Look around the numbers and, if equipping yourself with statistics, get some probability for an emergency.

Fuelled both by the Winter Olympics  and extended British Winter, much discussion continues here at Step-Up  HQ  about metaphoric mountains.  Having likened the climbers and their mountains and considered  skills for survival in a wilderness  it was interesting to read  Mountain Rescue’s advice; although treacherous places without proper care the mountain experience can be enjoyed if steps are taken to minimise getting lost or hurt.

Starting with appropriate equipment, clothing, and sustenance, there’s then a whole raft of advice for reducing an unavoidable accident

The general rally, by those who know what they are doing, is:

Be Prepared; Risk comes through not understanding.

(Image and Article credit: Copyright SUF)