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.

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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5 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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25 Bushcraft Skills to Survive in the Wild

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Nature has all the resources that we need in order to survive, but the trick is knowing how to use them, otherwise you’ll be at the mercy of the elements. Whether you’re hiking, camping, or bugging out, you need to practice these skills beforehand. Do NOT count on your learning …

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Know Your Snakes

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When it comes to any wilderness survival situation, there is one potential danger for which many people are not prepared. I’m not talking about lawless bandits or some form of the plague; I’m talking about snakes. The last thing you want to do is prepare to survive in the wilderness, …

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