Filtering Water Using Cloth

Filtering Water with Cloth

Water is the single most important thing for a person in a survival situation. Humans simply can’t survive more than 3-5 days without water. In a survival situation where you will be very active searching for food and water, building shelter, and looking for a way to safety, this can quickly become much less than … Read more

How to Purify Water with Sunlight

Water in a Plastic Bottle

Water is the single most important thing a person needs in a survival situation. Without water a person can only survive 3-5 days. However, it’s extremely important that the water consumed is not contaminated. Contaminated water can lead to several illnesses such as typhoid fever, dysentery, diarrhea, and many more. In a survival situation, these … Read more

How to Make a Paracord Jig

Paracord Jig

This tutorial will show you how to make a paracord jig, a helpful tool for making paracord bracelets. There are a few limitations to this jig. This particular jig adjusts by moving the location of the anchor points in the wood rather than sliding the wood. But considering this was made in less than 5 … Read more

Basic Paracord Survival Bracelet Instructions

Paracord Bracelet Cobra

This simple tutorial will provide instructions to make a paracord survival bracelet.  The pattern we will be using is typically called the “cobra weave”, “cobra braid”, or “cobra stitch”.  This is an extremely popular pattern as its very easy to work with and can pack about 1 foot of paracord into about 1 inch of weave. … Read more

What Is the Best Way to Purify Water?

people drinking water

Most people know that 75% of our bodies consist of water. Most people know that drinking water is vitally important to life. And most people know how and where to find clean, purified water. But what if you don’t have access to clean water? What if you live in a place where clean water isn’t … Read more

Hardtack – The Ultimate Survival Food

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What Is Hardtack? Hardtack is essentially a hard cracker that is made from flour, salt, and water. It came about several centuries ago when proper food storage was scarce and the more durable a food was, the better. Even though it’s been around since the days of Egyptian Pharaohs, it’s more well known for its … Read more