Here, you'll find all you need to know about survival skills, from outdoor survival basics to advanced survival scenarios.
How to Survive an Aggressive Cow Attack
Friday, January 10, 2014
In order to keep from being gored, trampled, or kicked by cows, here are a few things you can do to survive an encounter with an aggressive cow.
How to Choose a Flood-Safe Campsite
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Survival in the outdoors involves choosing safe campsites, so follow these tips to camp in an area free from flood danger.
The Compass: Basic and Advanced Features
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Use this overview of basic and advanced features to choose a compass--an essential piece of survival gear--that best fits your needs.
The Barometric Altimeter: Survival Uses and Types
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Know how to use a barometric altimeter, which senses changes in air pressure and can be used to offer important information about elevation and location.
How to Make a Pine Pitch Torch
Thursday, October 17, 2013
When you need a natural light source, use pine pitch as a fuel to illuminate your surroundings.
Survival Gear Overview: The SPOT Gen3™ Satellite Messenger
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
When you need assistance in a survival situation, the new SPOT Gen3 can relay your message from areas that extend beyond cell phone range.
How to Cross a Tyrolean Traverse
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Follow these steps to cross a Tyrolean traverse, a fixed line that aids hikers when crossing raging rivers and other challenging terrain.
Preventing and Surviving Anaphylactic Reactions in the Outdoors
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Know how to handle anaphylaxis in an outdoor setting, as a severe allergic reaction can be even more problematic for the person affected and for those in your group.
Complete Survival Basics for Under $100
Monday, October 07, 2013
Use this gear guide to select basic survival gear including a fire starter, knife, emergency shelter, and first-aid kit, all for under $100.
How to Use a Signal Mirror for Wilderness Rescue
Friday, September 27, 2013
Using a signal mirror or an improvised signaling device requires knowledge and practice, but it’s a skill that can save your life in an emergency.