Using a triangular bandage for an arm sling is way old school. Learn three simple ways to use a coat and an extra T-shirt for a makeshift sling.
When calling in an wilderness emergency to 911, take a few minutes and gather some critical information before you make the call.
Sure, You've probably taken a first aid class at some point. But if you're lucky, you've never had to use it. Why not back up your hands on training by having a complete first aid book on your phone?
Latex gloves for your first aid kit can be tricky to store. Fortunately a pair fits perfectly in a 35 mm film can. (Remember those?)
Ticks. YUCK! I’ve heard stories of people actually going to the emergency room to have a tick removed, which is a little overkill. Here's a way to do it yourself. (Also works on your dog.)
Fortunately there aren’t many ways you can suffer a burn in the backcountry. Here’s some easy ways to avoid it.
Tincture of benzoin is great to have in your first aid kit, as it's often the only way you can make tape stick to sweaty feet to prevent blisters. Here’s a crafty way to carry it that’s leakproof, low-cost, and very lightweight.
Here’s a quick test to see if your climbing teammate is suffering from altitude induced loss of coordination, which can indicate more severe problems.