During the initial years of the 1930s, an increasingly paranoid and authoritative leader, Joseph Stalin, initiated a sweeping removal of dissent within the confines of the Soviet Union. His primary targets were individuals affiliated with the Communist Party who dared to scrutinize his treatment of peasants, downplayed the emphasis on industrialization, and advocated for greater internal democracy.
On a clear Tuesday morning, after a heavy thunderstorm the previous night, I unlocked the office door. As I stepped inside, there was a distinct smell in the air that took a moment to identify—it was ozone. I hastened my steps towards the computer room in the back, where most of our small software firm’s employees worked.
Welcome back, fellow survival enthusiasts! In the initial segment of our tactical exploration, we navigated through indispensable strategies such as recon patrols and security measures, equipping you with the knowledge to fortify your preparedness against potential threats. The journey continues, and as promised, we now embark on the second chapter of our tactical odyssey.
I’m not particularly fond of delving into tactical discussions, mainly because many professionals often label themselves as experts. In my perspective, claiming expertise requires experiencing every conceivable situation, a feat accomplished by very few individuals.
Staying warm is something you should always prioritize when spending time outdoors. This holds true regardless of your location, unless you’re lucky enough to reside very close to the equator.
Ascending the cold, slanted cement slab has become tiresome, but this is now home. The crawl space beneath the underpass is the best option available until you can get back on solid ground. After pushing aside the tent flap and stealing a quick glance at the dry riverbed 60 feet away, you wonder how you ended up here before crawling into your tent for the night.
Fire can be thought of as a versatile tool for outdoor activities due to its numerous uses. It serves as a source of warmth on chilly nights, dries wet clothes, purifies drinking water by boiling it, and enhances the flavor of food through cooking. Additionally, fire provides illumination during nighttime, dispelling any fear or anxiety brought by the darkness.
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.
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.
Odds are, you will be in your home region when the proverbial brown stuff hits the fan. That is, in general, a good thing since you will be able to better cope with the crisis. In theory, you are familiar with your environment, and you should be able to use it to your advantage. However, being familiar with and mapping your home region are two separate things.
Surviving a capsizing is not as simple as just staying afloat, and there are certain things you need to understand in case you own a boat and enjoy putting it to the test anytime there’s good weather. As you will see in this article, there are many things you should consider and be aware of in case bad luck comes your way.
You’re stranded in the middle of nowhere, injured and without help in sight. Your cell phone has no signal and is not going to be the lifeline you were counting on it to be.
The right axe, the sharpest knife, the most incredible recipe, none of these matter if the wrong wood is selected for your intended purpose. Knowing what wood works best for cooking, heating a shelter, making tools, and other outdoor tasks is the key to backwoods survival.