How to Survive a Forest Fire while Hiking or Camping

Extensive studies and research have proven that wildfires are occurring five times more often in the recent decades; such forest fires also burn six times the land area when compared to past occurrences and also tend to last much longer. According to scientific research, climate change and global warming are the two main culprits to be blamed for the sudden increase in frequency and intensity of wildfires. Any responsible hiker must prioritize fire safety during hiking, no matter the season.

Should all the stars be aligned against you on a fateful day, you watch your nightmares turn real, and find yourself surrounded by a wildfire; here are a few things that might save your life:

 

How to Survive a Forest Fire While Hiking

 

This infographic is provided by my friend Arun Kumar for RidersTrail.

 

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