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We know that fire has a triangle but what about survival itself? Is there a simple equation or a simple set of rules that will, under all circumstances assure your survival.
Well, life is not as simple as fire. However, there are some things to consider when it comes to surviving the elements in particular.
You could call this the triangle of wilderness survival in particular. Its a set of three things that will assure you have the ability to survive in most places. It’s not a long-term solution but practicing these three things will put you in a much better situation in terms of survival.
If you find yourself lost or in a wilderness survival situation, you should first consider fire. Fire is the most important part of any survival effort both long and short. Having multiple ways to generate fire and the skills to maintain that fire is crucial.
You only have 3 days without water before you die. If you enter the woods dehydrated you could have less time as essential body functions will be compromised if you are dehydrated. You need a way to filter and sanitize water.
Protecting yourself from the elements is crucial to survival. You need to be able to stay dry and block wind both from yourself and your fire. Basic shelter buildings skills along with carrying emergency shelter are great methods of dealing with this issue.
Most essential survival gear will help you to deal with one of these sides of the survival triangle. Aside from gear having a good base in bushcraft will provide you answers to most of these issues. When you know how to use the natural world to make fire, clean water and build shelter you can build the survival triangle with just a few cutting blades.