Hiking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, biking - all of these activities can take you away from camp and all its conveniences, and yes, away from the safety and security it offers. It's possible that getting lost, an injury, or an un-forecast weather change could mean spending an unexpected night in the woods.
Today's focus is on heat, your top priority in most survival situations. YOU NEED TO FIND SHELTER AND START A FIRE QUICKLY! That's why most experts recommend you carry at least three ways to start a fire when you are venturing away from camp.