Survival Planning – an introduction to surviving in the wild

A survival plan is critical to your ability to survive. There are three components to a survival plan – planning, preparation, and practice. Planning is nothing more than understanding that a situation could arise that would require survival techniques in order to live and with that in mind, taking the necessary steps to increase your…

Read more

Survival fire principles (introduction to “firecraft”)

In survival situations, the ability to build and light a fire can make the difference between life and death. You can use fire to purify water, sterilize bandages, signal for rescue, drive animals from their homes, efficiently modify the landscape, smoke and preserve food, softening tar for adhesives, making charcoal for medicinal purposes, and provide…

Read more