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Three Survival Skills From Bear Grylls Academy

Bear Grylls built a career on survival. In his TV show, Running Wild, Grylls takes celebrities into the woods and tests their limits. He’s...
Basic Survival Skills

Some Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

We live in a techno-centric age. Everything is at our fingertips. We have cell phones that can navigate our roads from point A-to-point B....
Primitive Fire

Primitive Fire Using Flint And Steel

Flint and steel have been used in starting fires for centuries. In the days before matches were invented, flint and steel offered the ability...
10 HS Skills

10 Most Important Homesteading Skills

While being a proficient carpenter, owning a fleet of tractors, and mastering the art of welding are all fantastic skills on the homestead, none...
Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness Exercises

People who have great situational awareness do two things really well: They are aware of many things in their immediate environment – not just...
pioneer

12 Pioneer Skills We Can’t Afford to Lose

Image Source The pioneers brought very little with them when they came to settle the wild frontier of North America. Most had basic knowledge or...
Teen Survivalist

Doomsday Scenario: Teen Has Spent Six Years Preparing For The Apocalypse

Alex Mason, 17, has been a Doomsday prepper – someone who is actively preparing for a global catastrophe – since he was 11. The student...
Underrated

Top Underrated Survival Skills

For many survival has become more than a hobby, it is a way of life. The survival industry is a vast and ever...
Compass Navigation

How To Use A Navigation Map And Compass In The Woods

Handheld GPS devices and GPS-equipped smartphones are invaluable navigation tools for outdoor enthusiasts, however, they shouldn’t be relied on when your life is at...
Foraging

What Is Foraging?

Foraging, at its most basic level, is the act of finding and harvesting wild foods. Some people may simple call it "gathering." Foraging can involve...