Category Archive: Top Ten Wilderness Skills

Top 10 Skills – Building a Shelter

Top Ten Survival Skills #1 – Build a Survival Shelter Every survival scenario is different, however, in almost any survival or emergency situation, that is assuming you are not injured or incapacitated, you WILL need to fend for yourself. In the wilderness you could be exposed to hypothermia, heat stroke and exposure to the elements …

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Top 10 Skills – Finding Food

 Top Ten Wilderness Survival Skills #2 Finding your Food The wilderness, the woodland and even your back garden are potential sources of food for you to eat and survive. Finding food to eat in the wild is going to involve various methods of hunting, trapping, snaring and fishing – it is the only way to …

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Top 10 Skills – How to find Water

  Top Ten Survival Skills #3 How To Find Water  Being stranded, anywhere, without water can be a life or death situation. In the wilderness it is very important to know how to find water, fast. Water is absolutely essential for your survival – if you are unable to find any water you will barely last …

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Top 10 Skills – How to make Fire

 Top Ten Wilderness Survival Skills # How to make Fire Learning how to make fire is absolutely essential in any wilderness survival situation – if you cannot make a fire your chances of a longer term survival are substantially decreased. Fire is natures TV – you need to know several ways to make yourself a …

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Top 10 SKills – Waste Management and Personal Hygiene

 Top Ten Survival Skills  #5 Personal Hygiene and Sanitation In modern life your personal hygiene needs are fully catered for when you simply step into your shower and have fresh, hot water, immediately, in the same way as is all your waste management needs are catered for immediately. But what happens in a survival or disaster situation …

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Top 10 Skills – First Aid

 Top Ten Survival Skills #6 Wilderness First Aid    Assessing your personal medical requirements will require a Wilderness First Aid Kit that is suitable for yourself and any other members of your hiking team. There are a lot of variables to consider, including the risk of potential death if the emergency first aid kit does …

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Top 10 Skills – Personal Protection

  Top Ten Survival Skills #7 Personal Protection    Regardless of the particular survival situation, or emergency scenario, there are times when you have to consider your own personal protection and how to defend yourself and your supplies. By now you have made shelter and have the provisions to live and survive in the wilderness – …

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Top 10 Skills – Grow Your Own Food

 Top Ten Survival Skills #8 Grow Your Own Food  Long term subsistence in the wilderness will require learning how to grow your own food in order to supplement the food you catch. A long term growing plan is essential, as is the knowledge of exactly how to grow your own food in the first place.! …

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Top 10 Skills – Food Stores and Preserving food

 Top Ten Survival Skills #9 Food stores & Preserving Food  Your daily chores for wilderness survival will include hunting, trapping and snaring your food. Once you have enough food you will need to think about your Food Stores and also Preserving Food to eat later. In a disaster or long term survival situation storing food …

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Top 10 Skills – Communication and Signalling

 Top Ten Survival Skills #10 Signalling & Communication     You can communicate and signal between two people in the wilderness quite easily in fact, sometimes silent communication and signalling are the best method, especially when stalking game. In a disaster or survival situation it may be very necessary to operate below the radar, and keep …

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