What To Do When You’re Lost

what to do when you’re lost

There are two main approaches to dealing with being lost: Don’t get lost in the first place, and make sure you’ve told someone exactly where you’re going and when to expect you back just in case you do get lost.

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Obtaining Water From Plants In The Wilderness

obtaining water from plants in the wilderness

Because water is the most important requirement for sustaining life and normal bodily function, it is important that we identify the varying resources from which it can be obtained.

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The Dangers Of Wildfire Smoke And How To Protect Your Family

the dangers of wildfire smoke and how to protect your family

It was a late-summer evening in western California. I had just finished putting my kids to bed when I noticed an unusual odor filling the room through the open patio door. Something like a burning campfire mixed with smog.

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Recommendations To Protect And Keep Seniors Safe In Their Homes

recommendations to protect and keep seniors safe in their homes

News stories abound of criminals taking advantage of elderly citizens. According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2021, “About 83 percent of all crime experienced by the elderly was property crime.”

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Backwoods Safety Recommendations From An EMS Paramedic

backwoods safety recommendations from an ems paramedic

We’ve all heard stories of people who went on a day hike or afternoon hunting outing when disaster struck. A short hike or hunt turned into three days lost in the woods, or even worse, the person went missing for weeks and was never heard from again. Backwoods calamities happen every year in America and beyond.

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Tips For Wilderness Carry And Having The Right Handgun For The Job

tips for wilderness carry and having the right handgun for the job

I was with my friend, Tobey, for a ruffed grouse hunt in northern New Hampshire. The spot we were hunting was an area about 20 minutes away from his home in Lancaster. Tobey has a remote cabin on this property that is loaded with grouse. It also has its fair share of black bears.

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How To Keep Your Family Safe In The Event Of Terror Attacks

how to keep your family safe in the event of terror attacks

Terrorism is all around us. While the terror attacks of recent history have happened overseas, this was only a convenience for terrorists, as the targets were closer.

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What To Do When Disaster Strikes On Vacation

what to do when disaster strikes on vacation

It’s the time of the year when a lot of Americans will go on vacation, looking forward to enjoying a few hassle-free days. However, as preppers, we must know that we need to always be ready to face the unexpected. So keep your eyes open during your vacation days and stay safe by following these suggestions.

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Six Requirements For A Survival Firearm

six requirements for a survival firearm

The six basic requirements for a firearm to be classified as a survival firearm, and in this article, we will cover each requirement so that you can make an informed decision when picking a survival firearm.

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Field Lessons For Detecting and Avoiding Mines – Counter Mine Operations

field lessons for detecting and avoiding mines – countermine operations

Mines vary in scale from anti-personnel weapons such as the US ‘gravel’ mine, shaped like and little bigger than a tea-bag, to massive anti-tank mines designed to pierce armor plate and destroy a 60-tonne armored vehicle.

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How To Survive A Mined Battlefield – Mines Awareness

how to survive a mined battlefield – mines awareness

In order to give yourself a reasonable chance of survival, you must know what you are looking for and, equally important, how mines work.

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How To Avoid GPS Pitfalls

how to avoid gps pitfalls

You go on a camping trip in a remote patch of the Maryland woods. You get lost. You walk around. You walk around some more, looking to get out of the brambles.

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Man Tracking Tips

man tracking tips

How is man tracking different from tracking animals? Animals have set characteristics and do not conceal their spoor, but a man who doesn’t want to be found is capable of concealing spoor. Man tracking is often referred to as combat tracking or tactical tracking.

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