date: 02/07/2010 16:58

http://www.tune-in-tokyo.com/

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Choosing a Great Campsite

Choosing Hiking Footwear

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Here are some interesting posts on the Appalachian Trail, also known as the AT. They include tips for hiking and tips for avoiding danger.

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Planning for an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike | Go Backpacking

The common experience of hiking the Appalachian Trail creates a bond that surpasses differences.

Publish Date: 02/02/2010 6:00

http://www.gobackpacking.com/Blog/

Avoid Danger When Hiking the Appalachian Trail: How to Cope with

Hiking the Appalachian Trail is generally safe. But hikers may encounter dangers such as bears and snakes, along with Lyme-disease-carrying ticks and contaminated water.

Publish Date: 02/01/2010 19:19

http://backpacking-trips.suite101.com/

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Purify Your Water or Not?

Planet Earth Deserves Our Respect

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