Tell Your Story
(Note: Please don't base your survival decisions
on information posted here. The Burke Museum
is not responsible for the accuracy of suggestions
made in these stories.)
Close to Freezing, submitted by Jim F., May
I'm not sure this really qualifies as a survival
story...more a tale of stupidity. We did come pretty
close to freezing, but there's nothing particularly
heroic in that.
at Horseshoe Rapid, submitted by Steve Warren,
May 10, 2001
On Saturday I joined about twenty students and researchers
from the Antarctic group for a raft trip on the
North Esk River. The river was high and fast-flowing...
Wrong Rock, submitted by Rod C., May 18, 2001
The small island of Brat Chirpoiev in the
central Kurils (basically, one volcanic cone rising
from the sea) has defied two previous attempts to
land there; surprisingly, today it's easy...