We are very sad to have to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of a great man, Ron Hood on June 22, 2011.
Nearly two-thirds of the 1930's Dust Bowl inhabitants hunkered down and lived through a time when there was "no food from the land, no jobs during the Depression, no money from taxpayers.
There is a dark side to “survivalism” that nobody ever talks about. I’ve never seen it in print. I’ve never seen anyone even discuss it over a campfire.
Some of us know it’s there, if we’ve been around long enough, or if we’ve already paid the price for “living the life” ...
In this Survival Topic I will show you how the boresighting of the rifle and scope was done. It’s quick, easy, and requires no expensive tools or special setup.
Starting a fire with flint and steel (the steel is also known as a “firesteel”) brings to mind the image of self-sufficient mountain men in the wilderness.
But how does flint and steel work? More specifically, what causes the sparks when you strike a piece of flint with steel? The answer may surprise you!
A little known survival aid related to wilderness fire making skills is the Dakota Fire Hole, also known as the Dakota Fire Pit. This handy device is easy to construct and has marked advantages over other types of camp fire constructs.
Once you make a Dakota fire hole and try it out, you may choose to use this method for outdoor fires on a regular basis.
This guide from SurvivalTopics.com will show you how to quickly build an emergency survival shelter for cold weather survival. Using this method you can survive extreme cold conditions - even if you have a minimum of warm clothing and supplies.
Ever eat a tree? Survival Topics will show you how.
Where others starve, expert survivors find food; often in plentiful supply from sources few people know about. To survive where others fail you need the drive to observe and learn, the willingness to try new things, and the ability to drop all preconceived food prejudices.
Using wood ashes as a cleaning agent makes alot of sense: they are readily available, free, and relatively safe for the environment when compared to many types of soap.
In this Survival Topic we will cover this very handy method for the outdoorsman to clean his dirty dishes.
Bannock has been a staple food of wilderness explorers, prospectors, soldiers, and trappers for centuries.
Portable, nutritious, tasty and easy to make while surviving in the outdoors, bannocks legendary reputation continues as one of the best survival foods you can bring into the wilderness.