Category: Survival Skills

How To Refuse a U.S. Immigration Checkpoint In Just Under 2 Minutes

DHS agents have recently set up constitutionally-questionable “security checkpoints” up to 100 miles inside U.S. territory. If you should drive into one of these roadblocks, you are not required to answer the agent’s questions (usually starting with “Are you a United States citizen?”). Nor are you required to consent to any searches. Some people will say that this man is a trouble maker for doing this, and he should simply consent to answer the questions. Some people will also willingly Read more [...]

Survival: How to Find Water in the Wild

Water is one of your most urgent needs in any survival situation. Within just six hours without water, the body begins to dehydrate, and a full day without water is a serious cause for concern. You can survive only about 3 days without water, so it's important you replace the fluid that your body loses from stress, high or low temperatures, and exertion. Ideally, in a survival situation when you are looking to build yourself a shelter, it should be as close to a water source as possible. Tips Read more [...]

3 Survival Shelters and How to Build Them

Building a shelter is the most urgent priority in almost any survival situation.  Shelter offers us protection from exposure to extreme cold and heat.  In extreme conditions, you can only live a few hours without shelter, so it's important you understand a few different types of shelters and how to build them.  What type you build will depend on the landscape of your situation and what materials are available in that area.    The location of your survival shelter is as important as the structure Read more [...]