Outdoor Survival Skills
More Important: Fire or Food?

You’re stranded outside for a week, it’s below freezing with snow and ice everywhere. Which of these survival skills outdoors is more important:

1. Knowing how to start and keep a fire going

2. Knowing how and what to eat


Sturdy Cheap Cot for Outdoor Survival Skills

Just picked up a great new cot yesterday at Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Field and Stream Oversized Cot.

It was only 70 bucks and has held up well after one night.

It’s rated for 325 pounds, but the reviews say it can safely handle a lot less, so I’m hoping I’ll be fine at 180 pounds.

We’ll see if I wake up on the floor one morning!

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Watch how to use a survival blanket for shelter and warmth

Today’s outdoor survival skills tip shows how you can use a very thin and portable survival blanket for both shelter and warmth:

Great list of 56 specific foods you need to survive

Outdoor survival skills are great to have, but you also need food to survive, and in between catching your own wild game, having any of these 56 well-suited snacks, meals, and drinks can really come in handy:


Wilderness Survival Guide - Do you know how to treat these 4 injuries?

Injury and adventure often go hand-in-hand, especially when you’re dealing with Mother Nature.

Knowing what to do in an emergency could mean the difference between life and death.

In today’s basic wilderness survival guide, you’ll learn how to deal with 4 common, but potentially deadly, events, including snake bites, fractures, and…

How to Make Fire Video - Number 1 Survival Skill

Arguably, one of the most important outdoor survival skills is how to make fire, because of how vital and useful it is to your survival.

Fire provides warmth, light, cooked food, and more.

It’s no surprise then that this is one of the first things you should learn how to do, and many people need to learn, or at least a refresher:

Your favorite Survivalist?

If you had to pick one, who is your favorite survivalist?

They can be dead or alive, explorers, Survivor contestants, anyone who employs survival skills on a regular basis…