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Basics Of Using A Map Compass

Another skill we should discuss (which I have neglected to) is navigation. What good is going anywhere and not knowing your way around the land? Could you find yourself in a situation where you have gotten turned around and you are completely lost? Absolutely! This happens quite often and I know you don’t want to become a statistic. So let’s take a look at what you should have and know. First and foremost, a good basic map compass, such as the one here. Notice I said basic. If you do not have the experience with using one you may not...

Cold Weather Survival: How To Build A Heat Reflector

You are lost in the woods and the temperature is quickly dropping. We already know that building a fire is priority, but a conventional campfire only provides so much heat. What about building a heat source that can be more focused on one area?

Kids Wilderness Survival

I know some folks like to spend more time in the woods when the weather is cooler and they bring their children along as well. We don’t touch on survival tips for children as much as we should, so here is some insight on what you can do to help educate your children in this area. Don’t let them end up like Hansel and Gretel.