Posts Tagged ‘Bill M Campbell MD’

Wilderness Medicine- Trip Planning – Weather Digital

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Weather! Cold, hot, rainy, windy, lightning.. It all effects whether we will go out into the wilderness and how we will dress and prepare. But other than your local weather person (they really have gotten better at making predictions!), how do you know what the weather will be where you are going? Rebecca hates the […]


Wilderness Medicine- Trip planning- Navigation

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Have you ever started hiking into a new area and got to a fork in the trail, with no signs, and wondered “which way do I go from here?“. Most of us have and that’s what I want to help you with today in our Planning section on navigation. I will admit, I’ve been obsessed […]


Ready for Spring and Summer Adventures? Medicine for the Outdoors

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Most outdoor adventurers (photographers, climbers, paddlers, hikers, cyclists) start their preparation for an upcoming season of nice weather adventure by sorting, cleaning, organizing and buying new gear. Some forward thinking individuals also consider physical conditioning in preparation for increased physical demands from their outdoor activities. Also reading through guide books and magazines and making plans […]


Antarctic Chronicles- Clothing

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  Clothing Preparation: boots waterproof pants waterproof gloves liner gloves and mittens or outer gloves long underwear deck shoes for ship fleece or wool sweater wool boot socks and liners pants and shirts for wear on ship (very casual) workout gear if you are so inclined Balaclava or cover for neck and ears and head […]


Antarctic Cruise Chronicles Part 2

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In continuing my preparation notes for Antarctica Cruise, these are some tips for getting into the right frame of mind to visit the Place of Penguins and Ice.   Mental Preparation: Read, look at maps, watch Happy Feet and March of the Penguins on DVD. Watch Chasing Ice on DVD and go to Extreme Ice […]


Bill’s Antarctic Chronicles: Preparation – Administrative

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  My trip to the Antarctic Peninsula was one of my “Rocker List” items.. Not my bucket list because I don’t plan on kicking the bucket any time soon.. A “Rocker List” is a list of things to do and places to go before all travel is confined to sway of a rocker and adventures […]


Wilderness Medicine and Photography FAWM

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The is no set pathway to becoming a nature photographer ( well, other than taking pictures and loving to be in nature). So many of us have come from a biological or environmental  sciences background. Some have come from business. Some have actually gotten degrees in photography. We all gravitate toward what we like best […]