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Improvised care = BAD? what the heck???
I certainly agree with you that the best tool is knowledge. "sometimes EMS guys know just enough to be dangerous." I'd think that you were referring to me if you hadn't desc...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wilderness First Aid
April 02, 12:34am

Wilderness First Aid - Wrong Attitude
You didn't reveal until now that this was so that you could guide college students on wilderness outings! "This course did NOT cover femur traction, severe spinal injuries, or litters.&...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wilderness First Aid
March 30, 6:35pm

UL is to let me be a Lightweight photographer
My UL habits are meant to allow me to haul my camera while still maintaining lightweight total weights. MY normal setups + weights (inlcuding accessories like extra batteries, polarizers, lens h...

In Photography » Going light with a camera, why?
March 29, 2:58pm

A trradesman with no tools is useless.
I've never done WFA but I imagine it is FA with an emphasis on extended care and evacuation. What did you expect in 15 hours? If you take a WFR course (80hr) you will learn a lot more about ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wilderness First Aid
March 29, 2:08pm

What does your treatment NEED to be effective against?
OK we have discussed how various treatments are less effective against certain nasties. So how do we know what we are facing in a given AO? What are the viruses present? Bacteria and giardia are...

In GEAR » Water purification
March 29, 1:39pm

Tablets, Wounds, Bleach
"[Tablets] are great for emergency only. Also, ever try to wash hands or treat wounds with a pill?" Easy... dissolve tablet in very small amount of water and you have the equivelent of k...

In Multiple Use Gear » KlearWater as mouthwash & skin treatment
March 29, 1:36pm

Re: More backpacking camera goodness--Ricoh GX100
24-72mm f/2.5-4.4 (max app 9.1-15.8!) with a 100% viewfinder and a lens hood.... RAW + CCD shift IS... runs on AAAs... what a great camera!

In Photography » More backpacking camera goodness--Ricoh GX100
March 29, 1:25pm

for most ULers the Rebel wins
Honestly unless you are doing a lot of manual mode or you need the FPS for other uses, there isn't much reason for a landscape shooter to choose a 30D

In Photography » Canon 30D vs. XTI
March 29, 1:22pm

Colorado Weather?
The weather here is great in the summer! Be prepared for CONSTANTLY changing conditions. We do have a monsoon season as mention above. Overall, the weather is capable from going from calm to howlin...

In Gear Lists » SUL Gear List for Colorado
January 07, 10:31pm

Space Shuttle Door Gunner
Yep... I was a Space Shuttle Door Gunner... so there! ;-)

In On the Web » Man Vs. Wild
January 07, 10:27pm

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