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.

23 Ways to Prevent Bug Bites in the Wild

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One of the best places to spend time is in the wild outdoors. But along with all the beauty that Mother Nature provides, humans must also contend with the insects that make the wild outdoors their home. Insects that sting, bite, or otherwise make their presence known to humans can …

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Primitive Survival Tools: The Full List

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Before modern steel, ferocerium rods, paracord and the other accoutrements of modern bushcraft and survival our hunter gatherer ancestors would have created all the tools they needed from the bounty of the natural world around them. As well as being an interesting outdoor skill in it’s own right  being able …

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Flint Knapping Step by Step

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Flint knapping rocks is the oldest, most primal way of making tools. The first people to rough out a hand axe are truly giants on whose shoulders we stand. There is something very satisfying in the knowledge that you could walk into the wilderness with nothing at all, pick up …

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How to Weave Primitive Baskets

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Containers are a vital survival commodity that will nowrt necessarily be easy to produce or procure if or when SHTF. They are vitally important for gathering, carrying and storing things, yet older more traditional containers such as wicker baskets are often thought of now a novelties or purely decorative items. …

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How to Stay Warm in the Wilderness

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No matter if you are lost, camping, trekking, bugging in, bugging out or just trying to survive, a top priority is to stay warm. If you don’t, truly nasty things like hypothermia can set in wrecking a well laid plan. How do you avoid that happening to you? Check this …

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Camouflage for Preppers

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Camouflaging is an art, it takes a lot of time and patience to be able to successfully blend in with your surrounding environment. Even though it may be a tedious art, camouflaging is well worth it, if you can do it successfully. There are many reasons as to why you …

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10 Tips for Staying Warm in Late Season Hunting

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There are two things you should expect from late season deer hunting, increased deer movement and harsh weather. And if there is anything I have learnt from my many years of hunting in below zero temperatures is preparedness is everything. Also, the extremely cold weather that characterizes the late season …

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The Ojibwa Bird Snare

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Traps to capture birds can come in as many forms and designs as types of techniques, but they all have the same origin source in that they were constructed to capture food.  Trapping fowl of any type was as a whole, not regulated or tracked in any way. When populations …

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