Alaska wilderness safety briefing provides you with essential knowledge for outdoor activities on the Iditarod Trail.
Adopting the right attitude keeps everybody safe. Therefore we will cover the following topics:
- General statistics on incidents.
- Communication best practices before and during your trip.
- Outdoor technologies at your disposal: ever dreamed to use a satellite phone, a portable solar panel, a professional GPS? We will also cover useful smartphone apps.
- Animal threats: moose vs wolves vs bears vs… moskitos.
- Wildlife protection: how to avoid fire and preserve life.
- Weather threat: deep freezing cold, burning heat and everything in between.
- Dangerous waters: big rivers, open water, green water, etc.
- Laws and regulations overview. Who you gonna call? State troopers!
Big dangers come from big rivers. Alaskan popular wisdom.
Never go further where you can’t step back. South-african proverb.
Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but pictures (and dead wood). International common sense.
Alaska wilderness safety briefing adapts to your needs. It usually lasts between 1 and 2 hours. Meanwhile safety information can be found here.