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ORGT VS. WILD. Wilderness Survival Overnight. Name Game ORGT Rules Personal Medical History Gear Food Mental Preparedeness Priorities in a Survival Scenario Knots and Lashings Shelters Logistics TL Contact Info. Name Game. Name Year Major What brings you to this trip?

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wilderness survival overnight
Wilderness Survival Overnight
  • Name Game
  • ORGT
  • Rules
  • Personal Medical History
  • Gear
  • Food
  • Mental Preparedeness
  • Priorities in a Survival Scenario
  • Knots and Lashings
  • Shelters
  • Logistics
  • TL Contact Info
name game
Name Game
  • Name
  • Year
  • Major
  • What brings you to this trip?
  • On a scale of 1 to 10 how hardcore are you?
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ORGT
  • What is ORGT about?
  • Other classes
  • Other sports
  • Staff Progression
rules
RULES!!!
  • Inherently dangerous
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Respect other people’s time
  • No stream crossings barefoot. Bring chacos/crocs/etc…?
  • Stand no closer than 6 feet to a cliff edge or waterfall
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Gear
  • Survival essentials
  • Clothes
    • Layers
    • Synthetics
    • Warm things
  • Rain gear
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Tarps
  • Shoes
  • Food and water
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Food
  • No Stoves
  • Simple food choices
    • Breakfast (packed or before coming to ORGT)
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
prioritizing
Prioritizing
  • Positive Mental Attitude
  • First Aid
    • Take care of any injuries the best you can
    • Conserve your energy.
  • Shelter
    • Exposure to the elements can be very dangerous
    • Be creative and use your surroundings the best you can.
  • Fire
    • Warmth, morale booster
    • Signaling method
    • Purify water, cook food
  • Signaling
    • Smoke signals can be seen for miles.
    • Use a whistle and signal in groups of 3.
    • Don't yell for help. Yelling doesn't carry very far and can exhaust you.
    • A mirror or other object that reflects the sun
  • Water
    • Try and find a clean source.
    • Boil Water if possible
    • Use a cloth and collect dew or catch some rain.
  • Food
    • Food is the least important wilderness survival priority.
    • A person can survive for weeks without food.
    • Try and conserve your body's energy reserves.
    • f you can't find water than don't worry about food. You need water to help you digest your food.
mental preparedness
Mental Preparedness
  • Stress:
    • Difficulty making decisions.
    • Angry outbursts.
    • Forgetfulness.
    • Low energy level.
    • Constant worrying.
    • Propensity for mistakes.
    • Thoughts about death or suicide.
    • Trouble getting along with others.
  • Mental and physical preparedness vital to survival
shelters5
Shelters

http://www.practicalsurvivor.com/shelter

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Food
  • Foraging
    • Edibility Test
    • http://www.wikihow.com/Test-if-a-Plant-Is-Edible
  • Don’t eat visible/bold or vividly colored insects as they may be poisonous.  
  • Edible insects typically found underneath rocks or fallen logs such as worm, grubs, and beetles.
  • Others sources such as river crawfish, clams, snails, etc.
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Granular poison frog

Paederus beetle

knots and lashings
Knots and Lashings
  • Clove Hitch
  • Bowline
  • Taught line Hitch
  • Square Lashing
  • Diagonal Lashing
  • Sheer lashing
  • Tripod Lashing

http://www.animatedknots.com/bowline/index.php?Categ=scouting&LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

logistics
Logistics
  • Meet at 8:00 am at ORGT
  • Leave ORGT by 8:15 am
  • Not stopping for Breakfast on Way
  • Bring some money for lunch on way back
  • Going to Panther Creek Trail in Cohutta Wilderness
  • Back by 5 pm Sunday
orgt gear
ORGT Gear
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Tarp
  • Backpack
  • Pack cover
tl info
TL Info

Sid Agarwal

sagarwal60@gatech.edu

972-310-0302