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Bartering In Tough Times

Bartering In Tough Times

“The end of the world as we know it,” or TEOTWAWKI for short, can take many forms, but there is a good chance that whatever brings it on will be accompanied by monetary problems. Our currency may become devalued or ...

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How To Survive An Animal Attack

How To Survive An Animal Attack

Occasionally you cannot avoid an aggressive encounter with an animal in the wild (or in the neighborhood or backyard), so here’s what you need to do if you are faced with these situations. Bears Staying still, appearing large, and making ...

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The Single Most Overlooked Survival Technique

The Single Most Overlooked Survival Technique

Separating fact from fiction in order to make an appropriate choice during a stressful situation is incredibly important.  Situational awareness can be the key component in the decision-making process, and makes it (the stressful situation) infinitely easier to deal with. ...

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Mountaineering Tips and Techniques

Mountaineering Tips and Techniques

Mountaineering in the remote wilderness requires almost complete self-reliance. There is no backup plan. Everything a mountaineer does will have a direct and dramatic impact on comfort, success, and the end result: whether they get home safely or not. Subjecting ...

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Edible Plants, Part 4

Edible Plants, Part 4

In an extended survival scenario, food will become a primary concern; however, plants can be used more than just food. This article talks about a potentially more pressing concern in a survival situation: medicine.  Medicinally, wild plants can be helpful ...

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Edible Plants, Part 2: What NOT to Eat

Edible Plants, Part 2: What NOT to Eat

Please read this series of articles together to make sense of the logic and information contained within it.  The premise article (Part 1) is an important introduction that explains the reasoning for the inclusion of food sources in an extreme ...

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Edible Plants, Part 1

Edible Plants, Part 1

In the wild, the ability to trap, hunt, or fish with the items you have with you is an excellent tool to have in your belt, but in the most extreme situations, by chance or by (inadvertent) choice, you may ...

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Extreme Survival Knives

Extreme Survival Knives

You could argue till you’re blue in the face about who makes the best survival knife, but as cliché as it sounds, the best survival knife is the one you’ve got with you when “normal” all of a sudden becomes ...

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