Wilderness Survival

Wilderness survival, also known as bushcraft, is a way of surviving that entails leaving your home and bugging out to the great outdoors.

 

Whether you’ll be in the woods, the desert or on a mountain, surviving in the wilderness is not an easy task, not even for those who are trained for it. Nevertheless, if bugging out is your only option, and if you don’t have a place to go to, set up an INCH (I’m never Coming Home) bag and read the articles below.

Foraging for Survival: the Ultimate Guide

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Being able to forage during a survival situation can mean the difference between life and painful starvation. Foraging or wildcrafting skills are just as vital to your food security survival plan as the long-term stockpiling of food, hunting, fishing, and trapping. While you cannot garner as much protein from foraged …

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8 Effective Primitive Traps for Large Game

You often hear trapping discussed in the context of long-term sustainment for preppers. Traps have been used for millennia in order to catch all kinds of game, typically of the smaller varieties be they fowl or furred. Traps are undeniably effective, especially when set in large numbers and methodically inspected. …

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How to Easily Make a Raccoon Trap

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Raccoons are one of the worst pests that bother homesteads. Whether it’s raiding a garden for corn and melons, or eating poultry and rabbits, or just digging in trash and making a mess, raccoons are often a problem. Traps are the easiest way to deal with problem raccoons, but traps …

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Does Bear Spray Actually Work?

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If you are venturing into the deep woods of the western U.S. and much of Canada, or even into the Smokies of the eastern U.S. there is a decent chance you’ll encounter bears. Bear attacks on people are rare, but bears are not, and anytime you find yourself in their …

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Can You Eat Pine Cones or Not?

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If you’ve been lost in the woods for hours or even overnight, you know how quickly hunger can set in. According to all the experts, the average human can survive up to 3 weeks or longer without food. I guarantee most of us will be trying to convince our stomachs …

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Shed Hunting: How to Do It Like a Pro

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W hen you hear someone mention “Sheds,” they are likely referring to the dropped, or shed, antlers of deer and other antlered animals that are lost each year following mating season. The hard bone-like material of the antlers keeps them from breaking down in the wild. Once the spring thaw …

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The 16 Best Adventure Movies for Preppers

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If you’re looking for adventure but can’t break away to a new location due to work or family constraints, the next best thing is to relax and enjoy an adventure from your own home or the local movie theater. We’ve pulled together the best of the best adventure movies. Some …

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