The 10 Essentials

Published in the October 2011 Issue October 2011 Feature Viewed 805 time(s)

The 10 Essentials are items that the Mountaineers of Seattle first proposed in the 1930s and since reinforced through experience of the intervening years as the basic personal items to enhance survival when lost or stranded in the backcountry.

The information was provided by the Cascade Drift Skippers Snowmobile Club (, Issaquah, WA.

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