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  • Tips for Preventing Snowmachine Injury

    If you are like many of us winter thrill seekers, freshly fallen powder is an open invitation for snowmobiling. Snowmobiling is an exhilarating and enjoyable sport. In some cases, a day out on the trail can turn dangerous. In order to prevent injuries and have a great day out in the snow, here are some tips for preventing snowmobile (snowmachine) injury. Preventing Snowmobile Injuries Know your ...
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  • 11 Alaska Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

    Alaska is known for the year-round beauty of its landscapes, and also its brutal winters. Even if you don't intend to explore the Alaskan outdoors for extended periods of time, you need to always be prepared for weather emergencies, rough terrain, and the possibility of accidents. The following are 11 useful winter outdoor safety tips for Alaska. 1) Make sure you can get warm and dry quickly . ...
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  • Winter Camping Tips to Help You Survive

    Whether spending the night on the trail on the K-300 outside of Bethel or doing winter camping elsewhere in Alaska, I found a few tips that I thought may be helpful. The weather is always a consideration when camping, and that’s especially true during the winter months. Dress in plenty of layers so that you can add or remove clothing as needed. Be sure to always have an extra layer of clothing ...
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  • The Best Thing About Preventing Snowboard Injury

    You may be sold on preventing snowboard injury, and you may not. For those of you who aren't sure about it, here are some of the best things we can think of about preventing snowboard injury. Tip #1 - Safety Gear - Do not even think about snowboarding without the following: Helmet, wrist guards and a good pair of snow googles. These are the three most important safety items you can own. Head and ...
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  • Preventing Hypothermia: Know How to Remain Safe

    Hypothermia is a serious concern in Alaska during the winter months. Hypothermia occurs whenever the body’s temperature plummets to extremely low levels, and has the potential to be deadly. Preventing hypothermia is much easier than treating it afterwards, and here are some tips you can use to help avoid this condition from happening. Dress in multiple layers in order to keep yourself as warm as ...
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  • Winter Hiking Safety Tips

    Here in the Anchorage area, there are a number of hiking trails to enjoy year round. Chugach State Park offers numerous hiking trails, and nearby Flattop Mountain is the most often climbed mountain peak in the entire state. When enjoying any of these trails, you need to keep these winter hiking safety tips in mind if you are to avoid injuries. Never head out on a winter hike without letting ...
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