Most of us want to survive the uncertainty ahead, and without a doubt, survival books can teach methods to prepare, to deal with harsh conditions, and to emerge victorious over whatever life throws our way. This begs the question - what is there to survive?
The Do-it-yourself Coffee Can Survival Kit This is a compact kit that can be carried in the car, on the boat, or in a pack for hunting, hiking, exploring, etc.
In some places the weight of a tent can be dispensed with by building shelters from natural materials.
The Art of Nothing Wilderness Survival Video Series DVD companions to the book Participating in Nature: Wilderness Survival and Primitive Living Skills Also based on the article The Art of Nothing by Thomas J.
The following information comes from the US Army Survival Manual
You're alone in the wilderness. Stranded.
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Some people are saying we should prepare for at least 7 days, but the way things go after a hurricane, tornado, floods, loss of electricity and the fact that these disasters will continue and perhaps even get worse in coming years according to trends, one week is not enough. Some have said 7 years, but that seems too long so do what you can.
Check out this interesting story of Keith Thompson, a guy who decided to live completely off the grid. Keith started with a plot of land that had no roads, no power lines or water, and no access to any kind of utilities.
A while ago I asked readers Do You Have 5 Ways to Make Fire?
Let's play pretend for a moment.
When you find yourself lost in the forest, you should be alert to the fact that there are predators and they are dangerous.
Urban survival is a tricky subject to discuss. There are advantages to urban survival.
Revised April 9, 2011 - Meat Jerky: Added optional salt "brine" step. Revised January 3, 2011 - Added 1 New Page: How to Build a Safe Temporary Shelter. Revised February 23, 2010 - Cabin Cave: Changed the Crawlway Entrance to a Step-Over Doorway.