Category - Survival

Adding a Mini Emergency Kit to Your EDC Loadout

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While everyone should have a good bug out bag, you’ll also need something more portable to carry around every day. This is a small and basic kit for everyday emergencies in an urban environment, something that can easily fit in a fanny pack or small bag.   Mini First Aid Kit Wound...

Build a 72 hour survival Kit with These Top 9 Items

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  Emergencies happen almost unexpectedly; which is why having a 72 hour emergency survival kit is crucial. Emergencies and catastrophes can come as  a shock and might also capture you unprepared. There have been lots of individuals reported to have actually died throughout catastrophes due to...

Urban Survival – 5 Skills You Need in the Concrete Jungle

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Let’s be real clear about one thing – self-defense has a very precise definition within the legal system, and you need to understand your rights. It is also about much more than just knowing how to throw a punch or shoot a gun. However, when you’ve exhausted all other options a physical...

How Much Water Should You Carry in Your Bug out Bag

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Are you wondering about how much water you should carry in your bug out bag?  We provide you with reliable information to help you make an informed choice before bugging out. Keeping yourself hydrated should be your primary concern. Of all the items you can carry in your Bug out Bag, water is...

9 Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Know How to Do

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It happens more often than we expect. A nice backpacking or camping adventure could turn suddenly into a desperate survival situation. Without a number of basic survival skills, coming on the other side victorious could be a dream. These survival skills are not limited to preppers. Even ordinary...

9 Techniques for Catching Fish in a Survival Situation

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Humans are adventurous. However, some of our adventurous expeditions quickly turn to ugly survival situations that test our will to survive. If there was a way to foretell such catastrophic outcomes would come against us, we would do well to prevent them in time. That is not always possible. So...

How to Build a Permanent Shelter in the Wilderness

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Of the many items you need to survive in the wilderness, a shelter is perhaps the most important. Often we think of a short-term or temporary shelter. However, for lovers of camping, a long-term or permanent shelter could be a good move. This is the case if you have a regular camping site and you...

7 Military Skills to Learn for Survival

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Military Skills to Learn for Survival The men and women in the military are perhaps the best teachers when it comes to survival. They spend most of their time in some of the most trying environments. How can we learn these skills yet we are not in the military? The simple answer is to borrow a leaf...

7 Unique Ways to Find Water in the Wild

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Surviving even for a couple of days without water in the wilderness could be impossibility. Dehydration can kill you in just hours where temperatures are high. Thus finding water is one of the most basic and vital skills you must hone as a survivor. The popular belief is that you need warmth more...

What is Bushcraft?

Bushcraft

Bushcraft is a term that you may have heard but not understood. Around the world, people use different terms to refer to natural places: wilderness, wild, outback, bush, backcountry, and so on.  All these words refer to places that have not been significantly impacted by humans; they are dominated...