How to Find or Build a Survival Shelter

Building a survival shelter is an absolute priority, if you face a survival situation in harsh or unpredictable weather. A good shelter must protect you from the elements and be comfortable enough for resting and sleeping. Most people cannot survive unprotected from rough weather for more than a few hours. If possible choose ground: that …

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How to Predict the likely Weather Outcome

When you are on your wilderness trip, some basic knowledge about how to predict weather will help you to take appropriate action for not getting into trouble and risk your safety. Air pressure Changing weather means changing air pressure. Decreasing air pressure indicates the approach of a low pressure area, which often brings clouds and …

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Basic Wilderness First Aid

It’s essential that you have some basic principles of wilderness first aid and know how to apply them, even under stress. Even knowing how to treat minor injuries can make a difference in a emergency situation. You can treat minor injuries and keep serious casualties stable until further help is available. Although there are innumerable …

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