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Outdoor Skills 101

Outdoor Skills 101

Our outdoor skills 101 guide was developed with the purpose of teaching various skills that are useful in camping, hiking, and survival situations.

In addition, we provide helpful tips for using materials that are found in nature to construct shelters, determine direction, or trap small game.

You will find valuable information about bush-craft skills such as locating and purifying water from natural sources and finding suitable camping grounds. Learn fire building basics, including choosing the best wood, tinder, and fire starters. Discover techniques for simple first aid, emergency survival skills, and much more.

Whether you are an avid outdoors person or a beginner, we hope these guides inspire you to experience the great outdoors in new and exciting ways.

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Outdoor Skills 101

Outdoor Skills 101

Our outdoor skills 101 guide was developed with the purpose of teaching various skills that are useful in camping, hiking, and survival situations. In addition, we provide helpful tips for using materials that are found in nature to construct shelters, determine direction, or trap small game. You will find valuable
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Fire Building Basics: Location, Fuel, and Firestarters

Fire building is integral to any survival situation. We need fire for warmth, cooking, food preservation, and water purification, among other uses. Survival dictates that we understand how to build a fire with whatever materials are available. Locating Your Ideal Fire Building Spot Although the mechanics of fire building are
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Building Survival Shelters

Survival Shelter: Building Temporary Survival Shelters in the Wild

Why is Survival Shelter Important? As humans, shelter is one of the things that we absolutely need. In the desert, shelter protects us from the sun. In colder climates, shelter provides protection from the wind and cold. When we think about shelter in terms of survival, however, all bets are
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Finding water outdoors

Finding Water Outdoors: How to Find Water for Survival

The Importance of  Potable Water in a Survival Situation The importance of water to the human body should be obvious to most of us. Comprised of 75% water, we need to consume approximately 2 liters per day to maintain healthy bodily function. Even though the Earth is predominantly water, it
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Survival traps to catch small game

Survival Traps to Catch Small Game – Deadfalls and Snares

A sustainable food source is arguably one of the most important aspects of a successful survival plan. Building survival traps are an excellent way to diversify your current food procurement plans without spending a lot of money. The Benefits of Survival Traps Food stores deplete over time and you can only
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Wilderness Navigation Techniques – Skills and Tools to Find Direction

Why Should You Learn Wilderness Navigation Skills? Survival often dictates that we make do with the materials we have on hand. Although it would be nice to have an electronic GPS unit with an unlimited supply of batteries at our disposal, we should be capable of navigating through any terrain
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