Survival Skills

How to Safely Camp in the Rain

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Whether you are camping for a weekend or a week or surviving in the bush, you will run into rainy days and nights. There is no avoiding the rain. You can’t put an order in with Mother Nature for sunny days. So how do you handle rainy weather when camping? …

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How to Use a Compass

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For those who regularly spend time in the woods and mountains, the compass becomes a vital piece of survival equipment. Prior to GPS becoming so popular and accessible, a compass was frequently used for geocaching, a form a treasure hunting for people of all ages. Every compass has at least …

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How To Make Wine At Home

If society breaks down, a bottle of wine could be one hell of a bargaining chip. Many of us rely on outside companies to create and bottle wine. This dependence on others, however, can be side stepped. Making your own wine is a simpler process than you might think. In …

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How To Climb A Tree

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The ability to climb trees can be nostalgic and enjoyable as a pastime, but also a means of survival as well. If SHTF or if you ever became lost in the woods, knowing of tree’s numerous resources could mean the difference between life and death for you. Not only to …

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6 Survival Skills I Learned From My Grandpa

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Sometimes I daydream about the days when I was a kid and I used to live with my grandparents. No technology, no worries, just me and my grandpa doing something different very single day. My grandpa knew a lot about living a simple, sustainable life. He raised cows, pigs, chickens, …

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Cooking At Your Bug Out Location

Wherever you go in the world, even Mars, I can bet that 99% of the time the best cooks are men. The same theory should apply when cooking at your bug out location, right? Obviously, that’s not the point of today’s article. I mean it’s not a contest of who’s …

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How To Sharpen Your Survival Knife

updated Apr 21st 2017 by Eric W. Eichenberger A dull knife is about as useful as a fork in a survival situation. It is extremely important to keep your knife sharp and as close to peak condition as possible. To constantly have your blade in cutting shape, you must carry and …

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