Survival Weekly – 1/22/15…

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Welcome to another edition of Survival Weekly, where the real wilderness survival “reality show” plays out everyday, in the wild places around our world. These unscripted stories will give you insight to the true threats and challenges you may face in your outdoor pursuits. So sit back, relax, and read on to get a dose of reality to sharpen your most valuable survival tool. – BPO

Featured – 

Four teens rescued from chilly overnight (with paradoxical undressing) –  http://www.paradisepost.com/general-news/20150119/four-paradise-youths-rescued-from-snowy-high-lakes-area

News – 

Record breaking year for LASD – http://www.hometownstation.com/santa-clarita-news/2014-lifesaving-record-year-for-search-and-rescue-teams-119577

Drones to be used in Arctic waters – http://arcticjournal.com/business/1266/norway-looks-drones-aid-search-and-rescue

Winter Sports – 

Lost skier rescued – http://helenair.com/news/local/lost-skier-rescued-on-macdonald-pass/article_f201ac0b-f0e0-50ff-a28f-aa59c3fb9fc7.html

Injured snowmobiler rescued – http://www.standard.net/Local/2015/01/14/Cache-County-Search-and-Rescue-help-injured-snowmobile-rider-in-Idaho.html

Hiking – 

Unprepared hiker rescued – http://globalnews.ca/news/1779756/hiker-tells-chilliwack-search-rescue-thank-you-for-saving-my-life/

Hikers rescued – https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2015/01/17/hrc-news-short-search-and-rescue-locate-2-women-dog-ledged-up-in-snow-canyon-park/#.VMGkd0dQMsM

Missing hiker rescued – http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20150118/missing-chatsworth-park-north-hiker-found-by-search-and-rescue

Hikers rescued – http://ktla.com/2015/01/17/helicopter-team-rescues-3-adults-1-dog-from-mountaintop-in-angeles-national-forest/

Hikers rescued – http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-17/two-german-bushwalkers-rescued-from-world-heritage-wilderness/6023010

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Hunter-gatherer – 

Lost lumberjack rescued – http://www.bclocalnews.com/news/288707251.html

Squirrel hunter still missing – http://mymonticellonews.net/news/article_c3f25a82-9cd0-11e4-8f80-ab2a160aaffd.html

GPS dog collar saves missing hunter –   http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/article/123702/gps-leads-searchers-to-lost-dog-missing-teen-hunter

Climbing – 

Fatal climbing accident – http://www.kptv.com/story/27912647/search-and-rescue-crews-respond-after-man-falls-off-cliff-near-colton

Climber fatality – http://www.alaskapublic.org/2015/01/20/apu-student-killed-in-climbing-accident-on-mt-yukla/

Climbing accident kills three – http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/01/12/mount-joffre-ice-climbing-accident-kills-three-people/

Water Safety – 

Frozen lake fatality – http://www.9news.com/story/news/local/2015/01/22/evergreen-drowning/22162599/

Vehicles – 

Four rescued from grounded vessel – http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/four-people-rescued-from-sinking-fishing-vessel-near-sitka/30801066

Sailboat crew rescued – http://www.wcti12.com/news/sailboat-runs-aground-two-people-rescued-near-fort-macon-state-park/30790626

Urban – 

SAR underway for Alzheimer’s patient – http://wjcl.com/2015/01/22/scmpd-red-cross-join-search-efforts-for-missing-wayne-county-man/

Interested in learning skills to handle emergencies like the ones you read in Survival Weekly?   Check out BigPig Outdoors Survival 101 class  – http://www.bigpigoutdoors.net/survival-101-1.htm

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