Plan & Prepare

Horse Riding

Tick Bites

Almost all human diseases carried by insects in the United States can be attributed to ticks, and the number of tick-borne illnesses has doubled over…

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Rashes

Exposure to certain plants like poison ivy and poison oak can cause skin irritation, incessant itching, and a spreading rash. Other toxic plants such as…

Burns

Even small burns can be painful and debilitating, while larger burns may cause severe pain and predispose to complications such as infection, dehydration, and scars….

Evacuation and Emergency Rescue

It’s never easy to end a trip early, and the decision is complicated by many factors. You have probably spent time and money planning and…

Chest Pain

Chest pain can either represent a mild condition or a potentially life-threatening situation. It can be challenging to differentiate potential causes in an outdoor setting….

Heat Illness

Heat illness can come from exposure to high temperatures, with or without over-exertion. Symptoms range from mild headaches to debilitating nausea and cramps, to briefly…

Wound Care

Bleeding wounds can lead to serious blood loss, and infection can lead to major health complications. Fortunately, you can prepare for wound care situations with…

Muscle and Bone Injuries

Injuries to muscles, bones and joints can happen quickly from a fall or misstep without warning. They can range in severity from mild sprains, unstable…

Traumatic Injuries

When you encounter a traumatic injury, the impact of an outside force can cause varying types of damage to the human body. Before any first…

First Aid Emergency Gear

GOES is designed to provide the knowledge and confidence you need to get outdoors, push your comfort zone, and have safer outdoor adventures. Having the…