March 22, 2019

5 Basic Survival Skills for Kids Under 10 Years Old

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I read the story about the two young girls, age 5 and 8  who survived in the woods for two nights in the woods until they got rescued. These two girls had their wits about them and used what they learned in 4H survival training.  When rescuers found them they were dehydrated and felt cold but were healthy and safe overall. This story reminded me that it’s never too early to teach survival […]

5 Important Survival Skills You Need to Bug Out Successfully

Guest post by Peter Betts, The Survival Hacks Outdoor survival skills are not commonly taught, but they can potentially save your life especially during disasters. Imagine being forced out of your home due to tornadoes, floods or floods, you and your loved ones have no choice but to bug out for at least a week seeking external shelter. However, knowing the right survival skills is equally critical, as well as having the right survival gear. It’s often the case that […]

How To Survive When A Bear Gets Into Your Perimeter

  Written by Chris Browning If you were to make a list of the top 10 ways you thought you might die while hiking or hunting in the woods, it is likely that being mauled by a grizzly bear would not be on your top 10. The truth is every single year millions of people head to national parks and forests. Very few individuals run in to bears. When they do, the encounter is uneventful at best. Bears are just […]

8 Skills You Can Learn on Weekends

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Being prepared and becoming self-sufficient is not all about buying emergency supplies. Learning survival and self-sufficiency skills is a big aspect of the preparedness mindset.  Learning a few practical skills will also help you save money by doing things yourself. Here are 8 skills you can learn on weekends: Plant a garden Even if you only have a small balcony, you can grow a few herbs.  Sign up for free tickets for the […]

Top 7 Knots You Should Know For Survival

Being prepared includes supplies as well as survival skills.  It doesn’t cost anything to learn new things, and acquiring skills can greatly enhance your survival changes.  Here’s an article to help you gain knowledge about knots you can use in daily, as well as emergency situations. Top 7 Knots You Should Know For Survival Written by: Tom Sheppard For survival, it’s very important that you not only have the right gear but also have the right skills and knowledge so […]

Basic Wilderness Navigation Skills for City Folk

Written by Steve If you live in an apartment in the city you’ll have limited supplies and resources will be scarce in the event of a natural disaster or civil unrest. You can do your best efforts in prepping but if you live in an apartment you’ve only got so much space that you can use. In the event that you run out of resources or things just get too dangerous in the city, you’ll most likely want to bug […]

How To Make A Survival Bow

Editor’s note:  This is the third in a series of outdoor skills posts.  Last month we looked at learning about fishing; before that, we covered getting started with hunting.  This month, also about hunting, but we are taking a closer look at using a bow. How To Make A Survival Bow by Kevin Steffey Disaster preparedness is a very, very broad subject. In all honesty it’s incredibly difficult for most folks to collect all the supplies they’d need to be […]

How To get Started With Fishing

Although most of our readers live in the big city, I always recommend spending time outdoors and learning a survival skill or two.  Even if nothing happens, you’ll have a relaxing time, and learn to find food for the family in the outdoors.  Last month, we featured getting started with hunting.  This month, we take a look at fishing as a hobby. How To get Started With Fishing Written by Lisa Summertime is finally here; it’s now time to go […]

How to Get Started with Hunting

A lot of survival sites advise “learn how to hunt for food” in the event of a collapse.  Indeed, in Venezuela, where there is widespread hunger, desperate people are killing animals that are not normally considered as food.  However, unless you have a family that hunts, many city dwellers would not know the first thing about hunting.  I thought it would be interesting to find out how do you get started with hunting for readers who are curious about what’s […]

34 Primitive Survival Skills All Survivalists Should Know

This article was shared with us by Colin, freelance writer and editor at Basis Gear Maybe you’ve got a few tricks up your sleeve when it comes to outdoor survival, or perhaps you are searching for some? In any case, it goes without saying that as an earth-dweller, surviving outdoors is a matter of extreme importance. When it comes down to this, preparation is everything. How should you prepare? By taking into account the variety of skills and information essential […]

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