During this time of year a lot of people are affected by hypothermia. Many of them have no idea what hypothermia really is or what its symptoms are. When people feel cold they power through as they think it’s normal and soon enough things get worse.
In a world cannibalized of resources, where the basic necessities are no longer obtainable through means of monetary exchange, one should rely on other tactics to survive. Lock picking is a craft that would become useful in such a world as it will help even the average individual to acquire the essentials to survive.
Let’s say that disaster hits tomorrow, do you have the basics like food and water covered? Stockpiling food and water shouldn’t be a prepping trend and every sane person should do it. We live in a world where natural and man-made disasters are no longer far-fetched scenarios. People should have no excuse for being unprepared. The following survival foods are available to anyone and they have an indefinite shelf life, so make sure you have them in your pantry.
I’m looking at what’s happening in places like Syria and Venezuela these days and I am shocked at how disaster looks for these people. Buses going into Aleppo to evacuate people amid bombing? Venezuelans having Internet but no food?
Being able to procure your own meat, to grow your own vegetables, to organize a pantry with all the essentials and to work with your hands are all activities worth knowing and mastering. But how about your own comfort, how about satisfying your sweet tooth when times are harsh? The following pioneer dessert recipes stood the test of time and they will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
They say that a true survivalist has a knife that will help him survive through harsh times. In fact the reality is different and most preppers and survivalists have more than one knife. Buying the right knife for all your survival or camping needs is not easy. I suggest you follow these tips when buying a knife.
With everything that has been going on in the world around us lately I’ve noticed the always popular trend of survival prepping surge to unparalleled heights. The need to hoard and to stock survival essentials and keep our families safe from danger and starvation is a very strong and an almost urgent need for most of us.
As the winter season grows stronger a lot of people will try their luck with a session or two of ice fishing. Although ice fishing is quite a popular activity, it also poses some risks for the fisherman. No one should venture out onto the ice without knowing these 10 ice fishing fundamentals.
From years of refining my survival skills in the wilderness I have picked up many different shelter building techniques. I have practiced and toyed around with the various different shelter styles and building a debris hut is by far the most useful type for me.
Although prepping is seen more as an “activity for old-timers” I believe that everyone should stand prepared, regardless of age. If you are preparedness likeminded, you should teach your children about emergency preparedness from a young age. It will help them become more self-reliant and face difficult situations.
I spend a great deal of time in the wilderness and I have come to realize that most people have no idea what safety in the wilderness implies. I’m not talking here about not having a well-equipped survival bag or the proper gear. I’m referring to the fact that people are unaware of how to safely travel through the wilderness. They only use their eyes, even though sometimes they have a restricted range of sight.
The other day I was making fun of my wife for her extreme fingernail polish collection. I never taught I was going to say this, but now I’m thinking of using some of it as well. No, I’m not painting my own nails. Instead, I’ve found many survival uses for nail polish.