A lot of people think that the biggest threat in the wilderness comes from bears, wolves, and other big wild animals. While these animals can be dangerous, they aren’t the real threats you’d have to worry about in a wilderness survival situation. Here is what you should really be worried about if you ever have to survive outdoors.
If a disaster strike and you need to flee, what would you take with you? There is a lot of debate about what to pack in your survival bag (aka Bug Out Bag), but there is one item you shouldn’t omit: a plastic tarp. Though light and compact, a plastic tarp can perform a multitude of tasks and very well may save your life in survival situations. Here are just some of the amazing uses for plastic tarps for survival.
Wilderness hygiene isn’t just about getting rid of your stink so your fellow campers don’t have put up with your body odor all day. It is important to maintain hygiene in the wilderness to keep yourself healthy and safe. If you get too dirty, you are going to get sick, attract bugs, and probably get some nasty rashes too. Here are some wilderness hygiene hacks which are great for camping, bugging out, or surviving the zombie apocalypse.
Think you know how to survive in the wilderness? Sorry to break it to you, but going camping or hunting a few times, or getting some badges in the Boy Scouts doesn’t mean you are ready to SURVIVE. Here are the 8 outdoor survival tactics you need to master now if you want to come … Read more
A wilderness survival kit is one of the many types of survival kits you need to have ready. Unlike your Bug Out Bag (which is to survive the first 72 hours after a disaster) or your Bunker Down survival kit (which is to wait out a disaster at home), the wilderness survival kit needs to contain all the things you will need in nature to stay alive until you get rescued. Make note of the fact that this kit is meant for survival – not comfort! You might want to add a few other items to the list for comfort (like toilet paper) but don’t omit any of these important items because your life depends on it!