It's every nature lover's worst nightmare: one moment you're enjoying a long hike or a lengthy hunting trip, and the next the unthinkable happens and you or your companion is dealing with a serious injury. However, preparation is one of the best wilderness first aid skills you can have. Here are a few things to consider when stocking your first aid kit. Whether you're … [Read more...] about Wilderness First Aid Can Save Your Life
When it comes to acquiring the right survival gear, the first item many survivalists think of would have to be a good wilderness survival knife. However, with so many on the market today, picking out the right one for you can be a tricky process. Here are a few tips to consider when browsing for survival knives. A wilderness survival knife is a great tool for many … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Knife for Wilderness Survival?
Hunger is a bigger issue for outdoor survival than many think. Not only does it cloud your thinking, but it also makes you clumsy and slow, which can result in an injury. This is why learning more about survival food supplies is a crucial part of preparing for your outdoor expedition, whether it's a short, day-long trip or one that will last several days. Here are a few … [Read more...] about Learning More About Survival Food Supplies
Survival foods are not the most important thing in most emergency situations in the wilderness. You survive weeks without eating if you have to, so it is usually more important to find shelter, water, and stay dry and uninjured. On the other hand, just knowing you can find food out there, and having something in your stomach, can do wonders for your state of mind, which … [Read more...] about Survival Foods for Hikers
The only thing that's worse than being hungry during a hiking trip, hunting trip, or camping trip is being lost and hungry. If you're concerned about whether or not you could find enough food were you to become lost in the wilderness, there are a variety of survival foods to consider. Here are a few ways you can keep from going hungry if your stay in the wilderness ends … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Foods for Outdoor Survival?