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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 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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How to Make a Tomahawk in 5 Steps

The tomahawk is a tool and weapon created by Native American tribes before the European colonization. It consists of a stone attached to a wooden handle with strips of rawhide. Native Americans used the tomahawk for everyday activities like chopping, cutting and hunting. After the Europeans arrived, they introduced metal blades to the Native Americans […]

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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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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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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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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 have […]

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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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