Survival Skills

Home Repair Supplies to Store for Emergency Situations

When we talk about what to store for our emergency needs, the most common things that comes to our minds are food, water, medical and other standard supplies. But what about if it is not us who needs emergency supplies but our homes? Since our homes can be easily damaged both from natural and man-made…

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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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The Ultimate Bug Out Plan…With Kids!

Bugging out with kids can be a challenge. In fact, it can be enough of a challenge that I would try to avoid it, unless absolutely necessary. Kids have a hard enough time traveling when you go on vacation, a bug out will be considerably worse. In any bug out plan, you have to assume…

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11 Skills You Need When Forming a Survival Team

While it is always a good idea to learn as much about survival as you can, trying to survive solo is a much bigger challenge than trying to survive as part of a survival team. Surviving solo not only depends on you having all the necessary survival skills necessary to do everything on your own,…

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How To Make A Fishing Hook The Old Fashioned Way

I’ve shared an article before about how to make a fishing hook using thorns. In this post, I’m sharing another tutorial, this one via hedgehogleatherworks.com. It shows a different way to fashion a fishing hook in the style of the primitive people. Materials Making a primitive fishing hook is easy, and you will need natural…

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How to Survive an Earthquake

Earthquakes can cause a lot of damage to people and property; people might get injured by falling objects; buildings, houses, and roads might collapse due to this natural disaster. Earthquakes are caused mainly by subterranean rocks that move to release tensions. Here are some tips on how to survive an earthquake. 1. Unlike other disasters,…

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How To Make A Paracord Hunting Sling

Paracord is a very useful tool for survival. You can braid paracord into different designs such as bracelets, strengthened cords, pouches, etc. In an emergency situation, you can untie the braided cord and use it to bind, haul, or anything else. You can also make a hunting tool out of a paracord. Here are the…

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How to Use Animal Bones for Survival

Learning how to use everything you see around is important, especially if you are stranded in the wilderness or in a hostile environment. Sometimes the things that you consider as scraps and you normally toss in the trash can be useful. The ancient man is the greatest survivalist – he had learned to use every…

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