How To Start A Fire - Wilderness Survival Skills
Starting a fire can provide warmth in the wilderness or serve as a signal for help. Learn how to start a fire in the outdoors.
10 Clever Ideas That Will Make Camping Easier And More Fun!
Camping is always fun, but it can be a lot of work! Use these 10 easy tips to help make it easier. Includes tips for food, activities, safety, and more!
How to Fix and Sharpen a Damaged Axe Head - Preparing for shtf
Using a dull axe is not only ineffective but it’s down right dangerous! So here is an excellent video by Wranglerstar that shows you how to repair and sharpen a damaged axe head. So if you have some old axe heads that you want to restore give the video a watch.
Learning from Fiction - Emergency Preparedness
I’m in the middle of reading The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide by Creek Stewart. As those who read the Hunger Games trilogy know, there is a fair amount of survival knowledge and lore hidden amidst the drama. In this book, Creek, a noted survival expert, pulls from the trilogy these little tidbits of … Continue reading Learning from Fiction
BED SYSTEM 2: Reading lamp that is easy on the eyes... 20061004_6551
I have used candles, headlamps, and at least one portable camping light to provide lighting for reading and writing at night in camp. A drawback of all those tools is the glare of the lamp. By contrast, this simple system is easy on the eyes. It is a gallon milk jug filled with water with a headlamp pointing into the water. One gallon is 3.78 liters. This picture was taken inside my Subaru station wagon while I was lying in bed, working on my trip journal. The system works well on a picnic…
Peter Kummerfeldt: How to build common sense emergency survival shelters
If you are going to need an emergency shelter you had better have the materials along to build it!