Survival

How to Make a Fire in the Wild with Sticks

How to Start a Fire with Sticks

Primal man survived the dangers of the wild and built civilization using fire. Today we have access to many things you can use to build a fire. Matches and lighters are nice and easy. If you don’t have those, there are still many methods you can use, from flint and steel …

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How to Start a Fire without Matches

How Start a Fire Without Matches (or a Lighter)

You’re out in the woods but you just discovered that your waterproof matches may be resistant to rain, but that flash flood still carried them away. Welp. Or perhaps your little sister used the last of your lighter fluid without telling you. You prepared as you should, but circumstances beyond …

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How to Preserve Meat in the Wild

How to Preserve Meat in the Wild

So, you’re out in the woods, and you’re hungry. But you came prepared. Whether it’s with a rifle or a spear, you’ve taken down a deer. You’ve made a fire, cooked some ribs, and had your fill, but there’s an awful lot of deer meat left over. What do you …

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