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Three Essential Fire Starting Tools

September 5, 2016 2:51 am0 comments
Three Essential Fire Starting Tools

In wilderness survival building a fire can be, under certain circumstances, the first thing you should do. Please note, this article isn’t going to examine how to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together or other bushcraft ways of fire starting. This article will instead focus on four simple, […]

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Outdoor Survival- A Signaling For Help Cheatsheet

August 26, 2016 5:16 pm0 comments
Outdoor Survival- A Signaling For Help Cheatsheet

Bush Craft Tools If you are rescued, common sense will tell you that you’ll no longer need to worry about gathering food, water, shelter, and building a fire. So, if the weather is not, severe, strategizing about how you are going to signal for rescue should be your number one […]

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The First 24 Hours In Outdoor Survival

August 21, 2016 2:23 am0 comments
The First 24 Hours In Outdoor Survival

So, the unspeakable has happened, and you are stuck overnight in the outdoors. Whether you’ve been lost in the woods while hiking, car broke down while hunting, get caught in a storm or the zombie apocalypse has occurred you’re going to need to go into survival mode. Make no doubt […]

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Outdoor Survival- Water Treatment

August 20, 2016 9:35 pm0 comments
Christman Sanctuary, in the Adirondack state park.

You can only live three days without water.  So, finding drinkable water is a priority in outdoor survival.  Streams and rivers may not be safe to drink.  So, you need to take steps to assure that your water source is purified.  This video will guide you in treating  water.   […]

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One Page Guide in Using the Piston Fire Starter

November 20, 2014 3:05 am0 comments
One Page Guide in Using the Piston Fire Starter

The fire piston, also known as a slam rod fire starter or fire syringe, is a gadget of the ancient origin used to start fires.  Both modern and ancient fire piston versions were made from animal horns, wood, bamboo, lead or antlers.  Fire Pistons are  based on the principle of […]

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Warning: Don’t Buy a Survival BackPack Until You Read This

October 14, 2014 12:35 am0 comments
Warning: Don’t Buy a Survival BackPack Until You Read This

  There isn’t any piece of gear that matters more than a good survival backpack.Everything you carry with you into the woods will need to be stuffed into, strapped on, or carried by your back pack. Therefore, It’s very important that you select a backpack that’s right for your needs, […]

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Go Fishing Like a Native American

August 17, 2014 10:36 pm0 comments
Go Fishing Like a Native American

You can’t always be prepared. So, you need to know how tolive off the land. This video shows you how to fish without a fishing pole.

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The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival- Part II

July 25, 2014 8:25 pm0 comments
The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival- Part II

Part I of this series detailed the food requirements needed in arctic environments.  One part that was noteworthy is the fact that you need more calories in extreme cold weather.  Now we will explore the overall damaging results of extreme cold. GENERAL EFFECTS OF COLD WEATHER   The issue of survival ends up being paramount when conditions become extreme and the temperature level drops. Under these conditions, you could have the tendency to withdraw emotionally, and not want to leave the warmth and protection of their shelter or tent. However, this will not work if you need to get work done. So, the treatment is physical activity.  And you must also attempt to continue to be alert and active. COCOON-LIKE EXISTENCE  When using several layers of clothing and covering your head you’ll, tend to withdraw within yourself and maintain a cocoon-like presence. When this happens, your hearing and eyesight is restricted, which can results in an accidents […]

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The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival-Part I

June 11, 2014 10:53 pm0 comments
The US Military’s Introduction on Outdoor Winter Survival-Part I

This is the first of a two part series of articles concerning surviving in extreme outdoor cold conditions.  This article will cover that basics of food and water gathering.  Part II will be an overview of just how harmful extreme cold can be. Food and The Cold Firstly, most of […]

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