All the skills you need to make fires, build shelters, administer first-aid, sharpen knives, find food, navigate, and get rescued in survival situations.
- In a world of “fat-free” foods, trans-fats, and fad diets designed to cut out fats, we’ve been hoodwinked into believing that all fat is bad, particularly animal fat. This couldn’t be further from the truth of it. Fat is a very valuable resource, and few settings highlight this value and versatility like the wilderness. Here’s why you should use every morsel of fat you can acquire in a survival setting, and ten great ways to put this greasy goop to work.
THE SURVIVAL SKILLS PAGE
You can own every great new gizmo on the market, but if you don’t know how to use your equipment and what to do in a survival situation, then you’re in deep trouble. Every outdoorsman and woman should have the expertise to start fires, build shelter, obtain potable water, administer first-aid and find their way home. Here we discuss the best ways to accomplish these tasks, along with next-level tips and techniques for more advanced preppers and survivalists who want to focus on areas of natural disasters, urban survival, emergency medicine, off-the-grid homesteading, and personal defense.
We also publish advice for the folks more interested in developing their woodcraft and bushcraft, including how to tie knots, sharpen knives, navigate with map and compass, and more. Our articles and videos dive into all these survival skills, including the most useful techniques for fire-making, shelter-building, foraging, trapping, plant identification, camp cooking, navigation, hydration, first-aid, emergency signaling, and more.