If there's anybody we can trust on survival I'd say it's definitely the Native Americans. They've lived with the same survival methods for hundreds, if not thousands of years. They know their way around nature better than anybody else. So, if you ever need to learn something or figure out a new survival trick, your best bet to start looking is in Native American methods and traditions. One of the most important aspects of survival is shelter, and like I said before, this is attributed to the Natives. This guy found a perfect … [Read more...] about (Video) Guy Ties 3 Big Branches Together..What He Does With Them? The End Result is Impressive!
Sometimes, it's the little things that help us out and keep us going. Sure, water's what keeps us alive, but things would be pretty bland if that's all we drank. We all need a little flavor every once in a while. And there are few better drinks out there than good old fashioned coffee. Keeping you awake and alert all the time, even when you haven't been getting much sleep. It's a staple of anybody's morning. Even when SHTF or you're stuck in the wilderness, you might find yourself wanting or even needing some. A little energy boost or … [Read more...] about How to Make the Perfect Cup of ‘Hobo Coffee’ Without Any Modern Technology
I'm sure we've all trekked out into the wilderness at least once or twice, and we probably have plans to do it again. It's the natural place to be for any skilled survivalist. A few days camp, an afternoon hike, or a month-long excursion; any time spent out in the wild is great for peace, relaxation, skill-building, and solitude. Of course, the outdoors aren't the safest place for anybody. Difficult terrain, odd plant-life and deadly creatures make any trip out into the wild a tricky and dangerous one. You've got to know your stuff and … [Read more...] about Never Head Into the Wilderness Without These 5 Crucial Survival Items a Person Should Always Carry
I've said this before but I'll say it again: fire is 100% a major key to survival. Keeping you from getting hypothermia or freezing to death is pretty helpful in my opinion. Not to mention it can be quite comforting in a dire time. And all you usually need is some kind of fire starter to get one going. Pretty easy, especially with your prepping knowledge. But what happens if you don't have any kind of fire starter with you? No lighter, or other homemade contraption? That's when things might start to get tough. However, that doesn't … [Read more...] about How To Start A Fire With Bare Hands..Stay Alive In A Survival Situation With These Amazing Fire-Starting Methods!
If we're talking about injuries in or during a SHTF or survival scenario, our minds usually jump to the extreme. Things like a gunshot wound, limb loss, or major poisoning. Deadly wounds that could probably kill us. However, it's more likely that in any given situation you'll be faced with some smaller injuries. Things less lethal and more common. Wounds you and I are less afraid of, but can actually be quite inhibiting. Small wounds can be equally bad at times, dulling your senses, killing your alertness, or breaking your … [Read more...] about If SHTF, a Bad Toothache Could Be Unbearable. Here’s 3 Emergency Toothache Remedies From Wild Plants
Properly prepping is no easy job. All the things you have to stock up on, all the knowledge you need to retain, and all the disasters you need to be ready for. You're all over the place, doing so much, and getting ready for a lot too. So it's understandable if one of us preppers occasionally slips up and makes a mistake of some kind, big or small. The only problem is, in this line of business, one little mistake could throw everything off and even endanger your life. The best way to solve a mistake is know how to avoid it in the first … [Read more...] about Stop Making These 8 Common Urban Survival Mistakes Too Many Preppers Fall Victim To
If you're out in the wilderness, camping, hiking, hunting, or doing something else that requires journeying through nature, then you need to have some certain skills outside of normal survival ones. One of the most important of these skills is being good at estimating size, such as heights, widths, and depths, or estimating distance. If you have that skill, then you easily plan your routes and resource rationing better by figuring out how long it'll take to get to or around something, and how much energy you need. Otherwise, you might … [Read more...] about Need To Figure Out The Size Of Something In The Wild? Use These Handy Measuring Tricks!
Fire is an extremely important thing in survival. Keeping you warm and alive at times, not to mention you can use it just for added light and comfort if you're camping out. All it needs is a bit of fuel and oxygen, and what better fuel than firewood? After all, if you're outdoors then that stuff is everywhere, ready to be prepared! The only problem is that chopping enough wood for even one fire can be long and tiresome, making your shoulders ache and wearing you out. While not too major of one, the large amount of time it takes to chop … [Read more...] about (Video) Try This Genius Method To Greatly Decrease Wood-Chopping Time!
The city is an interesting and ever-changing place. Full of different people and new developments, you never truly know what to expect. While this can make for great spectacles and vacations, it's not such a good thing when SHTF. It gets way harder to prep for something that changes all the time, because you can't really know everything you need, so you'll either be missing certain key items or be stocking up on way too much just to cover it all. How do you combat this?It's simple; forget trying to plan for everything, and instead … [Read more...] about (Video) In Case SHTF in the City, Here’s Some of the Most Important Things a Person Can Carry
Long before anybody else arrived, the Natives thrived on their own in what is now North America. They have spent ages here, while the rest of us have only been here for a few hundred years. If anybody would know this continent like the back of their hand, not to mention all the tricks and secrets to master the land, then it would be the Natives. And boy do they sure know their stuff. They have plenty of genius survival designs and recipes that are extremely useful, and whether it's through luck, trade, or kindness, they've taught other … [Read more...] about (Video) Preppers Build 5 Different Native American Survival Shelters..See Them Come to Life! Amazing!