Popular Edible Plants You Can Forage In The Wild

The earliest human beings were hunter-gatherers and obtained food by foraging — hunting wild animals and collecting wild plants. These people lived nomadic lifestyles and moved from place to place looking for food. Through centuries of practice, they learned to recognize which types of plants, berries, and fungus were edible, which were poisonous, and which […]

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Survivalist Training: How to Make Char Cloth

Our ancestors were on to something. Out in the wilderness, with the darkness closing in, fire is the one thing that can save your life. But making fire does not have to mean spending hours rubbing sticks together—not when you have modern innovations and science on your side. If you want to be able to […]

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27 Wilderness Survival Tips and Tricks to Get Through Anything

Imagine a scenario where surviving in extreme conditions, like an avalanche, plane crash, or capsized raft is your only option until rescue comes. You have minimal tools, and you do not know exactly when help will arrive. Disaster strikes when we least expect it, so everyone should know basic survival tips and tricks. Whether you […]

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Top 10 Knife Blade Designs for Survivalists and Preppers

Expected and unexpected survival situations may have you searching for a fine point or stabbing tool. As a prepper, you know the importance of a fixed or folding blade knife; but do you know the various blade designs and how they impact that knife’s performance? Not all blades can cut ropes or skin an animal, […]

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The Difference Between Bear and Pepper Sprays

​ Out in the wilderness, you might find yourself cornered by an angry and hungry mother bear. Human-bear conflicts are potentially life-threatening, especially if you cannot deter the bear with the typical “play dead” scenario. Recently, there has been a debate about which is more effective: traditional pepper spray or bear spray? While both sprays […]

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Sword vs. Machete: What Is The Difference?

In adventure films, you rarely ever see the hero lost in the wilderness hacking and slashing at underbrush with a samurai sword. Rather, they usually have a machete in hand. But aside from cutting down shrubbery, is there really a difference between the two blades? The answer: Yes. Machetes and swords have many dissimilarities in […]

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Best Underground Bunkers and Survival Shelters

Two minutes to Doomsday! What does it mean? Scientists from all across the world maintained a device called the Doomsday clock which was a kind of nuclear alarm that warned people of a possible man-made global disaster. In the aftermath of the Cold War, the scientists set the clock to 17 minutes to midnight. These […]

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43 Top Survival Foods to Stockpile for Emergencies

Whenever there is a major disaster, there is chaos. People start to worry about food security, and there is unrest. But that may be just the beginning. You need to think about what would happen if you didn’t have food stockpiled. What happens in a blizzard? An EMP attack? Loss of work? By stocking up […]

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Essential Knots For The Outdoors

Tying knots is a very important skill for any outdoors-man to have, not just for survivalists but also for Hunting, Fishing, Boating etc. In the above infographic you will notice that there knots and hitches. Knots hold together without another object, Hitches are knots that use other objects, typically a post, stick or sometimes another […]

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Best Tactical Laptop Backpack – Guide & Reviews

While there are hundreds of tactical backpacks and even more laptop bags on the market, it’s hard to find the perfect combination for both. You may be a hiker that blogs about nature. You could spend a lot of time on the road and work from your computer. Or you may just want to look […]

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