More from Tim MacWelch

Survival Skills: How to Build a Leaf Hut Shelter

Survival Gear: 15 Uses For An Emergency Poncho

Which Wild Animals Are Safe to Eat in a Survival Situation?

a pile of morel mushrooms.

How to Hunt Morel Mushrooms Like Your Life Depends on It

Survival Gear: How To Make A Compass


Survival Gear Test: Buck’s Hoodlum Knife

Survival Skills: Blaze Your Trails, Never Get Lost

Survival Gear: Waterproof Matches, Make Them Or Buy Them?

What Not to do in A Bear Jam

Survival Skills: How To Stay Warm During a Power Outage

Hiker climbing a snowy mountain.

9 Tips for Keeping Your Head in a Survival Situation

Essential Food to Pack in Your Bug Out Bag

How to Eat Acorns: The Ultimate Survival Food

Primitive fish hooks made from wood and rocks.

10 Primitive Survival Skills that Will Keep You Alive

Survival Skills: 10 Ways to Use Bamboo

Survival Skills: How to Make a Squirrel Snare Trap

Hiking with a Handgun: 6 Things to Consider

Survival Skills: Cooking On A Rock Frying Pan

Bottles of vinegar and insect repellent ingredients.

8 Natural Ways to Repel Insects Without Bug Spray

How to Make Rope from Natural Fibers

Survival Skills: How To Make A Torch

Wild Food Guide: How to Identify the Best Wild Edible Foods

Survival Foods: Can You Really Eat Tree Bark?

Survival Gear: How to Use a Tactical Pen

Survival Gear: SOG’s Force Knife

Survival Skills: Field Dressing With a Stone

Survival Skills: 6 Great Tinder Sources From Your Home

Survival Skills: Find Your Way With A Sun Compass

10 Survival Tricks For A Lexan Water Bottle

Survival Skills: Brain Tanning Hides

Survival Skills: How to Make a Digging Stick

Survival Skills: How To Make a Bark Container

A string of sinew on a flat rock surface.

How to Process and Use Animal Sinew

Survival Skills: Build a Perimeter Alarm for Your Camp

Does a Solar Oven Really Work?

Survival Skills: Using Fatwood to Start a Fire

Survival Skills: How To Make A Quick Arrow

25 Practical Survival Uses For Duct Tape

Survival Foods: Don’t Eat These Plants or Animals, Ever

Survival Skills: Make a Quick Stick Bow

Yarrow Plant: Nature’s Neosporin

Survival Gear: How to Use Flint And Steel

Survival Skills: The Wild Foods that Will Keep you Alive in the Spring