Mechanical Advantage Systems.  A must know skill set!

Mechanical Advantage Systems. A must know skill set!

Mechanical advantage systems (MAS) are a HAVE TO KNOW SKILL SET FOR MOUNTAIN RESCUE.  Knowing how to build MAS will allow rescuers to: Perform over the bank motor vehicle rescues Up-haul litter teams on steep angle or high angle rescues Build portable MAS...

Survival Navigation Technique

Stick & Shadow Compass If you somehow find yourself disorientated without a compass or GPS for assistance you can try the shadow stick compass method.  This method will give you a rough estimate of a west to east line which you can then use to find north &...