With the weather warming and spring-summer camping/hiking/paddling season coming up, it's time to brush up on your backcountry skills and ensure you're up to the task of taking this season for all it's worth.

Looking to get in-the-know on the most useful things an outdoorsperson like yourself needs to know? Read on and check out these 10 articles — 10 Essential Skills for the Outdoorsperson.

Start With Number One: