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Signaling 101 for Survival

December 27, 2018 Nick O'Law 1

by Nick O’Law In a survival situation communication can be vital and proficiency in signaling could save your life, or at least make it a lot easier. Anybody who works in the outdoors learns at […]

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Sun Power for Survival

September 6, 2017 Ryan 0

by Ryan When forced into a survival situation, Mother Nature can provide a variety of different resources.  Many people see nature as the enemy in survival, but the right attitude is to see it as […]

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The Definitive List of Bushcraft Skills

December 10, 2016 Nicholas 3

by Nicholas ‘Bushcraft’ is a word that gets thrown around very often in the survival community, but it’s also a word that far fewer people understand it. A truly skilled survivalist is someone who can use […]

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How to Build a Shelter in the Woods

June 30, 2016 Nicholas 1

by Nicholas Building a shelter is one of your top priorities in any survival situation.  Yes, you need water to keep you hydrated.  You need food to keep your energy levels up.  You need fire […]

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How to Make a Rabbit Snare

June 23, 2016 Dan Stevens 1

by Karen When society collapses you will eventually have to find a way to get your own food by hunting and foraging for it.  If you think prepping is all about storing away food and […]

How to Escape Quicksand

May 13, 2016 Dan Stevens 2

by Jared It used to be everywhere, but now you’d be hard pressed to find a modern movie showcasing a quicksand rescue attempt.  The fascination with the threat of quicksand in movies peaked in the […]

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The Best Bushcraft Axes

January 30, 2016 Megan Stewart 4

The survival knife may be the most talked about tool, but smart preppers know some tasks are better suited for a bushcraft axe or hatchet. First assess what kinds of tasks you will be doing […]

………On caches

November 12, 2013 Rourke 3

The following is a guest post entry into our Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest.   Awhile back I started to think about caching some of my gear. There is so much food, gear and supplies stashed […]

Hiding places and small caches

November 30, 2011 Rourke 5

Most discussions regarding caches involve burying them. No doubt that for the ultimate security – burying is best. For this post above ground caches will be considered. There may be reasons why burying certain supplies […]