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As one is exploring the outdoors, trail safety should be at top of mind. While human attacks on most trails are quite rare, it’s important to …

ON ISLAND LAKE, Minn. - Timmon Lund was reeling in a small perch on this big reservoir north of Duluth when the conversation turned to his bat…

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Not only can pepper spray be used to prevent an animal attack, it can also be used to ward off dangerous humans. Obviously, pepper spray shoul…

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Whether you’re hiking alone or with someone else, a trusted individual who’s not there should know where you’re headed and when you’re expecti…

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By carrying a loud whistle, you’re able to quickly and efficiently alert those in the area to a dangerous situation that’s unfolding. Many hik…

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While hiking on a crowded trail can be a drag, having more people around could limit the risk of an attack. Avoiding early morning and late da…

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Consider carrying a GPS device that lets you report an emergency situation. Reporting a dangerous situation quickly and accurately is importan…

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