Basic Survival Skills
Can you build a fire, pitch a tent or properly hang a bear bag?
During a disaster situation there is a chance you might have to withstand the elements and live outside of your comfort zone for an extended period of time.
Why not make this another comfort zone?
Educating yourself in basic survival skills is imperative for battling unexpected disasters that could destroy your home, extinguish your power or leave you searching for a safe place.
Simple techniques can be learned to ensure that you and your loved ones remain safe, regardless of the situation.
These skills include building fires for warmth and cooking food, building a primitive shelter in the event that you don’t have a house or tent, tracking so you can find food, water or safety and even simple camping skills like pitching a tent or securing your food so animals can’t retrieve it.
Survival skills are techniques a person may use in a life threatening situations (e.g. natural disasters) to save themselves their loved ones or even their neighbors. These techniques are meant to provide basic human necessities required for sustaining life such as: water, food, shelter, habitat, the ability to think straight, to signal for help, to navigate safely, to avoid unpleasant interactions with animals and plants, and cure any threatening injuries. Survival skills are often basic ideas and abilities that ancient humans have used for thousands of years. Hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, trapping and many other outdoor activities all require basic wilderness survival skills to handle an emergency situation. Bushcraft and primitive living are most often self-implemented, but require many of the same skills. The best part about sharpen these skills is that they build family values and provide you and your children with memories the will last a life time; better then that they are the least expensive way to give yourself a peace of mind& prepare for whatever may come.