Use the three criteria below as a benchmark for choosing your survival knife. Beyond this, everything else comes down to personal preference.
Do you know what water is safe for consumption? Find out how to get clean drinking water in a survival setting, and how to purify water from wild sources.
Named for the Bullet Ant, the Esee Izula neck knife is the perfect companion for wilderness adventures. Backpackers will love the simple elegance and survivalists will admire the stout construction.
Properly storing any grains for the long term can extend their shelf life. Find out which grains are the best for long-term storage and which are not suitable.
Wolf attacks are rare in nature and are often caused by habituation to humans or rabies. Learn how to prevent confrontations with wolves and how to survive an attack if necessary.
The American Southwest requires some special precautions for day hikers, especially during those hot summer months, when temperatures can soar above 100 degrees.
Methods for treating your drinking water on the trail: boiling, filters and filter bottles, purifiers, iodine, ultraviolet light, chlorine or bleach, and more,
Learning what to do when a natural disaster or inclement weather strikes during your next camping trip can mean the difference between life and death. Learn what to do here!
Knowing which plants are safe to eat and which can help you build a fire or shelter could make any wilderness survival situation much more pleasant.
Although you can survive for up to three days without water, having a supply of safe and drinkable water will go a long way toward maintaining your health and moral in any survival situation.
Backpackers and hikers must change their water gathering and treatment tactics for winter adventures. This article explores the best ways to treat water and melt snow while in the backcountry.
Getting lost in the mountains isn't much fun. Knowing how to get back out is. Some common and uncommon methods like airplanes, trees, ants, a puddle of water and a needle to name just a few.
Often times people do not head the warnings of officials when it comes to hurricanes. This post will provide a little more insight into what it takes to weather the storm.
The toxic and biological threat of our water supply is real. To avoid infection, sickness or death, safe drinking water is essential. Here are water purification methods worth knowing.
Imagine that a disaster has occurred and access to cheap, clean, and uncontaminated water was suddenly interrupted. This article discusses three different ways to make water safe for use when resources are scarce.
If you love nature and spending time outdoors this is the hobby for you. I’m looking forward to sharing some of the foraging I do and the hikes my children & I go on.
One of the biggest fears travelers have about an unknown place is what it will do to their health. It's a valid fear, since 20-50% of travellers contract diarrhea per year. The water you drink is key.
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