Due to a recent move, I now have to consider cold weather in my preparedness calculations. Prior to the move, I lived in Florida for more than a decade; three months of freezing temperatures initially had me off balance. For me, there are 3 layers of preparedness outside of the home: Vehicle, Every Day Carry, and extended. I will touch on all three; however, for me the distinction between them is important.
Posts Tagged ‘Winter Weather’
Knowing how to survive a blizzard or other winter tempest is a significant, (however ideally unused) piece of information everybody ought to know. There are numerous sorts of blizzards and each can be a fatal executioner.
There are approximately 365,500 residential fires each year. According to The American Red Cross, home fires have increased 10 percent
Last winter proved that hazardous and unexpected weather can come sooner, end later and hit parts of the country
Being in top shooting shape requires diligent practice year round. The last thing you want is for the trophy of a lifetime to step out—with a 10 second window—and you miss the shot because of under preparation. I am often asked what type of preparation that really takes, especially during winter. So, where do I practice shooting in wintertime? Why, outside of course!
Didn’t hit your tags quite yet? To bag those late season bucks, you might be facing down some long hours in bitter cold weather. In order to take your shot, you need to be warm and comfortable in your stand or blind.
Should you switch from summer to winter carry? Many people do not adapt or change how they carry depending on the season. However, there are advantages to selecting a new holster for colder months.
If you followed our tips from yesterday, “Get Your Car Ready” your car should be in tip-top shape for the cold winter months. However, severe winter weather may find you stuck or stranded, in an accident or sliding off the road. Snow and ice can cause traffic backups for hours, or if on a road less traveled, it might be a long time before someone can rescue you. You will want an emergency kit in your car to keep you safe, warm and hydrated while forced to wait it out.