Stuck in the Woods and 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 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Tools

Stuck in the Woods
How to cope with an unexpected emergency in the woods


By My Hands   Basic Backcountry skills
Common Sense Hiking   Advice for the beginning hiker
Stuck in the Woods – Intro   What is being Stuck in the Woods?  What is The Rule of Threes?
The Unplanned Overnighter   A quick and basic guide for an unexpected situation
Ten Essentials   The original Mountaineers recommended list (gear)
Hiker Ditty Bag   What you should always carry
Plan B Kit   Make a Personal Survival Kit
Fallen Hiker   What to do when a hiker falls off the trail
Trail Etiquette   Courtesy on the trail
Hiker’s Rescue Rope   What to use when a hiker falls off the trail
Texting 911   Texting 911 in Hawaii
Comfort Kit   For the non-hiker to carry
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.
Knit Hats and Neck Tubes   Keeping your head warm
Dressing for Haleakala   What to wear on a backpack trip
Transporting Backpack Stoves   How to cope with it in Hawaii
Butane Stove Adapter   Adapt camp stove butane fuel cartridges
Alcohol Stoves   Cheaper, lighter, more convenient
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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