10 Must Watch Survival Movies On Netflix

Survival movies leave you on the edge of your seat, anticipation building as you cheer the main character to overcome the threat and save the day. These movies can consist of any plotline, but they all have a common theme – the main character is in a fight for his life. Common threats include war, …

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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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How To Find Water In the Wild

Finding water is a top priority in the wild. An adult can survive only a few days without water, but many weeks without food. Dehydration About 3/4 of the human body is water. Your body loses 0.5-1 gallon (2-3 liters) of water each day through sweating and urination, more if you are hot, exerting a …

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Finding Direction Without A Compass

Nature provides you with a variety of ways of finding directions. Even when a map and compass are available, knowing how to interpret the signs of nature become a great help. Finding direction in the wilderness There are several methods that you can use to determine direction including the sun, moon, stars, wind, trees and …

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Signaling For Help When Lost

Like all other survival techniques, signaling for help is a skill you should practice before you actually have to use it. If you ever find yourself lost, signaling for rescue is an option you should consider. If you do not carry a two way communication radio, cellular phone or a whistle, you mainly will have …

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Wilderness Survival food

It is essential to understand where to find survival food, even food is the least pressing wilderness survival need. With plenty of water and a comfortable resting place, most of us can live many weeks without food. However, food is important for your mental and emotional state, as well as a source of energy and …

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How To Survive In The Wilderness

An understanding of the basic concepts of how to survive in the wilderness is important if you ever find yourself in an emergency situation in the wilderness. The will to survive State of mind is an important factor in survival. Maintain a strong will to survive! From time to time, we can hear or read …

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