Survival Skills

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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Finding Your Way In The Wild Without a Compass

If you find yourself lost in the wild without a GPS receiver or compass, you can still find your bearings using the following methods: Use your watch If you have an analog watch, you can use it to determine direction. If you are in the Northern Hemisphere, point the hour hand in the direction of…

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DIY Remedies: Off-grid Cures for Common Ailments

Stocking up on food, water, meds, survival tools and gear can help you through a sudden crisis or emergency. But aside from having survival items stashed and ready when you need them, having the right kind and amount of knowledge to make use of whatever you have around you and whatever you can find is…

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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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5 Invaluable Survival Skills to Start Learning Now!

The survival items that you have are not enough to survive. There are other things to consider in preparing for survival, one of them is learning survival skills. There are some survival skills that you can learn to be able to stay alive and save others in a time of crisis. Here are the 5…

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