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, especially if they drink the wrong beverages.
Traveling through the wilderness requires for you to learn how to use all your senses. The more you learn to merge your senses, the more you will be able to enjoy the environment, but also make it safer when navigating through. The following natural navigation methods should be known by anyone who plans on spending a great deal of time in nature.
Herbal medicine has been around for centuries and it helped mankind survive through harsh time. Although the modern folks are encouraged to buy top-brand medicine, this ancient healing knowledge is still widely practiced in many communities around the world. In fact, medicinal herbs will still be here, long after the collapse of modern society. We should all learn how to take advantage of these healing herbs.
The ability to build wilderness shelters is an important factor to your ability to live through a cold weather survival scenario. We should all respect Mother Natures since her angriest periods can defeat even the most experienced survivalists. If you learn how to build these five wilderness survival shelters using natural resources, you will have a fighting chance against Mother Nature’s fury.
Having a hammock in your bug out bag will help you get the needed rest to recover from a stressful situation. However, it is more than a sleeping accessory and as you will discover in this article, hammocks are versatile and can be used in various situations.
You might be good at shooting targets, but that’s not the same as shooting game. When the time comes and the game is in your sight, you will tend to fall apart, both physically and mentally. Most shooting instructors will tell you that the following five shooting mistakes are the most common for hunters.
A lot of preppers and bushcraft enthusiasts have a hard time finding a place suitable to camp and practice their survival skills. A small patch of woodland to call your own is an ideal solution for most of us. However, before buying woodland, there are a few things you should really consider.
Hunting resembles an incredible journey with lots of adventurous periods of time, especially when you hunt deer. You should always prepare everything before entering a shooting range, just like students review their lessons carefully before they take an examination.
I spend a lot of time on forums and social media discussing about bugging out with other preppers. It’s a topic that should be covered by everyone since one day you might be forced to leave everything behind in order to survive. Bugging out into the woods is a common plan for a lot of people, but there are a few things that shouldn’t be ignored if you plan to follow the same path.
Spending some time outdoors provides a lot of benefits for our health. It is natural to do so because humans are part of nature. Every person should spend some time doing some outdoor activities to stay healthy, positive and to feel better in their own skin.
A relaxing drive up to a mountain cabin can turn into a disaster during this time of the year. All it takes is a wrong move, and in a blink of an eye, your vehicle is covered in snow. You are now stranded, cold and isolated in your own car. Being trapped in the snow is a scary prospect, but you can prevent such scenario if you prepare in advance.
I knew I’d checked the weather before I hit the trails. But who can ever be sure? The tracks suddenly became muddy, and visibility was difficult when rain poured in the mountain. I heard the disappointments of other backpackers as they hardly made it through the path. Now, how to camp in the rain?
Suffering an injury is never fun. Not only can it be extremely painful depending upon the injury you are suffering from, but it can also leave you sore and unable to perform daily tasks for quite some time. This can really help to make the injury far worse in your own mind.