Stay Put & Stay Alive
95% of all survival rescues take place in the first 72 hours of any survival situation. If your Lost, Staying Put and Staying Calm will maximize your chances of survival. The best thing you can do is to realize that rescue is probably on the way. Stay Calm, Stay Put, and make yourself visible to rescuers. Staying put will help you save energy and reduce the risk of dehydration. The more energy you exert the more you put yourself at risk. Leave only if you are absolutely sure that there is no chance of rescue.