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A number of articles have been posted here under various categories - articles related to the outdoors, safety, gear, food, humour plus many other areas. Articles will be added to this collection periodically. If you would like to write an article, then please let us know at admin@myccr.com as we are always happy to publish new articles

by Richard Munn|Published 00-00-0000
  Very simply, hypothermia is the condition where the body is losing heat faster than its "internal furnace" can regenerate it. This loss of body heat causes impaired motor skills and judgment, and if untreated can be fatal. People tend to think of hypothermia as a winter problem.  We think of the unfortunate souls who get lost in the winter and "die of exposure...
by Richard Munn|Published 07-21-2006
Low head dams have resulted in so many close calls and fatalities that they have earned themselves the name "drowning machine." What Are They? Low head dams are control structures used on rivers. As with all dams, they partially block the waterway and "back up" the water behind them, helping maintain water levels. Simple in design, they are self-regulating and allow water to...