CONTROLLING PANIC (OUTDOOR SURVIVAL SERIES CHAPTER 4)
Credit: Nick Clement, COLORADO OUTDOORS ONLINE
If you happen to find yourself lost in Colorado’s backcountry, panic is a normal reaction. I have found myself lost while exploring new areas and that initial rush of adrenaline from the panic can be intense.
Using the STOP acronym can help immensely.
S – SIT for 30 minutes and drink water T – THINK and evaluate your threats O – OBSERVE your surroundings and take in options P – PLAN then implement that plan
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