10 Ways to Die in the Backcountry
By angelamontana

Posted: January 8, 2019

There are quite a few ways that bad things can happen while you’re out in the backcountry, but Tyler Freel with Outdoor Life came up with 10 of the most common ways.

  1. Getting mauled by a bear

  2. Complications with dehydration

  3. Falls in steep country

  4. Altitude sickness

  5. Poisoning

  6. Hypothermia

  7. Falling rocks/trees

  8. Accidents with firearms/arrows/knives

  9. Drowning while crossing rivers or boating

  10. Plane crash

Check out the full article by Tyler Freel from November of 2018 here.

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