Survival

This is our survival section, covering all aspects of surviving the outdoors and in potentially dangerous situations. We know the importance of survival and have reviewed survival kits, created how to guides on how to survive in natural disasters.

Survival

How to Live Without Electricity

Most people in the United States have never lived without power. Indeed, in a world powered by electricity, it can be hard to contemplate a world without it. Yet, such reluctance can leave people woefully underprepared in emergencies, such as a power outage. In fact, the rising issue of climate change is making adverse weather …...

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Best Survival Activity for Kids

A vital part of any outdoor or survival situation is ensuring you know the right skills needed to flourish. As parents or teachers, we want to ensure our kids have the knowledge needed to thrive in difficult situations. It can however be extremely difficult to keep a child’s attention whilst offering them valuable lessons. Making...

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How to Survive a Blizzard in the Wilderness

When planning a trip into the snowy unknown you may be wondering how best to ensure your survival in case of a blizzard. As with any good wilderness trek, the best method of survival is to plan carefully and make sure you are familiar with different survival methods and tips. But what exactly should you …...

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How to Build a Generator

If the power suddenly went off in your house, what would you do? Well, you’d probably go and investigate the fuse box, or see if your neighbours are having the same problem. After that, you’d just have to wait for someone to come and do some repairs. However, imagine if you had a back up …...

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How to Build a Log Cabin

Building your own log cabin may seem like a huge feat but with the right tools and guidelines, it’s a challenge worth trying! In fact, you can save a considerable amount of money and have the long-term satisfaction of knowing you build an awesome log home from scratch. For those that are considering building a …...

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How to Build a Clay Pot Heater

Did you know it’s possible to heat an entire room, with a few plant pots, bolts and a couple of tea lights? As winter is coming round again, you need to have some back up heaters ready for those cold and long nights, when your radiators aren’t working, and your house is slowly becoming uninhabitable. …...

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How to Dig a Well

If you want to be the ultimate survivalist and be prepared for anything, digging a water well is the way to go. I think we can agree that water is probably the most important thing you’ll need in a survival situation. As humans, we can only live without water for three days, so it’s vital …...

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How to Read a Compass

We’ve all been in a situation at least once in our lives where we will need a compass. Whether that is for hiking, walking, or any other kind of other excursion you might find yourself on – it is incredibly important as a general life skill to know how to read a compass. With today’s …...

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The Best Survival eBooks in 2020

“Knowledge is power” right? Well by arming yourself with a ton of the best survival books, you’ll be the most knowledgeable survivalist in the land. Ok, a bit dramatic but you get my meaning. So, you’re heading out into the wilderness and you want to be prepared, wise move! Unfortunately, we’re not all US marines, …...

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Survival, Tactical Gear

The Best Survival Compass in 2020

Whether you’re a casual camper, or enjoy long hikes through the wilderness, you don’t want to be stuck with a compass you can’t operate. In a survival situation, having a compass you can rely on is especially important – no one wants to realise they’ve been headed in the wrong direction for hours. The best...

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