H/t to Scoutmastercg.com for this Infographic – How to Build a Campfire. This is perfect for teaching a newcomer to fire-craft and the PDF can be downloaded here.
I originally posted this article almost a year ago when roadside sorrel was abundant. With Spring on the way this year, the sorrel is starting to reappear again, prompting me to share about this great plant again. Spring is here in Florida and I am amazed at the amount of
Expert Tips: “Don’t Surprise Them. Don’t Run. Speak in Monotones. Back Away. Carry Bear Spray.” Learn more in the video below! If you are interested in Bear Spray Reviews, see “The Ultimate Guide to Pepper Spray” Also see Outdoor Life’s “What’s the Best Backup Gun for Brown Bears” Enjoy!
The Survival Template by John A. Heatherly Available at Amazon and in the iTunes Store “I don’t throw the term ‘life changing’ around lightly but this book has very likely altered the way I think, the way I plan and the way I see my future as I’ve laid it
A soda can alcohol stove – the coolest way to make espresso I have ever seen!
Listen for the sound of the bullet striking the gong. Great shot! To learn more about .338 Lapua ballistics, click here.
There are four, long-lasting canned goods that can greatly improve a pantry – beans, bread, butter, and cheese. Canned beans, of course, are common. Perhaps bread, butter and cheese are lesser known, but they are certainly worth having. Note: Rice, stored in mylar and buckets, is an assumed item in
When resources are organized, they are easier to employ. Those who are just starting out in survival may not know what resources are most important or how to begin acquiring and organizing them. A common saying is, “you don’t know what you don’t know.” Survivalblog’s Quick Start Guide for Preparedness
This cattail preparation “how-to” video will be helpful to those who have read “Cattails – A Survival Dinner!”
The United States almost won WWII with cattails. No green plant produces more edible starch per acre than the Cat O’ Nine Tails; not potatoes, rice, taros or yams. Plans were underway to feed American soldiers with that starch when WWII stopped. Lichen, not a green plant, might produce more
Arrow vs. Windshield – Spoiler Alert: A Crossbow or Compound bow is much more effective against a windshield. Enjoy!
Thanks to Nurse Amy for this extensive list of Survival Medical Supplies. See also references to other medical information like “How to Suture” and “How to Staple Skin.” Here’s my list of Survival and Collapse medical supplies with natural remedies included. We include natural remedies for first use or back up to
If you do not have access to your equipment, what benefit does it provide? This well-done video from Leon Pantenburg at SurvivalCommonsense makes several good points on how to be more efficient and carry what you need in a wallet survival kit. Enjoy!
“Now, this bucket with soap and detergent feels like luxury wedding presents for our family. We need them badly…” For most of us, personal hygiene is part of our daily routine. When routine is disrupted by unforeseen circumstances, like the three successive natural disasters described below, hygiene can be overlooked.