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Back Country Hawaii

Stuck in the Woods – Be prepared for that unexpected overnighter. Advice and techniques covered in a series of seminars. Rule of Threes, Ten Essentials and more.

Stuck in the Woods 2015 Class Schedule – tentatively Jan-Feb.

Stuck in the Woods 2014 Class Photo Album

 Back Country Hawaii – Useful  information and links to Hawaiian hiking and backpacking.  People, places and items of interest.

Stuck in the Office – (by request) You’re stuck in a building / office and you need to get out. Here’s a GET OUT KIT for this urban scenario.


People, Places and Links
 
Hawaii Hiking and Outdoor Links   A list of resources in and about Hawaii Hiking
     
List of public trails on Oahu   Na Ala Hele list of public trails on Oahu
Campsites   An incomplete list of island campsites
Trail Guides   Frequently requested hikes and backpacks in Hawaii
     
The Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club   Founded in 1910, HTMC is an Oahu hiker’s club
The Hawaii Service Trip Program   Active service trips to preserve the Hawaiian ecosystem
The High School Hikers Program   Nurturing our young people as future hikers
     


Knowledge, Skills and Tools
 
By My Hands   Primal skills
Common Sense Hiking   Advice for the beginning hiker
Stuck in the Woods   How to cope with an unexpected emergency in the woods
The Unplanned Overnighter   A quick and basic guide for an unexpected situation
Fallen Hiker   What to do when a hiker falls off the trail
Hiker’s Rescue Rope   What to use when a hiker falls off the trail
Ten Essentials   The original Mountaineers recommended list (gear)
Trip Planning   Food and equipment for a backpack trip
Advances in Flashlight Technology   LEDs have revolutionized flashlights
Bothy Bags   Emergency shelter from the U.K.
Transporting Backpack Stoves   How to cope with it in Hawaii
Spare parts for liquid (white gas) stoves   Donated parts, most are free
Animated Knots   A neat and fun way to learn and practice knots
GPS   Notes on GPS for hiking
Nylon Tubular Webbimg    For hiking
Trail Clearing Notes    How and what to cut
Get Out Kit    What to do when you’re Stuck in the Office

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