How to Make a Steam Pit for Cooking in the Wilderness

The steam pit is a great way of cooking out in the wilderness and yet is one of those primitive skills that is so often forgotten about these days. With a steam pit you are basically cooking your food in a hole in the ground which although it may not sound too great, the food that comes out is absolutely fantastic. I urge all of our readers to try this as it is such a…

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Lightning Safety Tips – Don’t Become a Statistic

According to Wikipedia there are around 240,000 people every year that are injured by lightning strikes with an annual global death toll of around 6,000. If you think that the tires of your vehicle will protect you from a strike while driving, think again, it is nothing more than a myth. It is actually the metal body of the car that offers a level of protection. While the stats may seem pretty alarming, National Geographic…

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6 Ways to Purify Water in a Survival Situation

Having water is a top priority in survival situations but it is also one of the things that can make you very sick if you don’t purify it first. For this reason we think it is very important that you fully understand how you can do this in the wilderness and we are going to be sharing 6 ways to purify water in a survival situation here today. Boiling Boiling your water is one of…

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How to Use a Fire Plow to Start a Fire

The easiest fire starting method for your kit would be to add a couple of good lighters into your bag but if you are caught out without your kit then you need to turn to the materials around you in order to get a fire going. The fire plow is one method of creating fire that your ancestors probably used many years ago. It will take determination to pull it off but it is very…

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How to Survive a Wasp Swarm

Midges and flies maybe annoy many of us but there is no other insect that creates as much fear as the black and yellow flying devils, the wasps. Unlike bees and bumblebees which lose their sting and die when they sting, the wasp can, and will sting multiple times due to the fact that the sting has no barbs but is smooth. If you approach a wasp nest and are unlucky enough to get stung,…

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