Your Poncho Is A Survival Cloak Of Many Great Uses

Your Poncho Is A Survival Cloak Of Many Great Uses

I learned to appreciate the value of a poncho in my younger years, and to this day, I consider it a versatile piece of equipment that shouldn’t miss from your backpack. Regardless, if you’re a prepper, a survivalist, or just a camping enthusiast, the poncho will become your best friend in times of need.

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The Challenges Of Fording When Venturing Into The Wilderness

The Challenges Of Fording When Venturing Into The Wilderness

Flooded streams and rivers present a formidable barrier to wilderness travel, and except for desert country, there is the likelihood that hikers will be confronted with fording. Fording requires experience, and it doesn’t worth putting your life at risk if you don’t know what you’re doing.

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A Good PLAN Is All It Takes To Survive

A Good PLAN Is All It Takes To Survive

Survival is the art of staying alive anywhere in the world. We are on survival from the time we are born, although with modern technology life is getting easier. Double glazing, central heating, good clothing, and food are all making us softer. These comforts can work against us in a survival situation, and you need a good PLAN to survive.

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Tips To Good Optics Use When Hunting or Tracking

Tips To Good Optics Use When Hunting or Tracking

A spotting scope and a quality pair of binoculars are mandatory for the serious hunter and tracker. While making a quality purchase is the first step, there are some keys to good optics use in the field. There’s a long way from pulling out your binoculars and spotting your first kill of the day. Lear forward and learn how to use your optics in the field.

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Matzoh – A Survival Biblical Food For All Preppers

Matzoh - A Survival Biblical Food For All Preppers

Long lasting food is what we are all searching for when stocking up our pantries. As preppers, we have to think long-term and figure out which are the foods suited for us, but most importantly, how much will we be able to depend on them. Today we will look at Matzoh, a biblical food that stood the test of time.

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Establishing If The Meat Is Edible When Butchering Domestic Or Wild Animals

Establishing If Meat Is Edible When Butchering Domestic Or Wild Animals

Meat hygiene is not a mere luxury which might be handled lightly, or worse, entirely overlooked. Butchering meat should be given the same thought and preparation as any other important life-sustaining work. No matter if you are butchering domestic or wild animals, you should always be able to establish if the meat is edible or not.

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Splinting Techniques To Relieve Pain And Avoid Further Injury

Splinting Techniques To Relieve Pain And Avoid Further Injury

The scope of this article is to give you an introduction to splinting techniques and materials. These guidelines are intended to be used when dealing with fractures of the arms or legs. Since medical aid will not always be available, it is worth learning as much as possible about taking care of yourself in an austere environment.  

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Escape Route Planning For When It Hits The Fan

Escape Route Planning For When It Hits The Fan

In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew forced people to evacuate their homes. With more than 2.5 million people being told to evacuate, it was the second largest evacuation in U.S. history. Without having an escape route planned and not taking things seriously, many decided to hunker down and test their luck. If you are a serious prepper, you probably learned by now that luck plays only a minor part when it comes to surviving a major catastrophe. Having an escape route planned and bug out bags ready is necessary in these modern times.

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Tactics For Avoiding And Surviving Bear Attacks – Part 2

Tactics For Avoiding And Surviving Bear Attacks - Part 2

If you love the great outdoors and enjoy spending time in nature, chances are that sooner or later, you will encounter a bear. It happens all the time and even tough not all encounters have a tragic ending, is better to learn some tactics for avoiding and surviving bear attacks.

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