Survival Weekly – 3/17/15…


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 – 

I have followed this search, because like the victim, I have a passion for hunting/trapping and sometimes my adventures are by canoe. 

3 1/2 month Search resolved –

Body of missing hunter found –

News – 

Not a substitute for a good trip plan, but a valuable tactic if you have cell service –

Cellular booster on a drone –


Water Safety – 

Remains of missing divers found –

Recovery of missing kayaker –

Crew of tugboat rescued –

Crew of scientists rescued –

Surfer rescued –

Recovery of four year old boy –

Kayakers rescued –


Winter Sports – 

Avalanche safety advice –

GoPro footage of avalanche rescues –

Hiking – 

Hiker’s account of getting lost –

Blind hiker rescued –

Lost & Injured hikers rescued –

Hunter-gatherer – 

Climbing – 

Canyoneering rescue

Injured climber rescued –


Vehicles – 

Stranded off-roaders rescued –

Rescue helicopter crashes –

Stranded drivers rescued –

Small plane crash –

Urban – 

Search for missing man resolved –

Missing dementia and Alzheimer’s patients –  

Interested in learning skills to handle emergencies like the ones you read in Survival Weekly?  Check out BigPig Outdoors Survival 101 class  –


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