A first aid kit can be shared among 2-3 people but each person should have a basic emergency kit that includes
pain killer, Band-aids, gauze bandage, antiseptic wipes, antibiotic, anti-itch cream, Ace bandage, and moleskin.
From "Ecotourism in the Philippines" by Carlos M. Libosada, Jr., Bookmark, Inc., Manila, 1998.
Basic Mountaineering Course
Your guide to mountaineering, a basic neccesity to be a true
Map and Compass Reading by Rocky Mountain Ramblers Association (RMRA)
- summarized by Alistair Des Moulins.
A topographic map is a two dimensional representation of part of the earth's surface. Contour lines, colours,
and shading are used to indicate elevation.
There are four pieces of information you need to know about a map before it can be of much use to you. These
Not all maps give you all this information. City street
plans are particularly bad.