Three hours without shelter

Survival and the Rule of Threes (What it all Means)

Please help us spread the word about UK Survival Guides by sharing our posts using the social sharing buttons above. Thanks!  The survival rule of threes is a set of ‘rules’ that once understood, can better help you prioritize your needs during a survival situation. These rules are not guaranteed however, it would be very dangerous to allow your body to have to get even close to these rules. The survival rule of threes are:…

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Surprising Uses For Emergency Survival Blankets

How Emergency Blankets Work

Please share our blog posts using the buttons above – we’re trying to spread the word of UK Survival Guides. Thanks! Emergency blankets go by many names such as space blankets, Mylar blankets, thermal blankets, etc, but no matter the name, their function is the same. They are a low-weight, low-bulk blanket made of heat-reflective thin plastic sheeting. They are not only used by people but are also used on the exterior surfaces of spacecraft for…

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How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks

How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks

Most people are aware of ticks, however there’s a lot of misinformation out there surrounding these little disease carrying vampires, especially when it comes to risks and how to deal with the ones found chowing down on you. During this guide we’ll be looking at some tips that can better protect yourself for your next adventure. Common Tick-Borne Diseases There are many tick-borne infections that pose a threat to both humans and our dogs. Below…

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Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

Best Gear for Your Bug Out Bag (BOB)

Please share our blog posts using the buttons above – we’re trying to spread the word of UK Survival Guides. Thanks! If you are a regular reader of any preparedness websites, you will understand the importance of having a well-packed bug out bag ready for emergencies. This bag contains everything that you and your family would need to survive for a minimum of 72 hours should you ever need to make a quick escape. There…

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How to Make Char Cloth in a Tin

How to Make Char Cloth in a Tin

Please share our blog posts using the buttons above – we’re trying to spread the word of UK Survival Guides. Thanks! There are many reasons as to why fire is an essential part of our survival. The most obvious being warmth and the ability to boil water. But there are so many more benefits than just these. Benefits of Fire Some of the best benefits that come with the ability to start a fire include:…

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