I’m told there are some strange people who actually like the winter months. The cold winds drive them indoors they say to enjoy hot stews and warm drinks, while the snow makes them long to start skiing.
The primary trait that I’ve found among all preppers (at least the serious ones) is that they learn to be infinitely adaptable. They seem to develop a mindset that says “no matter what life throws at me, I’ll learn to … Read the rest
Throughout the world fish – whether marine or freshwater – form an integral part of the human diet. And it would be true to say that of all the areas of the world, South Easr Asia would have to be … Read the rest
There’s a whole load of dangers that we have to learn to contend with while we’re bugging out or spending time out in the wilderness. Freezing cold, fast rivers, animal attack – they’re all quite potentially life threatening.
I really grew to hate those damn little silica gel packs that seem to get included in just about every food and medicine pack I ever opened. The number of themm that I’ve thorwn out in the garbage over the … Read the rest
It’s been mentioned before in this blog, and many other people have made the same, somewhat self-evident point, namely that if you really want to learn how to survive out in the wilderness with minimal equipment then the best people … Read the rest
If you’ve ever done more than a couple trips out into the wilderness, then you’ve probably experienced the dreaded situation of finding that your matches are wet, the rain is bucketing down and there’s just no damn way of starting … Read the rest
Crossing distances in the wilderness can be a challenging task to say the very least. There’s so many different things that can cause injury and death out there and if you’re not well prepared both in terms of equipment and … Read the rest
Knives are the number one essential survival tool as far as I’m concerned. Jut possibly it may be possible to survive out in the wilds or after SHTF without one, but I sure as hell wouldn’t want to try doing … Read the rest