If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors of it you happen to have a bug out plan that includes alpine journeys; there are a few things you should prepare for when traversing alpine terrain. This is a harsh, exhausting journey that requires proper planning and physical strength.
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.
Proper pre-hospital care for an amputation victim saves the life of the patient and provides the best chance of reattachment of the lost limb. However, you must know what you are doing before lending a helping hand. Otherwise, you could cause more harm than good.
How many of us, when we were still infants, cried “doctor!” when sick? I always cried “mom!” The chief cook and budget master is usually the one delegated to be a general practitioner when it comes to home medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An in-depth look at the Black and Grizzly Bears and the potential danger they may present to the outdoor enthusiast. Suggested precautions and procedures for avoiding and surviving bear attacks and minimize the possibility of death or injury in a chance encounter.