Saturday, October 20, 2012


California Avalanche And Weather
National Snow And Ice Data Center
South Lake Tahoe Chamber Of Commerce
Lake Tahoe Visitor's Authority
Trail Calendar
Nevada State Parks
USDA Forest Service: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
USDA Forest Service: Shasta-Trinity National Forest Management Unit
American Hiking Society
Yolo Hiker
National Geographic Map Software
Sierra Avalanche Center
NOAA Tide Predictions
International CPR Institute
American Red Cross
National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration
California Department Of Transportation
National Outdoor Leadership School
Placer County Mountain Rescue Team
Leave No Trace
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Tahoe Rim Trail Association
National Weather Service
The Weather Channel
USDA Climbing Advisory For Mt. Shasta
Mount Shasta Avalanche Center
Hiking The Trail
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Go Camping Australia
The iFootpath Daily
Adventures In The Outdoors
Clean Trails

About Dijukno?

About Dijukno?

Dijukno Dijukno? was started as postings on Facebook sharing things I have learned early on since I began hiking in July 2010?

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Cutting Switchback's On A Trail

Dijukno you can get cited by a Forest Ranger for cutting switchback's on a trail?  A lot of money is involved in protecting our forest and public lands whether it is plant, and

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Electrolytes Loss And Replacement

Dijukno if your body becomes deprived of water and electrolytes, your muscles may cramp, you may get dizzy and weak, and perspiration may no longer cool you?  Your core body temperature may also

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Altitude Sickness or Illness

Dijukno when you go higher in altitude, the amount of oxygen available in each breath grows lower lf you go too high too fast, problems may occur?   For simplicity, these problems can be divided into two categories:

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Foresthill Bridge

Dijukno The 2,248-ft long Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, California was designed to span the reservoir that would have resulted had the Auburn Dam been completed?  Work on the dam was discontinued in

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Stagecoach Trail

Dijukno The Stagecoach Trail in Auburn, California was originally a toll road built in 1852 known as Yankee Jims Turnpike and later as Old Stagecoach Road? The original road led to a

Monday, February 13, 2012

Emergency Shelter

Dijukno you can use a 55 gallon contractor grade trash bag for an emergency shelter?  You can find them at your local hardware store or you can order them online.

Consider choosing a color to bring with you.  You may prefer

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Sierra Damaged By Windstorm

Dijukno you can do your part maintaining the trails you hike, and have a great time while doing it?

Thunderous winds blew across much of the Sierra on November 30, 2011 causing widespread damage. These unusually strong northern winds gusted to more than 180 mph and stayed higher than 120 mph for more than three hours, toppling thousands of trees. We expect to find significant numbers of downed trees on the PCT next summer.

The U.S. Forest Service reports that

Monday, January 30, 2012


Dijukno a whistle is an essential device in case of emergency, to direct
others in how to respond, or to communicate with a group on a hiking or backpacking trip.  The whistle code

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Wilderness First Aid Patient Assessment System

Dijukno before you can properly care for any patient, you have to assess what is wrong with the them?  An assessment is a step by step process.  Although some of the steps may change in order, depending on the immediate status of the patient.  No step should be left out.

Stop! Size Up The Scene!

Take a few moments to stand apart and survey the scene, checking for specific information, before you step into the scene, these may prove to be the most valuable moments in your response to a patient.
  1. Survey the scene for hazards.  Is there immediate danger to you, other rescuers, bystanders, and, or the patient or patients?  Make sure the scene is safe.  You must do all you can to ensure you never create a second patient.  Humans are resources who can think, help tend to the patient, and participate in carrying them out.  A second patient not only doubles the trouble but also reduces the resources.  The problem becomes more than twice as serious.
  2. Determine, if possible, the mechanism of injury (MOI).  Are there clues suggesting

Tuesday, January 10, 2012