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Shelter is a no brainer in bushcraft. Things like creating fire and filtering water also get a lot of love in the bushcraft world. Of course, like all things, there are levels to proficiency in wilderness survival and the truly minimalist approach. What skills can you work on to be able to work through even the toughest situations in the wild? Well, there are a few that come to mind but one thing stands out. Cordage. Even if you bring 500′ of cordage into the woods it is going to be cut down and used. The weather is going to take its toll after a while.
This is a great article that will show you how to make easy cordage from sapling roots. Did you know that this was possible. There are many ways to make it but what I like about this method is the EASY part.