A Week in the Wild: Day 7 – Stay Positive

Jun. 30, 2016 by

Ask any survival expert what the most important ingredient of any survival situation is and they’ll say Mental Attitude. Survival is more a state of mind than a skill set. Humans are incredible creatures and as long as we stay

A Week in the Wild: Day 6 – Water

Jun. 29, 2016 by

Don’t drink standing water! Don’t drink unpurified water! You’ll get sick and vomit up all the liquids inside your body then all kinds of bad stuff will happen to you, just don’t do it. But you’re thirsty, you’re dehydrated, you’re

A Week in the Wild: Day 5 – Starting a Fire

Jun. 28, 2016 by

There are many, many ways to start a fire if you don’t have a lighter or matches. Flint and steel, striker, friction methods (hand drill, bow drill, plough), lens-based methods, chemical methods, fire from batteries, and a dozen methods within

A Week in the Wild: Day 4 – Finding South by the Trees

Jun. 26, 2016 by

You’re lost, you don’t have a compass, your phone is dead so no compass app either, you know there is a town somewhere to the north where you can find food, water, shelter and a bus home. But you have