Category Archives: Basic Survival Skills

Packing For The Wilderness – What To Take

by Jesse Unless you are already experienced at travelling in the wilderness you might be surprised to learn that hypothermia is actually the most common cause of death. It might seem difficult to believe but a beautiful hot day can quickly turn into a very cold night. This is why it is essential to think […]

How to Find True North Without a Compass — Basic survival skills are essential…

How to Find True North Without a Compass — Basic survival skills are essential for anyone living off the grid, whether it’s by choice or in a SHTF situation. In the event that you have to navigate without landmarks, technology, or even a compass, you need to know how to find true north. Source by […]

Top 6 Ideas For Creating Survival Shelters In The Wild

Today we are going to go over one of the most vital things to know when spending time outdoors for an extended period. That’s right, knowing how to build various survival shelters can save your life when spending time outside, fighting against the harsh weather. Survival experts have long known about an idea called the […]

Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

We all know that water is the Number One consideration when it comes to survival. Three days without the wet stuff, and you’re pushing up daisies. Besides water, have you ever thought of the availability of wood as a survival must-have? Have you stocked up on firewood for survival? Back when we lived in the […]

Tips for Picking the Perfect Bug Out Location

If we had our choice, none of us would want to bug out and leave everything we own behind. With that being said, there could be situations that require us to get out of dodge for a few days, or even longer. Natural disasters, civil unrest or man made disasters could make bugging out necessary, […]

13 Top Paracord Uses / Survival Based Blog

That paracord bracelet you received from a survival-minded friend is a wonderful thing to bring on your next hiking or camping adventure. It is also a fantastic item to place in your bug-out bag or 72-hour emergency kit. Take a moment to review some of the many uses for the paracord bracelet to further your […]