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Primitive Tools

How to Build Primitive Weapons & Tools

Man has been working rocks, stone, and bone into tools, utensils, and weapons for millions of years. Given its abundance in nature, rocks and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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Lost Prevention – Shadow Stick Method Of Determining Direction

In an emergency or survival scenario knowing a few improvised methods of direction finding can save your life. Pick up nearly any survival manual...
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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...
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Winter Survival – 15 Minutes Shelter

This is a quick and easy-to-build emergency shelter for surviving in the cold snowy enviroment. Often called a "snow trench shelter" or "snow trench...