Outdoor Survival Skills Articles

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Emergency Survival Kits Save Lives

Emergency survival kits are an excellent tool for protecting your family during an emergency. Having one on hand, gives a feeling of security or peace of mind. Many people keep more than one on hand. For example, keep one in your home and one in your car. In fact, keeping one in your car should be mandatory especially if you ...

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Skills During Disaster

We live in an uncertain world. Tsunami’s in Japan, earthquakes in New Zealand, bombings in England and the US, shootings in Norway. Increasingly, people are becoming aware of how vulnerable they are. Many times it’s using your survival skills during a disaster that pulls you through. So what are these skills and how can you obtain them? Firstly it’s essential ...

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Learn Survival Skills to Prepare for the Unexpected

We have to face many unexpected situations and circumstances in our life and people do not know how to cope up with these situations. It is definitely difficult to predict the difficulty that is coming towards us. However, we can always be prepared to face the unforeseen circumstances. These circumstances can be natural disasters like earthquakes or tsunami that are ...

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Basic Survival Skills

The more skills you learn, the more self reliant you are and the higher your chances for survival become. Here we are going to talk about some basic survival skills and teach you how to best utilize them to protect yourself and your loved ones when disaster strikes. When you are out on your own without the safety net of ...

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Urban Survival Skills

Survival situations can occur just about anywhere. Contrary to what most of us think, survival is not limited to getting through rough outdoor situations. You can be stranded a thousand miles from civilization in the most hostile desert, left floundering in the open sea, or simply just struggling to survive in your own attic, and the only thing that is ...

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Safety and Survival at Sea

Your ability to survive at sea depends on a range of factors which make all the difference. You must absolutely know how to use safety equipment and where it is kept onboard. As well as this, you need to have the appropriate survival skills and, just as importantly, the ability to apply them in the event of an emergency. Man ...

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Test Your Survival Skills by Backpacking

How fit are you? How many survival skills do you have? What do you really need to survive in reasonable comfort? These questions can be answered by going on a backpacking outing. Man’s natural instinct is to survive. The basics for survival are the same for everyone. However, minimum requirements are not necessarily comfortable. The real question is how much ...

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Pilot Safety survival skills

Not every low hour pilot is unsafe, this is a common myth. And not every high-time pilot is automatically a safer or better pilot. The other day I was discussing this with a low-hour pilot and he explained to me how he went out of his way to be safe, and that it was more about attitude than hours. Indeed, ...

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Survival Skills Training 101

Survival skills training is becoming more and more important as our world becomes more dangerous. Even the most basic survival skills can mean the difference between life and death in several situations. You’ll never stop learning new ways to survive, because potential threats are endless, but the more you know, the better your chances for safety and security. To get ...

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Wilderness Survival Skills

You don’t have to be a contestant on the “Survivor” television program to learn wilderness survival skills. This information was second nature to our ancestors many generations back, but in today’s high-tech world, we have grown out of touch with nature and unaware of how to provide such basic needs as food, water and shelter. But, with modern conveniences at ...

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