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.

Edible Moss

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Moss and lichens are the fluffy, spongy, and scaly growths we find deep in the forest.  We see moss on the ground, on logs, on rocks, and on the side of trees.  It normally thrives in shaded and moist areas. Is moss edible, or is it poisonous? Moss can help …

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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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Making your Shelter Invisible

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Many survival sites discuss being visible in a survival situation. They talk about signaling for rescue with smoke or signal mirrors. They talk about the fastest way to be spotted by other people. What if you do not want to be seen? What if you have escaped from captors and …

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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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Land Navigation for Survival

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I often hear survival experts say that remaining stationary in an emergency is the best way to go. I understand the logic. It is easier for rescue personnel to find you if you stay in one spot, but what if you know that nobody is looking for you? Maybe you live alone …

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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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Top 6 Ways Start a Fire with Sticks

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As a prepper, no matter what event you feel is threatening our world and our way of life, you can rest assured that being able to start a fire with sticks is one basic skill you will need at some point. In addition, there are many different activities you participate …

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22 Primitive Skills You Need to Master

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Imagine, 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 by …

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