1. Understanding Your Surroundings
Being aware of your surroundings should be a number one priority for you on any camping trip. That means being careful with leaving food and supplies out as well as knowing what to pack for the trip. You should be alert for animals and any other ... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 27, 2013 by Jacob B.
1. Understanding Your Surroundings
Posted on March 25, 2013 by Jacob B.
72 hour survival kits are recommended by emergency management agencies so people can be prepared in case of emergency. This kit, also called a bug out bag, is an easy way to prepare ahead of time for disaster. If you need to evacuate your home or workplace, your kit would contain the basics you need to survive for 72 hours. On the occasion you decide to stay in your home during an emergency (shelter in place), your survival kit contents could be stor... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 21, 2013 by Jacob B.
Survival Gear: In any outdoor survival situation it is vital to be prepared. Taking appropriate precautions before embarking on an outdoor adventure could mean the difference between life and death. Imagine getting lost while hiking, injured while camping, or any of the other dangerous outdoor survival situations without having the necessities. It could be disastrous. Below are important This entry was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Recent Articles, Survival Gear, Survival Skills and tagged survival gear, outdoor survival, emergency survival pack, camping survival gear, camping equipment on March 21, 2013 .
Posted on March 19, 2013 by Jacob B.
The variety of edible plants is endless. Many plants can be found close to our homes in the United States and used in salads, as teas for survival skills or for medicinal purposes. People should never eat any wild edible plants unless they know exactly what they are picking.
This plant is found around shallow water, ditches or swamps in the late spring and summer. It has lilac, rosy, or white colored flower... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 15, 2013 by Jacob B.
The most important thing to do when you are lost when camping or hiking is to not panic. Do not make any sudden decisions without thoroughly thinking through your situation. Once you realize you are lost, take time to assess your predicament. Examine all the possibilities. You have more time than you imagine. Extra time spent analyzing all the options will prove valuable in the long run.
Now that you are calm, figure out how y... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 8, 2013 by Jacob B.
How to filter water. Being out in the wilderness poses some challenges to getting drinkable and safe water for people. It depends on if you have planned on going into the wilderness prepared or for some reason you find yourself there. Ground water must be filtered to remove particles and germs because animals, birds, and bugs ... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 5, 2013 by Jacob B.
Fire starting has always been one of those subjects of common interest at home or wilderness survival. Lets start with listing a few commonly used fire starting tools firesteel, charcoal, knife, tinder, cloth, Instafire, and many other great options.
Lighting your fire with charcoal is a common option. However it is commonly used for bbq grills and no you don't have to use lighte... Continue Reading →
Posted on February 28, 2013 by Jacob B.
Survivalbased Editor's note: This article was written by Van Becker and originally ran on Survival Life.
So you are planning for surviving disasters, manmade or acts of God. You have food, shelter, weapons and transportation. You have watched hundreds of survivor videos on YouTube. You have the means to purify w... Continue Reading →