Outdoor Skills - Survival

Signaling for Help

hand flare flaregun



Flares: Can be seen at a distance ·but only a few shots available · combustible & could cause fires


mirror signal

Mirror: Endless resource for signaling - Must have sunlight

whistle

Whistle: (3 Blasts every few minutes) · Can signal constantly. but rescuers need to be close


3 Signal Fires: Need to be 10' apart using green, smoky fuel - rain or snow may inhibit fire

three signal fires
ground signals

Ground Symbols: Use rock or logs on high, open ground


Semaphores

all ok

All Ok

help

Help


no

No

ues

Yes


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