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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.

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