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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 Wildness 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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