WMO is environmental dark green

Carl Weil's picture

WMO is conscious of our impact on the environment and our community. We make every effort to incorporate Green practices in all areas of our business and personal life. Our 130 acre preserve has been a conservation easement started in 2002 Here is a list of what we came up with to name a few... and as new ideas arise, we do our best to see if we can incorporate them too!
• We have been off grid since 1984 making our own solar electricity
• We turn down thermostats at night
• Keep thermostats at 60+ when on
• We use no air conditioning.

Death of hiker with beacon, but no emergency shelter

Carl Weil's picture

Carls comment on sad death as all deaths are sad ALL 10 essentials which includes "emergency shelter" are crucial to be carried

Hiker triggers beacon and dies

Published February 17, 2015 FOX The Associated Press contributed to this report.

A hiker who activated an emergency locater beacon while hiking in New Hampshire's White Mountains amid deteriorating weather conditions was found dead Monday.


Carl Weil's picture

Recently on Linkedin I asked for various tourniquets folks knew about.  Between all of us we came up with 13

The Navy in 2005 and 2007 evaluated all tourniquet they felt worthy and found 13

Navy conclusions and my summary are first

There were 4 recommend from 3 manufactures. The failure rates are next and the study summaries follow.

H & H TK3 TK4   --    Burke RMT  -- Pyng  MAT

Here is the real interesting data FAILURE rate

WMO Instructor class

Carl Weil's picture

Congratulations and welcome to our newest wilderness first aid instructors! Twelve instructor students from five states (AZ, CO, FL, IL, TN) traveled to the Denver, Colorado area to attend Wilderness Medicine Outfitters’ (WMO) Instructor orientation course held on March 21-23, 2014.