If you think about it, a Homesteader has accomplished most, if not all, survival skills and uses some of them daily. Especially if the Homestead is off grid. Some survival skills are easy and just good to know. Some skills are difficult and take many years to master. You would do yourself good to list out a number of survival skills you may think are important in your life and spend some time mastering them. How about 7 survival skills? Top 7 survival skills for the Homesteader... … [Read more...] about Top 7 survival skills for the Homesteader
The Native American tribes lived in harmony with the land. Entire tribal nations were established and people lived within their culture. Their skills and traditions were very important to their existence but we can still learn much from how they lived. The Native Americans knew how to survive. Every day they had to survive the elements, source food and water, hunt and protect themselves. Their skills are valuable but much of their tradition has been lost. There are a number of skills that … [Read more...] about 7 lost Native American survival skills
Alaska is a very large state and there are less than 1 million residents. You could go for months without ever seeing anyone. Alaska has its weather conditions that most people consider; like how much does it snow and how cold does it get? The land of Alaska is so large that there are many different types of weather conditions and terrain. Most of it is hospitable, some of it isn't. If you had the opportunity, you might consider living in Alaska, but there are some things you should know about … [Read more...] about Would you live in Alaska as a survival relocation?
Are you prepared? Do you have the 5 basic items covered? Once you have the basic things then you can add to the list. If disaster strikes, and it will whether it's flood, fire, snow, or some human-derived disaster, you want to at least cover the basics. When you look at what you may need for a short-term emergency it may not seem like much but if you plan and prepare now it will be easier than trying to gather items when the emergency is in affect. Here are the 5 basics to prepare... … [Read more...] about The 5 basics to prepare now
When you are preparing for the next catastrophe you must keep two things in mind: Imminent threat of danger. Severity of the danger. A good planning tool is to rank each on a number scale; 1 as very low, 10 as highly likely. If you live near the mountains, a forest fire in the summer time may have an imminent threat of 6 and if you don't prepare, the severity may be 10. Ranking imminent threat of danger and the severity of catastrophe will help you plan. If you don't think … [Read more...] about Why your survival plan may be doomed
Her survival skills allowed her to find a way out. The airplane crashed into the Cascade mountains. She left the two bodies in the airplane and hiked through some of the most dense areas in the mountains. She found a stream and followed it to a road, hitchhiked to a country store, and got help. Some say she should have remained at the wreck site. As of this date, rescuers have still not found the airplane. … [Read more...] about 16 year old girl survives airplane crash walks 2 days in the wilderness
It's going to happen that you're out away from civilization and you're going to get caught in a blizzard. What should you do? You have the best chance of survival if you remain in your vehicle. Now, since you're not going anywhere, you're going to have to use the things that you had earlier purposely put in your vehicle. It's time to see how well prepared you are. Click the link below to see How To Survive A Blizzard In Your Vehicle... How To Survive A Blizzard In Your Vehicle … [Read more...] about How To Survive A Blizzard In Your Vehicle