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The Absolute Best Bushcraft Gear for Survivalists

Despite what advanced survivalists might suggest, you should have more than a simple pocketknife on you when navigating a wilderness environment. The best bushcraft gear can help you create a makeshift shelter, stay well fed and hydrated, and even craft other helpful bushcraft tools! If you want to start your next survival adventure out on …

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How to Make and Use a Wickiup Shelter

The Algonquians were one of many American tribes that used the woods and the land to survive. The wickiup shelter was created, and the name coined, by this tribe. Their word for home-dwelling was “wikiyap” and it was this kind of teepee-style shelter. The skills and the knowledge of Native American tribes are something that …

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Survival Fires: Everything You Need To Know

A campfire is not a survival fire. That distinction is something that we need to make early on. Building a survival fire is about improving your chance for SURVIVAL. When you are starting a campfire for leisure and roasting marshmallows it’s just a different experience and requires a different degree of speed and effectiveness. To …

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Tornado Survival Kit: Prepare For Disaster

As the year ends and the world begins to almost wander into 2022, there are certain things you may want to start preparing for, especially if you live in a location that is prone to natural disasters such as tornados. Tornadoes tend to occur more frequently during the spring and summer months, so now, when …

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5 Tips to Help Start a Fire with Wet Wood 

In a camping or survival situation, needing to start a fire with wet wood can be a bit of a nightmare. However, in urgent situations where your surrounding environment is wet and potentially cool, it’s important to be able to get that life-saving warmth going.  Can You Start A Fire With Wet Wood?  The short …

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Bug Out Cabins: What They Are and How To Prep Yours

Wondering if you need a bug out cabin? The term “bug out” is seven decades old and is a term that American defense developed in the 1950s as a word used to indicate a need for an urgent solution for survival. Today, the word means the same, with the term bug out cabins referring to …

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How to Survive Being Homeless

When most people think “œsurvival” they might think apocalypse, wilderness, pandemics, or even nuclear disasters. However, these scenarios — while very much possible — are somewhat rare. Homelessness, on the other hand, is something that is very real and is happening on a large scale; and it can be just as dangerous as any other …

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How to Survive Nuclear Fallout

Back in the 1950`s, Americans were well aware of nuclear threats (mainly due to the Cold War that was going on with the Soviet Union) and the nuclear fallout that they represented.  There were hundreds of PSAs that taught preparedness back then, and schools even had procedures and protocols for students to follow in case …

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Ice and Snow

It’s imiportant to drink pleanty of water, even in frigid conditions. You can melt ice and snow for drinking water. Remember as far as pufifying, snow and ice are no purer than the water from which they come. Dont eat either without melting. Eating ice and snow can reduce your body temperature and will lead to further dehydration. …

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