Lost In The Woods? S.T.O.P. This Could Save Your Life
Every year thousands of people get lost in the woods – that we know of. Thankfully, most are rescued or find their way out. Sadly, some don’t make it out.
If you get lost remember just one thing, let it be the acronym S.T.O.P and just STOP right where you are. Here’s what it stands for and the first is the most important.
“This is an acronym for Stop, Think, Observe, and Plan.
Stop: Stop moving. There’s a good chance that you’re feeling panic right after you first figure out that you’re lost. The urge is to run and find the trail. Don’t do it. Chances are good you’ll get even more lost or hurt yourself as you go flailing through the woods.”
Be sure and read the rest of the post as it might save your life!
Then read Little Things.com’s post on how to survive the first 72 hours. They 9 great tips on how to survive the first 72 hours.
The main reason people get lost and some die, is because they failed to prepare. With just a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you won’t be one of them.
This is a short post today as there’s a big storm in our area today and I don’t want to be on here any more than necessary.
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