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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Man, I hate ticks. http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/healthtrending/the-summer-of-ticks-is-coming-and-bringing-these-6-diseases/ar-BByYdd3?li=AA5LBhu&ocid=spartandhp
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone on this board know if there is an alternative method of deterring ticks away from you besides using deet? Ticks are bad where I live and I don't want to make it past all the dangers, zombies and whatever else only to be taken out by a tick. I lost a friend due to a tick.
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am wondering about all you guys who go into the woods, do you worry about ticks and particularly about lyme disease? what can you do to prevent getting bit, if anything?
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    It's snowing outside right now. Yet on Saturday, it was moderately warm for the season, and I wasn't the only one feeling it. I extracted a rather large deer tick from my back. Unfortunately, not expecting ticks in january, I didn;t even look for one, instead; stumbling upon it at about 9:30 at...
  5. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    About 4 years ago, after I got back from a hiking trip I found two lone star ticks on my leg. Both were attached about 2 inches apart and about 3 - 4 inchs above my ankle. The lone star tick is easy to spot as it has a white spot on its back, as seen in the picture below. After removing...
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