Today we continue our discussion of traditional firestarting with a primer on making fire from friction.
There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one.
Back in 2009, Utah-based company Klymit came up with a wild idea for cold-weather clothing: replace traditional insulation with gas.
If I had to choose one tool or piece of gear for survival, a knife would be on the top of my list.
The disease is the same one that wiped out an estimated 60percent of Europe's population in the last millennium and barely left enough people alive to bury the dead.
Well, here's some encouragement!
I wanted to address a few common misconceptions that I think some people have with how they plan to address a SHTF event in their lives.
This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival - this would also make a good bug out bag packing list, with a few modifications…
Salve making is an important skill now, and it will become an even more important skill after SHTF.
A "bug out situation" is the phrase used to describe a survival scenario which makes staying at home more dangerous than leaving.
A handy manual to prepare you for life's misadventures.
Is your body fit to function in troubled times? Good times? Events are happening with increasing regularity that are steering us to hard times.
Being a Modern Mountain man I have traveled all over and have had some very unique experiences in my lifetime. I snared a wild pig in Hawaii, trapped arctic blue fox in Alaska, trapped monster sized mink in North Dakota, and had some hair rising Spri
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I would like to start off by telling you about something that happened to me at a fairly young age. What I experienced made me look carefully at how truly exposed and vulnerable I was.
Utilize your Possum Mentality and make your own stuff. At the end of the day, your ingenuity will be rewarded with one-of-a-kind handcrafted items that will cause your haversack to swell with pride.
The best way to survive a lightning strike is to avoid being outdoors in the first place. Use the 30/30 Rule: If, after seeing lightning, you can’t count to 30 before hearing thunder, get inside a building or car. Don’t go outside until 30 minutes af
Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.
Last week we talked about the many survival uses of the tampon. But unless he specifically packed one in a bag or car, a man’s unlikely to have one on him in a pinch. So today we’re going to explore the survival uses of an everyday item you’re much m