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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...
Cool Veggies

How To Start A Cool-Season Vegetable Garden

Image Credit In late summer or late winter, you may think your vegetable garden is kaput. But if you live in a mild-winter climate you...
SS 1

Survival Skills: 10 Essential Techniques Every Person Should Know

Survival skills are simple, how to hacks that look good in videos and sound interesting when you show them at parties, but they could...
Compass

How To Read A Compass

Image Source Understanding how to read a compass properly is a vital outdoor skill. Using a compass is a fundamental way to help you determine...
Firestarters

The Top 25 Life-Saving Survival Skills

Imagine for a moment that you are thrust into an unexpected survival situation, and you need to rely on people in your...
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...
bow drill

How To Use Bow-Drill To Start A Lifesaving Fire

There have been plenty of stories where people get stranded in the middle of nowhere and go to insane lengths to survive. Since the...
Signal

Know the Ground-To-Air Emergency Code for Rescue Signaling

When you’re in distress in the outdoors and you need to call for help, you may choose to use a number of different rescue...
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...
Fishing Spoon Lure

Make A Fishing Lure From A Kitchen Spoon

I started making fishing lures many years ago after balking at the price to replace those lost when fishing around rocks, trees and snags. One...