10 Useful Wilderness Medicine Posts To Read Before Your Next Adventure

Posted by: Molly Herber on 3/2/17 10:38 AM

Before getting ready for any trip, it’s important to review your wilderness first aid skills.

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Photo by Luis Camargo.

Here are some of our most helpful blog posts about wilderness first aid:

  1. 27 Considerations for a Wilderness First Aid Kit
  2. It's Getting Hot in Here: The Ps and Qs of Heat Illness
  3. Hydration Tips for Camping
  4. Are You Hypothermic, or Just Cold and Grouchy?
  5. Treating Burns in the Backcountry
  6. What to Do When You Sprain Your Ankle in the Wilderness [Video]
  7. How to Prevent and Treat Blisters [Video]
  8. Backyard Experiment: Armpits and Frozen Autoinjectors
  9. Snake Bites: Here's What to Do [Video]
  10. Self-care in the Backcountry: Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore

Learn more about practicing wilderness first aid yourself by taking a course with NOLS Wilderness Medicine.

Molly loves the smell of her backpack and does her best writing before 7:00 am. When she's not scouting the next post for the NOLS Blog, she's running and climbing on rocks in Wyoming.