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Fire for Survival Part One: Materials and Ignition

Fire for Survival Part One: Materials and Ignition

This article is the first in a three-part series detailing fire in a survival situation. Don't worry, I'm not going to attempt to teach you the tedious and tiresome fire bow and drill method. A simple Google search will probably net you 25 million results on learning how to start a fire from two pieces of wood. While the technique is interesting and can prove useful, the theory behind it and the execution of it are the two most important parts of that technique.

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Keeping Survival Strategies Simple

Keeping Survival Strategies Simple

I’ve been a survivalist for a long time. Things were different when I started, back in the 1970s. More than anything, there wasn’t the survival industry that we have today. Those of us who thought in those terms had to ...

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Is Living Off The Grid Selfish?

Is Living Off The Grid Selfish?

When the managing director of an Australian power company last fall suggested that those who leave the electric grid and rely on solar power exclusively are “greedy and selfish,” a fair amount of off-the-grid enthusiasts balked. Paul Adams, managing director ...

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What is the Best Firesteel?

What is the Best Firesteel?

April 11th, 2016 Video courtesy of Black Scout Survival New Book Reveals the Little Known Secrets of How To Maintain An Extremely Low Profile In An Age Of Hackers, Snoops, Data Miners, Corrupt Bureaucrats and Surveillance Grid Profilers.   Previous Video

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How Would You Handle Life With No Electricity?

How Would You Handle Life With No Electricity?

April 4th, 2016 Video courtesy of Seeker Stories Although 600 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, Seeker Stories met 3 inspiring Tanzanians who found unique ways to hack the energy crisis. New Book Reveals the Little Known Secrets of ...

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