Prep Blog Review: Let’s Go Wild And Test Our Skills

Did you take any advantage of the summer days and tested your wilderness survival skills? Hunting, hiking, reading nature’s signs, building shelters and learning how to start a fire – they are all perfect to prepare you and sharpen your survival skills and senses.

These guys did the same, and came back from the wild to share their stories.

We checked their survival blogs or websites and found some interesting stuff you might like. Keep reading to see what’s all about!

Safety in the Wild: The Ultimate Survival Shelter Guide

Shelter isn’t just a matter of comfort, exposure can be just as dangerous as dehydration if you’re lost away from civilization. In extreme climates, your life expectancy can become hours to minutes, even if things were going fine before a sudden turn in the weather.

Of course, there’s less serious reasons to learn to build a decent shelter as well. Even if you’re just on a day hike it might be convenient to hunker down for a couple of hours if a storm blows in, or if you’re hunting in the desert you might just need some shade to rest for a while.”

Read more on Deer Hunting Field.

Finding your way home; will you make it?

“Hello my friend and welcome back!  Many people have to travel out-of-town for work, and with modern-day electronic gadgets, it’s pretty easy.

But what if those gadgets suddenly didn’t work, would you know how to get home in a SHTF situation?  This is the subject of today’s post, so grab a cup of coffee and have a seat while we visit.”

Read more on American Preppers Online.

How to Stay Sane When You’re All Alone in a Survival Situation

“When most people imagine various survival scenarios that they could find themselves in, many of those scenarios include isolation.

That’s not surprising, considering that many of the survival stories we hear about in the media, involve people who escaped the hazards of the wilderness all by themselves. Those stories are often the most harrowing and interesting.

Read more on Ready Nutrition.

A Tenderfoot’s Guide to Chopping Firewood at Camp

“Not much has more appeal to a young camper than having the opportunity to use an ax. The lure is irresistible. Yet, ax lore is rarely passed down to our younger generation.

The following is a common sense guide which will help a tenderfoot, young or old, learn to safely use an ax for the most basic camp chore – chopping firewood.

Keep in mind that “safe” is a relative term. There are risks inherit when an ax is moving, or, even when idle.”

Read more on The Survival Sherpa.

About the Bugging Out to the Forest Scenario…

How many times have you heard someone say, “When the SHTF I am just going to bugout to the woods,” and think that such a “plan” is a simple and feasible idea? I have shaken my head in disbelief copious amounts of time when hearing a “kinda” prepper, utter such a phrase.”.

Read more on Survival Sullivan.

This article has been written by John Gilmore for Survivopedia.

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