Category Archive: Bushcraft

Learn about the old age old skill of bushcraft. Bushcraft blends so well with SHTF and emergency preparedness.

Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed!

Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed! After a long day hunting turkeys my son and I were pulling ticks off of us left and right. Later that week I fell into an article about Powassan which is a new virus carried by ticks that is even more dangerous than Lyme. Its a terrifying feeling. The …

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19 Medicinal Trees We Should All Be Growing

19 Medicinal Trees We Should All Be Growing As this is a medical article please read our disclaimer before continuing. Check out these amazing 19 Medicinal Trees and if you find yourself in an emergency situation use mother natures natural pharmacy to help with your ailments. If you live in north America or parts of Europe …

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How to Assemble an INCH Bag

How to Assemble an INCH Bag Everybody’s talking about bug out bags and how important they are for survival, specifically in bug out scenarios, when you’re supposed to leave your home and go someplace else. That’s when a backpack filled with supplies will be of tremendous help. But what if things don’t go as planned and …

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An Illustrated Guide to Cooking on a Campfire

An Illustrated Guide to Cooking on a Campfire There is nothing better than the smell of a campfire burning! There are endless uses for a campfire: a source of warmth, a way to dry clothing when camping, and one of the best uses – cooking. Food cooked over the campfire creates a unique flavor and …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud Les Stroud is my all time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival shows and people who think they know all the right …

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How to Make a Healing Poultice

How to Make a Healing Poultice Before you read this please not I am not a medical professional and I would always seek advice from one before trying anything medical on this site please read our disclaimer.   A poultice, also called cataplasm, is a soft moist mass, often heated and medicated, that is spread on cloth …

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How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF

How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF  SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example. In the mid-13th century, SHTF when a 24-year drought uprooted Native Americans throughout the U.S. Southwest. One band of the Mogollon (muggy-YON) people resettled …

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Hiding Your Bugout Location

Hiding Your Bugout Location Securing a bugout bag and location is a struggle in and of itself. Once you find that perfect place or that perfect property people have a tendency to make it look like home. When you think about what you are trying to achieve with a bugout location you may not want …

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8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival

8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival According to some of the top wilderness survival websites, there are eight common mistakes that can cost you big in the wild. The first is no shelter, which really turns into a double barreled mistake. If you do not have a proper shelter with you or lack the knowledge to build …

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Survival Tools for Chopping Wood

Survival Tools for Chopping Wood I know what you’re thinking: “Survival tools for chopping wood? All you need is an axe or hatchet!” For some, the idea that all you need to chop wood to burn is an axe or hatchet is true. There are people on the planet that could take an axe and build a …

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