How To Make Char Cloth
Survival Skills

How To Make Char Cloth

Making char cloth is a useful survival skill to have as an alternative way to help getting your fire started. Char cloth is something that needs to be prepared and therefore requires some forward planning. In this article I will explain how to make char cloth and show you how easy it is. What is…

Survival Navigation – Watch Navigation Method
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Survival Navigation – Watch Navigation Method

Survival navigation means learning multiple methods of navigation so you are not reliant on any one method to escape a sticky situation. The more “primitive” methods of navigation are obviously less accurate than a compass or GPS. They are however more reliable than electronic devices that are prone to failure in rugged environments. Knowing the…

Survival Knot Series – Part 3 The Bowline
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Survival Knot Series – Part 3 The Bowline

Welcome to part 3 of our Survival Knot series. We are going to cover the bowline and running bowline knots in this article. These knots are widely used and should be a part of your knot knowledge for camping and survival. Bowline Survival Knot The bowline is one of the most useful survival knots to…

5 Basic Survival Skills You Can Practice In Your Backyard
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5 Basic Survival Skills You Can Practice In Your Backyard

It is often said that survival skills are more important than survival gear! This is true to a certain extent, since if you have the gear but don’t know how to use it, then the gear is useless! A survival skill, however, also takes practice! The survival skills and knowledge that you carry in your…

Survival Knot Series – Part 2 – Sheet Bend
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Survival Knot Series – Part 2 – Sheet Bend

Welcome to part 2 of our Survival Knots series. In part 2, we cover the sheet bend knot and double sheet bend knot. I trust that you have practiced the knots discussed in part 1. If you missed the first part in the series or need a refresher, you can view it here. The knots…

3 Essentials For Making A Survival Fire
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3 Essentials For Making A Survival Fire

Making a survival fire is one of the most essential skills to master in the outdoors. Learn the 3 essentials for a survival fire here!

How To Make A Survival Bow
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How To Make A Survival Bow

The key to making a successful survival bow and arrows is to find the right materials in the wilderness and having the skills and know-how to shape them.