Month: December 2017

Long Distance Hikes

it’s easy to forget that a lot of bushcraft and survival skills practiced today, recreationally or as part of a survival/preparedness strategy, were once used extensively by explorers and adventurers on long distance expeditions. These explorers had in turn learned many of those skills from first nations peoples when they realized that their style of …

Make Potable Water In An Emergency

If, during an emergency, you only have access to untreated water, in most cases your main interest should be disinfecting it—killing the germs. But if toxic chemicals are a problem, things become more complicated. For example, if you’re drawing water from a stream that’s contaminated with factory runoff, disinfection won’t get rid of the chemicals. For …