Into the Wild taught us that walking away from regular society and living in the wilderness can be a majestic experience, albeit dangerous. Maybe you want to live in the woods forever, or maybe you want to camp indefinitely,...
Pine tar is incredibly useful and has been used for centuries for preservation, sealing, and even as medicine. This invaluable resource, made from the resin of pine trees, is something you should always have with you if you plan...
Preserving meat in the wilderness is not an easy task, but if you want to be able to live off the land like your ancestors did, then you need to learn how to preserve meat in the wild without...
You never know when a dog may attack you out of nowhere.  It could happen while you’re out running around the neighborhood, hiking down your favorite trail, or while doing any other random activity outside. You never know. If a canine...
One key aspect of being a survivalist is knowing how to start a fire. Of course there is always the conventional way; a striker and some tinder, but what if you don’t have the resources available? Maybe amidst the...
It's doubtful you'll ever find yourself in a live shooter situation, but it does and can happen from time to time. This is why it's vital to know what kind of materials can stop a bullet.  After all, you never...
Knowing how to build a fire is something that every outdoor enthusiast should know how to do. No matter whether you’re into camping, backpacking or even if you just want to live off the land - you have to...
On a perfectly snowy day, I once took a hike out to the gorgeous Snow Lake in Washington state. I carried a can of hearty soup in my backpack and heated it up with a jet boil when I...
Teaching your children life-saving survival skills could be of the most important things you could ever do. No parent ever wants their kids to be in a situation where these skills are required, but it's important they know what...
We think of ourselves today as being well educated, yet we lack most of the common knowledge that even our ancestors possessed. Sure, nowadays you can find out almost anything you want by searching on Google, but what if...