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Camping In Winter? Here’s What You Need to Know!

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(The Following is a sponsored post). by Billy Cold temperatures and shivers can be an added challenge to the already challenging and adventurous activity of camping. The winter weather conditions can make it difficult for campers and hikers to tread the path, pitch their tents, source food, etc. But, if you’re still determined to experience camping in winters, then here …

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How to Make a Fire in The Wilderness

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by Richard Grimes No discover since the beginning of time has been more important to the development of mankind, then the discovery of Fire.  The simple presence of fire added to the routinely “normal” day in the outdoors instantly adds the feeling of safety to any situation.  In any severe or extreme condition, the presence of fire literally means life. …

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Can You Forage for Wild Plants to Eat In The City?

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By Trina Schmidt, Ed.D. Being able to go outdoors and see a plant and know that it is edible is a valuable survival skill.  However, for many, eating wild plants sounds unthinkable and even a bit crazy. A few years ago I might have even said the same thing. I grew up in the suburbs during the eighties where food …

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Ten Ways to Keep Your Campsite Clean (and why you should)

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by Estar H If you are prepping packs or vehicles to bug out, where are you planning to go? Will you seek refuge in a rural area, maybe even in the wilderness? Whether you retreat to a fully stocked off-the-grid hideaway, set up camp on private acreage, or wing it on public lands, everyone in your circle should be committed …

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What’s The Best Extreme Cold Weather Clothing?

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by Andrew Skousen and Joel Skousen, authors, Strategic Relocation and The Secure Home Threats of the Cold: Every year people die during the cold and storms of winter because of lack of preparation. Motorists get stuck in blizzards and succumb to the cold when their fuel runs out and old people freeze when their furnace stops working during a power …

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How To Build A Live Animal Trap (An Easy Illustrated Guide)

In Bushcraft and Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

No doubt many of you have read about various improvised and homemade traps in one of the many outdoor survival books and thought, Wow, what a great idea—I could do that. Indeed, many of the ideas and diagrams shown are ingenious, and a few of them actually work to trap game—with practice. After seeing all these trap designs in these …

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The Best Camouflage Pattern for Hunting By Season

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by Brandon Cox When shopping for camouflage, it’s hard to resist the bargain area where camos are sold for less than retail. Usually, the camos featured in the clearance section are out of season. However, some hunters will jump at the chance to save on camouflage and wear it in the woods – regardless of the season. Some hunters will even …

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Can I Use an Emergency Space Blanket for Camping?

In Bushcraft and Outdoors by Jesse Mathewson

Invented in 1964 for the space program, and used to keep Skylab from overheating these are an amazing invention. Consisting of thin sheets of plastic coated with vaporized aluminum, this was done to ensure extremely low weight with a high net benefit/ reflective nature. They are basically the same width as a human hair. Average weight between 0.5 and 5 …

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How to Build a Small Game Survival Snare For Rabbit

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by SurvivorDan Before we begin with a discussion of the construction of the most basic primitive/minimal* tension trap; a quick look at the ethics of primitive trapping. Modern trap use is legal as long as you obey the local laws, licensing, seasons, limits, etc. Primitive trapping is illegal in most places and definitely in my neck of the woods…er…desert. Exigent circumstances may …