Posts Categorized: Environmental

When venturing into the backcountry, evaluating the avalanche hazard requires an understanding of the terrain, weather and snowpack of the area in which you intend to travel. Regardless of how much care is taken, it is possible that someone may be caught in an avalanche. Prior planning may help you or your partner survive. Statistics…



When venturing into the backcountry, evaluating the avalanche hazard requires an understanding of the terrain, weather and snowpack of the area in which you intend to travel. Regardless of how much care is taken, it is possible that someone may be caught in an avalanche. Prior planning may help you or your partner survive. Statistics…

Even though summer is coming to an end, lightning remains an ongoing risk. Grand Canyon National Park published reports that between 1997 and 2000, there were 104,294 strikes in the canyons. Before embarking on your adventure, it is important to prepare yourself to avoid such risk. Below are some key things to note to prevent the risk of lightning strike.

Dr. Johnson’s thoughts on using pulse oximeters to diagnose High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE).

Frequently, following a blow to the head, even without ever experiencing a concussion, people can develop a post concussive syndrome (PCS). The symptoms of PCS include headache, insomnia, feeling more tired than usual, blurry vision, light sensitivity, difficulty concentrating, feeling off balance, and emotional lability.