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Fire Starting

How to Find Flint and Other Sparking Rocks to Build a Fire in a...

With the aid of modern tools, starting a fire may seem like an easy task. Just whip out a trusty lighter and a few...
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...
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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Foraging For Wild Food – The Nitty-Gritty On Gathering

Before we step foot into the outdoors and expect to start blindly sampling any colorful fruit and berry we spot, we need to first...
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...
Wild Edible ID

The Ultimate Army Field Guide To Wild Edible Plants

Experts estimate that about 300,000 classified plants grow on the earth’s surface, including many which grow on mountain tops and ocean floors. Of these,...
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How To Use Your Watch As A Compass

The sun is essential to survival, and not just because its presence keeps the Earth from turning into a frozen wasteland. Brief interruptions of...
Knots

Best 3 Survival Knots Every Prepper Should Learn Today

If you learn just three survival knots — Bowline, Double Sheet Bend, and Halter Hitch — you are ready for just about...
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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...