Category: Bushcraft

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

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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How to Mark Trails Like a Pro

How to Mark Trails Like a Pro - This article is about marking trails. It can be one of the best skills to know. The marking of trails would allow for easy paths back to a starting point. For many people, getting lost is a matter of stepping off train for a few hundred yards and not being able to get back.

Every year we see tons of people get lost in National Parks around the nation. Its a nasty fact but many people head out into this massive world, unprepared. They leave without maps, they leave without extra clothes or food. …

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How to Build a Trap: 15 Best Survival Traps

How to Build a Trap: 15 Best Survival Traps - Knowing how to make and set traps is a need to know skill for any outdoor person, in fact scrap that, it is a skill I wish EVERYONE would learn.

Knowing how to make and set traps is a need to know skill for any outdoor person, in fact scrap that, it is a skill I wish EVERYONE would learn. It is very east to get lost, trapped and hurt …

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Sharing Bushcraft Techniques, Tips & Tricks During An Overnighter

Sharing Bushcraft Techniques, Tips & Tricks During An Overnighter - Pop the popcorn because you have over an hour of footage with Paul teaching tips and tricks during an overnighter. Sharing bushcraft techniques with one of the premier minds on the subject.

This article contains a gem and you have to know about it. Typically when it comes to Paul Kirtley we are posting incredible podcasts that offer up some of  the best bushcraft and survival knowledge on the net. It comes …

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How To Make Beer From Stinging Nettles

How To Make Beer From Stinging Nettles - If you haven't guessed this weed from the photo already, it is actually the common "stinging nettle" You know, the old nemesis from childhood and the horrible weed that you just can't touch. Well not anymore, get your revenge and eat it

I am so happy I found a few awesome uses for this somewhat, forgotten wild edible. Stinging nettles have just earned a few awesome points in my book. If you haven’t guessed this weed from the photo already, it is …

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The Honey Badger Wheel – The Prepper Wheelbarrow on Steroids

The Honey Badger Wheel - The Prepper Wheelbarrow on Steroids - The Honey Badger Wheel is a new product with early backers that is being launched as a crowdfunder on Kickstarter. The Honey Badger Wheel can carry up to 200 pounds with ease not muscle.

When SHTF, how are you going to travel long distances on foot? Think you can hunker down, hide, and never leave a location? And do you think your perfect plan to get everything to your bugout location is going to …

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Backyard Bushcraft Skills: No Wilderness Required

Backyard Bushcraft Skills: No Wilderness Required - When considering how to become more proficient at bushcraft/survival, you might not consider using your immediate surroundings. But, with a little imagination you might be surprised how one can hone his or her wilderness survival skills right from home.

Although this article was written for the summer months, the skills in it are still very useful for the winter months to get the extra practice, skills and knowledge you will need for next spring and summer, or heaven forbid, …

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10 Most Popular Foods to Forage

10 Most Popular Foods to Forage — Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested.

Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Foraging is the process of going out …

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