Survival Skills

Staying safe while hiking in the wild

I love the outdoors. With spring right around the corner, it's a great time to start planning to get away from the city and enjoy everything mother nature has to…

Get more out of your next camping trip

With October coming to an end, it's pretty much my favorite time for camping. It's cooled down enough that the campfire you build is cosy and warm, and there's something…

Staying safe when travelling abroad

If there's ever a situation to take you out of your comfort zone, it's international travel. In addition to all the new attractions to see, you get to experience different…

How to make your own rope

When you're in a real survival situation, rope is one of the best things to have in your kit. You can use it for everything from making snares to keeping…

Locating fresh water in the wild

It doesn't matter if you're in a desert or a forest. When you're living off the land, you need a ready supply of water if you're to have any hope…