Survival Skills

Critical Survival Skills To Keep You Alive In An Emergency

 

Bushcraft Chairs for Comfortable Camping

While out in the woods, it would be nice to be able to make bushcraft chairs for your own comfort by just using materials from your surroundings. Here’s how you can do that. How to DIY Bushcraft Chairs It’s hard to discount a good chair at the camp. The...

The Essential Lashing Skill: The Square Lash

Any Boy Scout at one point or another learned lashings.  One of the most useful lashings for you to always know how to do is the Square Lash.  Square lashing can be used to build beds, chairs, ladders, towers and many other things. It’s a strong lash...

Out of Rope? Make Your Own Cordage

Rope is one of those survival items that is truly indispensable. It can make traps, shelters, packs, hammocks, gill nets, and so much more. There’s probably nothing else more essential to have in your bugout bag. There are times though when you may want to opt...

Bushcraft Chairs for Comfortable Camping

While out in the woods, it would be nice to be able to make bushcraft chairs for your own comfort by just using materials from your surroundings. Here’s how you can do that. How to DIY Bushcraft Chairs It’s hard to discount a good chair at the camp. The...

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The Essential Lashing Skill: The Square Lash

Any Boy Scout at one point or another learned lashings.  One of the most useful lashings for you to always know how to do is the Square Lash.  Square lashing can be used to build beds, chairs, ladders, towers and many other things. It’s a strong lash...

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Out of Rope? Make Your Own Cordage

Rope is one of those survival items that is truly indispensable. It can make traps, shelters, packs, hammocks, gill nets, and so much more. There’s probably nothing else more essential to have in your bugout bag. There are times though when you may want to opt...

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How To Prepare For and Evacuate From A Wildfire

Do you live in an area where wildfires are common? Wildfires can get out of hand pretty quickly, so you must prepare ahead. Here’s how to evacuate if you live near a fire. Evacuating If You Live Near a Fire-Prone Area Since the beginning of 2020, wildfires have...

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The Buck 110 Folder Review and History

When we hear the term “survival knife,” we most often think of a large fixed blade of some type and not a folding pocket knife. Yet, the Buck 110 Folding Hunter may make you change that way of thinking. The Buck 110 was a familiar sight for many years....

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Survival Foods: Eating Bugs, Insects, and Related Recipes

How do you feel about eating bugs and insects? When your life depends on it, you will not have a choice. Perhaps, you can make it a better experience with the recipes we have here. Eating Bugs and Insects for Survival Isn’t So Bad If you find yourself stuck in...

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Secrets of Traditional Knowledge

Look outside your window. What do you see? Are you staring into the windows of a 50-story high-rise apartment building? Are you looking at your neighbor’s suburban, perfectly manicured front lawn? Or perhaps you live more intimately with nature, deep in the...

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City-Specific Survival Resources When SHTF

Many of the survival resources we are going to discuss in this article should only be taken advantage of in a total collapse situation. You should only use these items if they are your last resort for survival. We are not advocating the destruction or theft of any...

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Pain Management

Did you ever think that Sigmund Freud would be found in the pages of RECOIL OFFGRID? Freud is often cited as the originator of the pleasure/pain principle. This principle suggests that we’re born into pleasure and avoid pain at all costs. The problem is that we...

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Impromptu Weapon: The Throwing Stick

What is a throwing stick and how can you use this as a weapon? Learn more about this impromptu weapon here! How the Throwing Stick Becomes Your Weapon A throwing stick is a simple but versatile tool that dates back centuries. They were used by the ancient Egyptians...

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Tripod Lashing And Its Uses In Survival

What is tripod lashing? And how can it help you in survival situations? Improve your bushcraft skill by reading our tips below. How to Use Tripod Lashing for Survival Bushcraft is a collection of wilderness survival skills that have been learned, used, and practiced...

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Vertx Gamut 2.0 Loadout: The Office Escape Bag

Unless you’re one of the fortunate few who gets to work from home every day, you probably work in an office, out in the field, or at some other remote location. I work approximately 14 miles from my house, and am lucky that between myself and home is my...

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DIY Shelter: How To Make A Teepee

Sure, underground bunkers and dugout shelters are a great thing to have when you need a survival shelter. However, if you don’t have access to one, you can learn how to make a teepee instead. Read below for tips on how to do that. How to Make a Teepee for...

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How To Become The Gray Man And Blend In Perfectly

Some people may want to stand out when it comes to their fashion sense. However, when there are dangerous protests or mass gathering, you’d want to blend in easily. Here’s how to become the Gray Man and do just that. Becoming the Gray Man For many years, I...

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How To Read The Weather And Make Your Own Forecasts

What if you don’t have any tools or perhaps, you lost them and you’re out in the sea or woods, how can you read the weather? Here are some ways you can make your own forecasts. Read the Weather Without Using Tools We’ve gotten used to the nightly...

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Survival Food: How To Live An MRE Life

Are you ready to live an MRE life if you absolutely have to? Here’s what you need to know about MREs. Everything  to Know About MRE The Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) was created by the United States Department of Defense in 1981 to replace canned MCI (Meal,...

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Threat Perception

We don’t need to extol the value of everyday preparedness — if you’re reading this article, you already know its importance. But being prepared without looking prepared is a much more daunting task, and requires a conscious decision to blend into the...

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How to Make Primitive Stone Tools

Knives are one of the staple tools any decently prepared person will keep with them at all times. You don’t have to be a Prepper or a Survivalist to understand the value of a knife in everyday life, and clip one to your waistband before you leave the house...

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Theresa Flores: Surviving Human Trafficking

The public is often led to believe that human trafficking only happens in other countries. Theresa Flores is living proof that it’s been happening in the United States for a long time. It’s often linked to some very sinister people in positions of power,...

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