Category: Bushcraft

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

Creating a Resource Map for Urban Disaster

How well do you know your area? There was a time when people traveled very little but as the world expands we are traveling further than ever on a daily basis.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. How well do you know your area? There was a …

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The Importance of the Simple Bushcraft Tripod

What comes to mind when you think about bushcraft skills? When you say it out loud you think that its a very complex undertaking that requires you to be able to crack rocks into weapons and spark fire from sticks.

What comes to mind when you think about bushcraft skills? When you say it out loud you think that its a very complex undertaking that requires you to be able to crack rocks into weapons and spark fire from sticks. …

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Three Bushcraft Tools you Aren’t Carrying

The world of bushcraft is different than survival and some of the tools are not as common as those in the survival circles.

The world of bushcraft is different than survival and some of the tools are not as common as those in the survival circles. With only so much room in our bags its hard to decide what to give up or …

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Have you Considered an Underground Bunker?

The word prepper became synonymous with a certain brand of emergency preparedness in 2012.

The word prepper became synonymous with a certain brand of emergency preparedness in 2012. This was due in large part to the Nat Geo Doomsday Preppers television show. It was still pretty early in the reality tv game and many …

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Getting Better at Bushcrafting

Getting Better at Bushcrafting - No matter how you fare on a simple bushcrafting trip, you will learn so much about your skill level.

Look back to your first days of prepping. In most cases, you probably made some mistakes and did some things you shouldn’t have. Maybe made some purchases that didn’t need to be made, well, that’s all part of the process. …

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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 …

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Throwing Sticks for Wilderness Survival 101

Throwing Sticks for Wilderness Survival 101 - Knowing what wood, how to make and how to use throwing sticks could greatly improve your survival chances in an emergency situation.

Throwing sticks have been used for thousands of years and are still used today in some cultures. Wilderness survival skills are techniques a person may use in a dangerous situation  to save themselves or others. These techniques are meant to …

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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips - The average person knows the rule of thumb regarding water: a gallon of water per day, per person. What they don't tell you is that truly is the barest minimum required. If you want to take a shower, one gallon per day isn't enough - not by a long shot.

People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for …

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8 Snares And Traps You Need To Know How To Make

8 Snares And Traps You Need To Know How To Make - See 8 easy traps and snares that I personally think we all should at least have a go at making and getting more familiar with.

Snares and traps are an essential skill to learn. They can save your life in an emergency situation and provide you and your family with the much needed protein and calories you will need to survive. Disclaimer: Traps are presented …

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You Need These 7 Skills to Survive SHTF

You Need These 7 Skills to Survive SHTF - There are so many skills needed to survive a SHTF situation that can make a person feel very overwhelmed. Those who manage to get through the basics have put themselves far ahead of the game.

There are so many skills needed to survive a SHTF situation that can make a person feel very overwhelmed. Those who manage to get through the basics have put themselves far ahead of the game. Skills such as fire making, …

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