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Hopefully the title of this article rings true to you. Hopefully, if you are preparing for SHTF you are already getting into the wild. It is the best place to carry your bugout bag. it is also the only place you can really test your gear against the elements. You are way behind if you are not getting into the woods on a regular basis. That said, there are some serious threats that wait for you in those woods. Depending on your region some threats may be greater than others.
This article will prepare you for that moment when you are looking through the foliage and you lock eyes with a dangerous predator. It is very important that you understand how to react in that moment. Some animals you will yell other, others you may want to take another approach. This article will fill the gaps.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.