Basic Survival Skills You Should Know By Now

Any time that you leave your home, it is important that you don’t become a statistic and that you get back home safely. The fact is, people today are used to having everything they need right at their fingertips. If we head out and something happens to us, if we get lost with no phone, in the middle of nowhere, what do we do to stop ourselves becoming a statistic? It isn’t hard to learn…

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How to Start a Fire in the Rain

How to Create a Campfire With Less Smoke

While we have seen in previous articles that smoke can be an effective means of signalling for help, there may also be times when we want to create the least amount of smoke possible. You will find guides online that apparently give directions for creating a campfire with no smoke at all, it’s rubbish. All campfires are going to create smoke but there are ways that we can minimize the amount of smoke produced. How…

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Goal Zero Crush Light

Introducing the Goal Zero Crush Light Solar Powered Lantern

With the advances in solar technology, there really is no reason to sit in the dark anymore during power outages or camping trips. Light can be available in the darkest of times thanks to products like exist. And from a brand such as Goal Zero, you are guaranteed a quality product. Hang it, light it, crush it. It’s a solar-powered lantern designed for convenience. It Features three light settings (high at 60 lumens, medium, and…

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Top 5 Handheld GPS of 2019

A handheld GPS device is incredibly useful when hiking, trekking or mountaineering because it allows you to easily find your way even when the visibility is poor or the landscape has little or no distinct features. GPS devices are more durable and have a much longer battery life than Smartphones which are often used. Furthermore, they are typically equipped with batteries that can be replaced with disposable batteries if recharging is not possible. In comparison to the…

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Bushcraft First Aid by Dave Canterbury Review

Bushcraft First Aid by Dave Canterbury Review

We have reviewed a few books here at UK Survival Guides and to be honest, they don’t usually do too well in our reviews. Dave Canterbury already holds spots on our top 10 books for your survival library and so I was really excited to also get the chance to give this one a read. If you spend any time in the outdoors, I am sure that you have at least given thought to what…

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