As an advanced species, we can make and use tools, plan and prepare for eventualities, but we often don’t think of our most important survival tool! Our brains! Can you survive by your wits alone and your ability to improvise? The skill of improvisation can be an important survival skill in your survival toolbox! ...
Not all of us have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors on a daily basis, practicing our survival skills. There is a saying that goes “if you don’t use it, you lose it”, and this applies to survival skills too. Therefore, honing your survival skills is an important part of having your skills sharp and fresh when you ...
When handling a situation in the wilderness that requires
first aid, there are certain key skills that you will need in order to
effectively help the injured party. These survival first aid skills you need to
know may be somewhat different to those faced in an urban situation!
There is no substitute for going on a ...
A survival first aid kit often does not get the attention it
deserves. It is usually the last thing that is packed and not much thought goes
into it. Surely a potentially life-saving part of your gear should receive the
appropriate attention! These 15 essential items for a survival first aid kit,
however, will change ...
I decided I needed a new outdoors sleeping bag when I pulled
my sleeping bag over my head on a chilly night and realized I could see the
stars through my bag! When I started investigating what’s out there, it became
a veritable rabbit hole of information, sometimes too much information! How do
you choose the right ...
Many people wear a paracord bracelet, some just because they
like it, and others because they know its potential in a survival situation.
Have you considered how to use and emergency paracord bracelet? Would you know
how to use it in when you need it?
We have put together some information on this survival ...
Learning to find food in the wilderness is a skill that needs to be honed by learning new ways to get the job done and by practice. We are going to discuss 4 ways to trap game in the wilderness to get you started. The methods we have chosen to include are great for beginners to cut their teeth on and figure out the ...
Prepping is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm! Some love it, some hate it, and others take it to extremes. But is prepping for everyone? You may be surprised at the answer to this question and find out that you are already a prepper!
The answer to the question “is prepping for everyone” is a definite ...
What are the basic nutrition needs that need to be met in
the wilderness? These needs are quite different to your nutritional needs in
your day to day urban environment.
Generally speaking you will be more active in the wilderness
than in your normal daily life, so you will need foods that give you a higher