Editor's note: The following excerpt was taken from FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape, an Army field manual published in 1968.
While it might not seem like the most obvious connection for many hunters, knowing how to find and purify drinking water in the wilderness is an important skill.
It's a common trope in classic Westerns. A posse is rounded up to find some bad guys who've headed out into the desert to hide.
When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day.
You're in the woods with some friends and realize neither of you packed enough food, what's your first instinct?
Whether you're trying to survive in the frigid wilderness or you're camping out in the winter for fun, building a quinzee is a great option for creating a shelter from the elements.
Bad weather, slippery roads, snow and ice, car wrecks, even avalanches.
"It is hard to over-value the powers of the clever tracker. To him the trail of each animal is not a mere series of similar footprints; it is an accurate account of the creature's life, habit, changing whims, and emotions during the portion of li
Knowing how to start a fire is one thing; knowing how to do it in the rain is a whole other. Whether you're a frequent camper, or an avid hiker, it's an important skill to have.
So you're stranded in the wilderness. You consumed the last nub of your Clif Bar two days ago, and now you're feeling famished.
An up-close video shows a diver's frightening encounter with a shark just off the Santa Barbara coast.
One of the best ways to test your survival skills is to spend some time outdoors, without electricity, running water, and flushable toilets.
How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter
Welcome back to the Art of Manliness Land Navigation Manual. In Part I, we covered how to properly use a compass, how to shoot your bearings, and the best map for navigating: the topo map.