In survival and outdoor situations, there are a lot of different factors and choices that go into comfort, safety, and survival chances. And most of them are quite obvious, such as going somewhere with the calmer weather, being in a resource filled environment, or packing different gear. However, there are some that are less clear, and ones we don't think of. Things that go unnoticed, but actually play a big part in your survival experience. While sometimes these aren't super important, other times it can be life or death. Of course, it's … [Read more...] about (Video) The Genius Survivalist’s Guide to Picking the Very Best Camp Site
In a survival situation, all of your decisions and actions have heavyweight in the matter of success or failure. Doing one thing before or instead of another can greatly change the outcome of events. And this especially matters when you're prioritizing things. It always happens. As soon as you begin survival, you decided what to go for first and what to put off until later, as you can't do everything at once. This is always useful and important, as it keeps you focused and organized. So, how do we prioritize things? Well, it's quite … [Read more...] about Expert Survival Priorities and the Rules of Three: How Masters Survive
When we talk about bugging out, we always focus on what we bring and how we do it. The travel and stealth methods, the limited gear amounts, and what isn't useful. However, there are other important aspects to bugging out that go unnoticed and never thought of. One of those factors for proper bug out survival is where you're going to bug out. That's one of the most important things to think of, but it's overshadowed by the other topics of bugging out. So, let's shed some light on that today. Picking where you're going to bug out is no … [Read more...] about (Video) Picking The Right Bug Out Location… How to Find One and Why It Matters
When it comes to wilderness survival, there are several resources and commodities out there that are key to everyone's survival. When I say that, your mind probably drifts towards things like food, shelter, and water. While those are of course very useful, there's one resource many people forget or leave out. That special resource is none other than fire. It's been used since the dawn of the caveman, yet we never give it the credit it deserves. It does so many things for our survival, from keeping us warm, to giving us light, to cooking our … [Read more...] about (Video) 10 of the Most Ingenious Ways to Make a Fire Including What Kind of Natural Tinder to Use for Them
Food is and always will be an essential part of life. It's one of the few things we absolutely need to survive, even if we can go long periods without it. Plus, it's what we bond over, and what we enjoy all the time. However, if you find yourself in the outdoors or in a survival situation, it becomes less of something we simply enjoy to a goal we have to work towards. Of course, if you're just in a regular wilderness retreat, it's less critical, but it's still nice to not have to give up and drive to town to grab a bite to eat. With the … [Read more...] about The Best Spring Trout Flies on the Market and Why People Are Going Crazy for Them!
Have you ever heard the saying "less is more?" Often in survival situations, we tend to over pack and over gather all of the resources and supplies we need, just to be safe. And while that's not always a bad idea, that much gear can weigh you down or cause disorganization. That's when the saying I mentioned comes into play. At first, it may seem like the more the gear the better, but you can actually do a lot with way less. In fact, in some cases having less gear is better than more, which is where that saying applies. Of course, I must … [Read more...] about (Video) This Guy Heads Out Into The Wild With Just a Survival Knife. How He Makes Do? Incredible!
The wild is a vast space. That goes without saying and is something well already knew. But when we never really consider the scope of how much-uncivilized land there is out there. However, that's not a bad thing. In fact, that's exactly what draws us to survive in the wild. With nothing around, there's no bothersome people and issues, but there's also no luxury resources or comfort items. It's all raw skill development, which is helpful to all of us. So it's no wonder we all venture out into the wilderness so much. It's calming, … [Read more...] about Getting Lost in the Wild is Never Fun… Here’s How to Make the Ultimate Survival Camp for an Easy Rescue
Out in the wilderness, there are tons of various plants and forms plant-life, each one different from the last. There are so many kinds out there you couldn't even try to count them. However, that's a good thing, because that means all the more plants to be of use to us. If you know where to look and how to gather, you can easily find out just how chock-full nature is of helpful plants. They do all sorts of things and are always a benefit to survival. However, there are also some dangerous plants, so it's important to know which is … [Read more...] about This Amazing Spring Weed Makes a Tasty and Helpful Survival Snack
Survival is hard when you've got nature against you. In nearly any situation, you could be facing extreme temperatures, dangerous wildlife, rough terrain, or lack of resources. And in all of those situations, you're unfortunately on nature's bad side, amigo. However, there's a time when nature is even rougher than usual. When survival becomes even more difficult. And this time is none other than good ol' winter. Whether you've got to face slippery ice, slowing snow, harsh temperatures, deadly weather, lack of resources, and less hours of day, … [Read more...] about The Prepper’s Guide To Making A Proper Winter Vehicle Survival Kit
In survival situations in the wild, anything can go wrong. It's not always a guarantee, but there's always a large chance that things won't go your way, and when that happens, things just got ten times harder. If you do find yourself in a predicament like that, then chances are you won't have to access to a lot of the gear and resources you brought with you. And that only makes thing worse. So, what do you do then? You adapt, like any skilled survivalist. Use whatever you can find around you, scavenge for any resource you can get your hands on, … [Read more...] about (Video) Guy Only Uses Resources From His Wilderness Surroundings..What He Makes With Them Is Insane!