Survival Skills

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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7 Knots You Should Know How To Tie

Whether you are on a ship out in the sea or scaling a mountain or in a camp in the wild or just doing some chores at home, knowing how to tie a proper knot is a skill that will always come in handy. The following video shows you how to tie 7 basic knots:…

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How to Filter Dirty Water Using Only a Piece of String

Here’s a bit of know-how worth having: filtering dirty water using a piece of string. Now a good, reliable filter is preferable in all situations however, IF you are in a real pinch and you have no other means of purifying water, then you can use string or paracord. Read this interesting article on purifying…

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