Tips from outdoor survival experts if you’re heading out in backcountry

When it comes to outdoor survival, there are plenty of things you can do to be prepared in case of an emergency. And since weather conditions can change in just a split second, it's best to be prepared for any kind of circumstance, no matter how experienced you are. This week, two experienced snowmobilers, Stan Rice and Wilfred Lovell, got separated from their party on the Northern Peninsula. After days of searching, both men were rescued, but, tragically, Lovell later died in hospital. Another snowmobiler also had to call for emergency assistance while travelling alone at night on Mount Peyton in central Newfoundland. He was rescued by an organized snowmobile group. Read more here >>>

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