A wilderness survival expert reveals his top 4 survival tips

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Survival in the wilderness is a mental, emotional and physical challenge.

Steven Dessinger has almost 30 years of wilderness instruction experience. As the program director and owner of the acclaimed Boulder Outdoor Survival School (BOSS) in Utah, the oldest outdoor survival school in the world, he knows his stuff.

So we asked for his top wilderness survival tips. You know, just in case.