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What is Plant Identification: Skills that can save your life out in the bush

An essential bushcraft skill is to be able to identify plants. Regardless of the region you live in, knowing your foliage is critical for determining the type of plant you’re dealing with and can be the difference between life and death. We’re going to give you some essential tips, but we recommend getting out in the woods with a book or app and learning about flora and fauna in your area.
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Navigation Basics for Preppers: Preparing for Grid Down

Navigation Basics for Preppers: Preparing for Grid Down

In a grid-down situation, you will lose the ability to utilize digital technology. If you don’t know how to navigate without your cell phone or GPS, now is the time to start learning. In this blog, we’re going to give you tips and considerations for planning your bug out route.
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Beginner Survival Skills for Winter Environments

Beginner Survival Skills for Winter Environments

We stress the importance of learning how to survive in winter because it’s one of the most deadly seasons. If you’re going to survive and thrive in the cold, you need to know what it takes. In this blog, we...

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Winter Vehicle Prep: The 3 Levels of Winter Emergency Kits

Winter Vehicle Prep: The 3 Levels of Winter Emergency Kits

Whether you are in an urban environment or taking your vehicle into the backcountry, a winter survival emergency kit is an essential ride-along. Be prepared with the right skills and quality gear so that you can handle any situation. We’re going to break down the three types of emergency kits for you with a gear list at the bottom, but first let’s go over the skills that everyone should have. 
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Dressing for the Cold: We Give you the Rundown

Dressing for the Cold: We Give you the Rundown

Dressing for the cold isn’t as simple as putting on layers. We’re going to break down the three levels of winter cold and how to dress for them. Choosing the right clothing can make all the difference for your survival....

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6 Easy Ways to Build a Campfire for Winter Survival

Fire is arguably the most quintessential component of survival and one of the most important discoveries of humankind. Whether you are camping leisurely or surviving in the backcountry, knowing how to build a campfire is an essential skill. We’re going...

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