The Importance Of Layering Your Bushcraft & Survival Gear. Plus the 10 C’s of Survivability and Redundancy. Layering of bushcraft and survival gear is extremely important. Layering of your kit is basically giving you more options in case you lose a layer, like a pack gets lost or damaged. (Note: This article is picture heavy,… Continue reading Bushcraft & Survival Kit Layers
Best YouTube Bushcraft & Survival Videos. A little while ago I wrote an article about the Best YouTube Survival Videos, which was based on short term survival videos. More of a wilderness emergency and survive until a rescue type scenario. In this article, it is my pick of the best YouTube bushcraft and survival videos.… Continue reading Best YouTube Bushcraft & Survival Videos
How To Tie A Prusik Knot.(Hitch.) The prusik knot (Hitch.) can be easily slid up or down a rope, but when tension is put on the knot, it will bite into the rope and hold. As the tension and position can easily be adjusted with the prusik knot, it is ideal for bushcraft uses. Like… Continue reading Bushcraft How To Tie A Prusik Knot
How to modify a Bic lighter for bushcraft and survival use. I enjoy playing around with the flint and steel and various methods of friction fire, but the Bic lighter provides instant flame. (Most times, so also have back up fire lighting tools.) While it can be susceptible to the cold and wet, it is… Continue reading How to modify a Bic lighter
How to Make a Phone Case Survival Kit. The mobile phone is a great emergency tool in a survival situation. It can help by calling rescuers, using an app with a map and GPS, a torch light, or using a compass app. But technology can break down. Such as no reception, a flat battery, etc.… Continue reading Phone Case Survival Kit Options.
Best YouTube Short Term Survival Videos. I recently wrote an article on my pick of best bushcraft and survival books. Which if you had these books, or more accurately, some knowledge gained from these books, combined with a correct mindset and a basic survival kit, would help your chances in a survival situation. (Both short… Continue reading Best YouTube Survival Videos
Book Review – 98.6 Degrees, The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive. By Cody Lundin. I have wanted to read 98.6 Degrees, The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive. By Cody Lundin, for a while now and finally got around to ordering it. I am glad I did as I enjoyed reading it. In a… Continue reading Survival Book Review – 98.6 Degrees, Cody Lundin.
Best Bushcraft and Survival Books. Here is my pick of the best bushcraft and survival skills books. But before we dive into the list, I want to go over my criteria for why the books are included on the list. The books have to cover some main categories. (There are one or two exceptions.) With… Continue reading Best Bushcraft and Survival Books
Bushcraft Book Review – The Illustrated Guide to Edible Wild Plants. Department of the Army Before we start the book review of, The Illustrated Guide to Edible Wild Plants, I am not an expert on edible plants by any means. Always triple check your information and never eat anything that you can’t 100 percent identify.… Continue reading The Illustrated Guide to Edible Wild Plants
How To Use A Hexamine (Hexi or Esbit.) Stove. The hexamine stove or “Hexi stove or Esbit.” is a versatile piece of cooking kit for camping, hunting, fishing or hiking. Used by numerous army services worldwide for decades, the hexi stove is simple, lightweight and reliable. Is uses hexamine compressed tablets, (Hexi tabs.) for… Continue reading How To Use A Hexamine Stove