Survival Skills

Winter Survival in the Woods

Winter Survival is much more challenging than surviving 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 in…

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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, and starting a fire is just like second nature. Ahh, it…

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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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Preparing Your Kids for Any Survival Situation

When you read most of the information that’s written for survivalists these days, it almost seems like it’s written for a bunch of guys heading out to the wilderness alone. No wives, no kiddies, just a bunch of guys who are going to go play mountain man and then return back home when things return…

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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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Finding Your Way In The Wild Without a Compass

If you find yourself lost in the wild without a GPS receiver or compass, can still find your bearings by using other methods? The answer is YES! There are many ways on how to do this. Bellow are some of them. Methods Used in Finding Your Way In The Wild Without a Compass Use your…

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DIY : 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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