October 17, 2020

Should you use gloves or mittens?

You often see people that spend a great deal of time outside wearing mittens.  Despite the cool factor that gloves with five fingers give us these […]
October 17, 2020

When to eat snow in a survival situation

One of the most often repeated statements about survival is that you should never eat snow because it lowers your body temperature.  This is certainly true. […]
October 17, 2020

Self-Reliance Illustrated Giveaway

We have some good news and some bad new with this week’s giveaway.  A really good magazine that has been serving the self-reliance community for quite […]
October 17, 2020

How to get your spouse in the outdoors

Whether you are wanting to go hunting and trapping, practice survival skills, hiking, or just good general  outdoor enjoyment you may want your significant other to […]
October 17, 2020

Where to find small birds in the wild for food

Our primary objective for the these blog pieces and videos is to pass on survival knowledge.  Many of them will easily duplicate for simple good outdoor […]
October 17, 2020

How to use a beech tree for wilderness survival

We recently did a video and blog piece on a hickory tree and it uses, which prompted one of our followers to ask us about beech […]
October 17, 2020

A great place to find wildlife for trapping or observation

If you are reading this blog piece or watching the associated video you have probably done your fair share of searching on trapping setups.  A quick […]
October 17, 2020

Must-have items for a survival fishing kit

There has been a huge oversight on my part because this is my first blog post on fishing kit items.  I have made some posts about […]
October 17, 2020

Carrying Concealed When Conditions are Wet

I know I sound like a broken record on this but survival and prepping events do not typically occur during springtime, when the birds are singing, […]