Survival Lessons

Why You Shouldn’t Plan on Living Off the Land

 Bugging out has become one of the hot topics that defines the prepping community. Everyone has a bug out bag and everyone is planning on getting out of Dodge if things fall apart. Part of that comes from the idea that many preppers are expecting a serious enough of a disaster to cause a general…

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Installing a Wood-Burning Stove Temporarily for Emergency Heat

One of the biggest problems associated with a loss of electrical power isn’t the loss of our televisions and computers; it’s the loss of heat. Home heating is all controlled electronically, so without electricity, it doesn’t work. Even gas heat or hot water heat won’t work, as electricity is needed for the blowers and pumps…

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The Right Attitude, The Most Important Survival “Tool”

Amidst all the work of stockpiling supplies and preparing survival equipment, it can be easy to forget about preparing the most important piece of survival equipment of all. In fact, some people do the exact opposite, fueling their fear. If there’s anything that can kill you in a survival situation, it’s having too much fear.…

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Preparing Your Car for Winter Survival

Pretty much everyone knows that traveling in the wintertime can be hazardous. Some avoid the hazard by avoiding traveling. But that doesn’t work for everyone; some have to travel. But few of those people take the precaution of preparing themselves and their car, in case they have some sort of problem along the way. A…

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Winter Survival in the Woods

Surviving in the wintertime is much more challenging than in the summertime. Not only is there cold and snow to content with, but food is not as plentiful as it is in summertime. Making matters worse, the body needs more food in the wintertime, in order to produce heat. In ancient times, many people starved…

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Starting a Fire in Wet Weather

When I think of bugging out, my imagination makes it seem like an extended camping trip. The weather is beautiful, the fish can’t wait to jump on my hook, there are berries in the woods and an occasional deer stops right in my sights. Ahh, it almost makes me wish for an excuse to bug…

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20 Essential Survival Uses for Pantyhose

Pantyhose have awesome potential as a multi-purpose tool and deserve a place in your survival kit and is useful for all sorts of things in both temporary and long-term disasters. Photo: urbansurvivalsite.com Here are 20 ways you can use pantyhose for survival: 1. Stay Warm. Wearing pantyhose will help you stay warm. Note: Men may have…

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3 Possible Survival Scenarios & How To Prepare For Them

The one who possesses the abilities and means to survive in a particular environment lives on. If suddenly an apocalypse dawned upon us and the world as we know it is turned upside down, do you have the abilities and means to survive? Survival is instinctive; it kicks in the moment we are faced with…

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Survival Tips from the Survivorman

There’s always something practical to learn from Les Stroud and what I’m sharing here is a list of survival tips from the Survivorman himself. * In cold or freezing conditions, the worst thing you can do is let yourself get sweaty. He constantly mentions that if you get sweaty, you should let the sweat dry…

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