Posts Tagged ‘Backcountry Medical Kits’

09 Jul 2014

Medical Concerns for Climbing and Backcountry Travel

Medical Concerns for Climbing and Backcountry Travel

Most of our customers understand combat medicine, but do you know how to handle the myriad of injuries and ailments common in the backcountry? To keep you traveling safely, we are happy to offer this exclusive sneak peek into Dr. Mike Layton's chapter on Medical Concerns from his newest edition of Climbing Stronger, Faster, Healthier: Beyond the Basics. Geared towards climbers, this medical information applies to all who enjoy the outdoors. Here’s an excerpt from the Chapter 8 - Medical ...

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27 Aug 2013

Chinook Medical Gear Introduces New Expedition Medical Kit

Chinook Medical Gear Introduces New Expedition Medical Kit

Designed for backcountry expeditions, Chinook Medical Gear's new Expedition Medical Kit provides advanced medical supplies where other outdoor medical kits fall short. Click here for a full list of contents and more information about this product. Most medical kits designed for group expeditions are stocked to treat common and minor injuries, but lack the proper supplies for treating life threatening injuries that can occur in the wilderness. Lessons learned from military and law enforce...

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16 Jan 2011

Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness Medicine

Climbing, trekking, and mountaineering are some of the adventurous outdoor activities that can bring you close to nature. It takes a lot of endurance, stamina, and courage to engage in any of these activities. Many adventurers have lost their lives during such wilderness expeditions because medical attention was out of reach or many hours away. Search and rescue and wilderness response teams are created for addressing this issue These teams are comprised of trained individuals who specialize ...

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10 Jan 2011

High-altitude Rescue

There has been many a time when rescue teams have been called to save people who have met with accidents in high-altitude areas. Disasters could occur in many forms - it could be a climber who has fallen down, passengers in a flight that has crashed on mountain top, or people trapped because of an earthquake. Trained responders carry essential emergency medical supplies to high-altitude places to rescue injured persons. Mountain rescue teams face great dangers during a rescue mission. The dan...

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