How to prepare before flooding events
Flooding is a risk people can face nearly every time of the year, causing nearly 100 deaths per year in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says floods are the second deadliest of all weather-related hazards in the United States. In addition, other hazards can apper after the storm has passed.
The National Weather Service says people should be aware of the difference between a Flood Watch and a Flood Warning along with what to do before, during and after a flood.
If your interested in learning more & educating yourself to be best prepared before flooding events, read the complete article here.
May 8, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Of all the creepy crawlers, ticks keep me on high alert. They can be very tiny in the nymph stage and difficult to see. They love to hang out in tall grasses along the trail and hitch a ride on hikers passing by. I plan on treating most of my clothes and gear with Sawyer Permethrin.
Ultra-compact and lightweight
I would often just drink directly from the sawyer squeeze if I was feeling lazy- which by the way works wonderfully.