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  • Tell someone where you’re going and when you plan to return.
  • Don’t travel alone.
  • Take enough food and water to last for at least two days in an emergency.
  • Bring a map and compass, and always orient yourself before leaving.
  • Wear layered clothing.
  • Don’t panic if you become lost.

If you plan to visit a remote area, you must prepare for the possibility that your party may be stranded and must await rescue. If you are, you can take three steps to help you survive.

  • Prepare a shelter.
  • Build a fire, if necessary.
  • Signal for help.

If You're Lost in a Thick Fog

Don't waste valuable time and energy traveling around aimlessly. Instead, stay calm and go into survival mode, especially after dark. Build a shelter and a fire.