Wilderness Survival

The Ultimate Guide to Primitive Living

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Living and surviving are two of the most important goals of this world for all its creatures. In the face of a perceived threat, animals react with whatever defensive measures that they are equipped with. Placed in a situation of catastrophe, human beings grapple for some sort of control and …

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Tinder that Will Get your Fire Going

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When building a fire, there are three types of material you need to gather: tinder, kindling, and fuel.  Fuel consists of larger pieces of wood, and kindling is typically smaller sticks.  Kindling is required to get your fuel lit, but tinder starts off the whole process.  Tinder is defined as …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

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There is nothing quite like a group of friends gathered around a fire drinking beer and telling stories of their adventures.  The warm glow lights up the faces of those you love while you are mesmerized by the flickering of the flames.  However, having the ideal structure with which to …

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Wild Mushrooms and a Day in the Bush with Jack

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Disclaimer: Neither the author nor www.SurvivalSullivan.com are liable for using the information in this article. You are solely responsible for the mushrooms you identify and pick, as well as for any other prepping, hiking and camping endeavor in general. The advice below should be taken for information purposes only. The sun bounces …

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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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