Imagine for a moment that you are thrust into an unexpected survival situation, and you need to rely on people in your group for a successful outcome. Now imagine the people in that group are all accomplished survival instructors, survival authors, and similar experts in the field. At that moment you’d probably start feeling a lot more optimistic about your position, and follow their directions to a tee.
Thankfully, you don’t have to be in a survival situation to learn what to do in a survival situation. To help you become confident in bad settings, I gathered advice and tips from several of the most respected outdoor survival authorities, and compiled a list of 25 of the best survival skills.