Modern convenience doesn't begin to describe the effortless way we live today. You can order anything to your home, which you don't even have to leave if you don't...
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While preparing for another survivalist challenge, I thought to myself – what does it take to become a successful survivalist, what mindset should any of us possess? After some...
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Recent years saw a steep rise in people desiring to live off grid in Canada (and the U.S. as well). Consequently, there are a lot of questions and debates...
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It is said that a person cannot survive without water for more than 3 days. Naturally, you shouldn’t test this limit, especially if you’re hiking. Ask any experienced hiker...
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When I’m preparing for camping in the wild for a few days, I always make sure that I have packed all the essential food. “Living off the land” by...
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Best Ways to Purify Water When Camping

Imagine that you’re out there, away from the civilization. Camping, hiking, even escaping whatever disaster, natural or man-made, has struck your town. You find a stream, a water source. Can you drink directly from it, without treating the water? You cannot, the water might be polluted with dangerous pathogens,...
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The Best Time to Hike – The Definite Answer

Hiking is a personal passion of mine. Nothing beats just going out there, into the wild, spending good quality time with yourself, your friends and nature. But I often wonder (as I wander): what are the best conditions for a casual hiker, as far as seasons and day hours...
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Survival Qualities: The Necessary Traits of the Survivalist

While preparing for another survivalist challenge, I thought to myself – what does it take to become a successful survivalist, what mindset should any of us possess? After some extensive research, I compiled a list of characteristics and qualities that many survival-minded folks have in common.So, what are the...
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