Survival

How to Build a Winter Survival Shelter

Learning to survive in nature with minimal gear is a serious endeavor and essential knowledge for any true wilderness explorer. A...

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Camping alongside a fish-filled river or lake provides you with the chance to catch your meal straight out of...
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There are many first aid kits on the market - small, large, pricey, affordable. It's easy to get overwhelmed...
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If you have ever been anywhere with me, from the grocery store to the crag, you know that navigation is not my...
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This past spring, I joined some friends to hike on California's Mount Tamalpais . At the trailhead, I caught...
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With forests, shrubland, and grassland covering over half of the land area in the United States, it’s no...
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Building a fire is one of the most rewarding tasks somebody can do for themselves. Campfires provide warmth...
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Lowering the risk of bear vs. human conflict There's no fail-safe method for deterring bears, nor is there any...
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If you've seen The Revenant, Backcountry, or even Annihilation , perhaps you developed a wee bit of bear...
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Imagine you're traversing a mountain pass on a holiday road trip, and snowy conditions, fatigue, and your...
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There is a ton of information on wilderness emergency equipment: What you should have, why you'll certainly...
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The best cure for modern life is the great outdoors: the freedom, the sense of adventure, the exhilaration...
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"Isn't bushcraft just a word for survivalism that doesn't make you sound like a nut?" asked my wife when I...