The Best Gifts For Getting Lost In the Woods

When shopping for that special someone who loves the great outdoors, it's easy to be overwhelmed. There are so many companies and so many items with so many different features that it's hard to know where to start. That's why we thought we'd kickstart this party with some of our favorite camping gear. We hope H.D.… » 12/13/13 3:40pm 12/13/13 3:40pm

A Story of Survival in the Oregon Wilderness

Over Thanksgiving 2006, James Kim, a CNET editor, disappeared along with his wife, Kati, and their two young daughters in the snowy Oregon wilderness. Kati and her two children survived; James did not. She recently recounted her experience for the first time to 20/20, detailing the family's encounter with bears and… » 2/17/11 3:20pm 2/17/11 3:20pm

Wilderness Survival Kit: Gadgets and Ideas That Could Save Your Life

As we mourn the death of C|Net journalist James Kim, we want to do whatever we can to prevent such tragedies. There are lots of ways to improve your odds when you get lost in the wilderness, stranded in your car, or are somehow thrust out of this comfy cocoon in which most of us are living. So we put together a list… » 12/07/06 11:12am 12/07/06 11:12am