Your brain is obviously the most important tool to survival, but it is not the only tool you need. Five top survival and bushcrafting experts weigh in on their favorite tools for survival.
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There are a number of scenarios where you could find yourself having to fight for your survival. One wrong turn or a simple slip on a rock could end in disaster if you aren’t prepared before heading on an outdoor adventure. Shelter and water are at the top of these ten essential items for survival list.
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Even during the most luxurious camping trip can have tragic consequences; bad weather, accidents, bears and getting lost are quite probable during even the shortest of trips. You may think you are fully prepared, but what will happen if bears rip up your tent while you are out hiking or raccoons ransack your food? Pack along these five essential life savers to put your mind at ease.
Water is essential to our survival. Humans can typically only live three days without clean drinking water. Whether a flood or a tornado hits and your city or well water is shut-off or compromised or you find yourself in a survival situation outdoors, you need a way to procure safe, potable water. Here are 10 ways to find it.
Safe drinking water is an essential to your survival and there are different ways to get the bad stuff out of your way so you have safe water for drinking and cooking even if there is an emergency or you’re not around a good source for water.
Did you know that drinking water is just as important in winter as it is in the summer? In fact, dehydration can come along quicker in winter than summer. Further, we are less likely to reach for a cool, glass of water to regulate our temperature in the winter. Not to mention that dehydration can actually speed up hypothermia. Drinking plenty of water also helps us fight colds and other respiratory illness as well as prevent dry, chapped skin. You need to store at least three days of water for you and your family in preparation for winter storms.