Winter Survival: Finding Water, Eating Snow Vs Ice (Wilderness Survival Skills)

Hypothermia is a real issue when we find ourselves in a winter survival situation, also dehydration is a major implication. It is a thin line between eating snow to rehydrate yourself and becoming hypothermic from ingesting the snow

10 Comments on "Winter Survival: Finding Water, Eating Snow Vs Ice (Wilderness Survival Skills)"

  1. yup that’s why you don’t eat snow unless you want to lower your body temp

  2. curiouschem | June 25, 2010 at 8:23 pm |

    great stuff thanks

  3. Bbfishman | June 25, 2010 at 8:35 pm |

    i’d love to get lost out in the wilderness with you babe

  4. 1988scottcarey | June 25, 2010 at 9:19 pm |

    mothert told me not to eat the yellow snow….when i was younger…

  5. Why don’t understand why people never melt the snow?

  6. charper3006 | June 25, 2010 at 10:39 pm |

    Eating snow will cause you to become hypothermic quick.

  7. RedHorizen | June 25, 2010 at 11:22 pm |

    Thanks for the tips on consuming ice sickles vs snow. Never heard of that until Keep up the great work!!

  8. RavenBlaze | June 25, 2010 at 11:57 pm |

    every Bushcraft channels I have scene always suggest having atleast some kind of metal container you can boil water in (a can, a metal bottle, something), a way to start fire, some kind of rope or string and a knife.

  9. great info,,,,,,,,,,,,thanks

  10. drumgodtim | June 26, 2010 at 12:26 am |

    I had never thought about icecicles (sp?) before. That was a great tip. Thanks!!! Keep the vids coming…5*

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