Wilderness Survival

Quick Way to Dig a Cathole

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Let’s face it, everyone eventually has to “go” during a hike or camping situation. If you’re lucky, there will be toilet facilities nearby. But if in fact, you are on a hiking or camping trip where there isn’t a toilet facility nearby and have to “go”, don’t despair. Or if …

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Here’s How to Survive in the Desert

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Bugging out in the desert is very extreme, so being prepared for the grueling temps and terrain is very important. Before you do it, make sure you’ve researched the location you’re headed well in advance. If you rush headlong into the desert without enough skill and resources, you won’t last …

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The Top 14 Primitive Skills You Need to Master

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Imagine it, a massive solar flare blasts out from the sun causing an electromagnetic storm that fries the grid and any electronics along with it. All Un-shielded digital information, late model vehicles, and communications down for good.  Even systems and machinery that rely on basic circuitry would be rendered inoperable …

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Survival Stories Too Harrowing to Be True

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When you’re out in the wilderness, the warm weather, beautiful scenery, and the distance between yourself and the stress of daily life in town may seem perfect. But if you become lost, or if something happens that severely inhibits your ability to walk out, that fine day of hiking can …

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How to Select Fire Tinder and Kindling

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Starting a fire is one of the most important survival skills anyone can learn.  A fire means the difference between freezing and being warm.  It means the difference between eating a cold meal and a hot meal.  It means being able to cook the meat you kill and the fish …

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Basic yet Critical Bushcraft Skills

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Nature contains all the resources that we need in order to survive, but the trick is knowing what to do with them. When hiking, camping, or bugging out to the wilderness, you need to know what you’re doing. This set of skills is called bushcraft, a group of interrelated skills that …

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Making Fire Using the Bow-Drill Method

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There is one thing you can be certain of in our world today. Disasters are unexpected. You may get a bit of warning for weather disasters like flooding, but not always. In many cases, the key to survival is to keep everyone warm and dry. Knowing how to use the …

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