You’ve done your research and found the perfect hike for this weekend. It has everything! A river, waterfall, forest canopy, and the much needed solitude to reset your mind and soul. Saturday finally rolled its way to you and you’re ready. The car is fueled, hiking snacks packed, camel pack filled, and off you go!
Did you ever stop to consider that the solitude you desperately crave, and travel great lengths to find, often serves as an catalyst for danger? With great solitude and remoteness comes great vulnerability. Below are five scenarios and how to prepare for them.