Primitive Survival Skills

5 Surprising Survival Uses for a Tampon

On certain days, the tampon is a woman’s best friend. However, everyone can actually make use of a tampon in emergency or survival situations. Here are the survival uses for a tampon. Survival Uses for a Tampon: Don’t Leave Home Without One There are survival uses for so many things, but there is a product that...


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12 Unusual and Unexpected Survival Uses for Duct Tape

Ah, duct tape… is there anything it can’t do? Duct tape has become so popular because of its versatility. Ask anyone who is familiar with the polyethylene-coated, pressure-sensitive roll of adhesive about how they have used it and they will tell you about the many ways it has helped them. There seems to be an endless supply...


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Stories of Survival: Ada Blackjack

With all the uncertainty surrounding us today, it is good to hear about survival stories of men and women who beat the odds stacked against them. Today, let’s look into the story of Ada Blackjack. Ada Blackjack | A True Survivor In 1898 a baby girl was born in Spruce Creek, Alaska. She was brought up...


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I MADE IT MYSELF: Forging a Knife from Rebar

What is a rebar? And how can you forge tools with it? For survivalists and preppers alike, this is a handy skill you’d want to learn! How to Make a Knife from Rebar If I had to list the three skills that would help you thrive in post-collapse world blacksmithing would undoubtedly make that list. Many...


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Prepping for and Surviving Civil War

Quite a few preppers have based all of their training, accumulation of provisions and other material or intangible preparations on plausible, society-toppling events like a second civil war. The way things are going, a civil war is no longer purely theoretical. A never widening chasm between the Haves and the Have-Nots, increasing cultural balkanization and...


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Primitive Shelter Building: A Necessary Skill

Fall is upon us, which means time is running out for those weekend camping trips we all love! Make the most of the time you still have by using it to practice building these primitive shelter options. 7 Primitive Shelter Options You Can Try Why Learn How to Build a Primitive Shelter? Think about it this way…when...


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Know Your Fiber: Wild & Edible Plants

When you’re in the wilderness and have nothing to eat, you have to be prepared to look for certain plants as your survival food. Here’s a list of edible wild plants and plant fibers you can safely eat. Edible Wild Plants to Keep You Alive in the Wilderness One of the 6 “Unbreakable Laws of Survival”...


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Life or Death! How to Make a Water Filter for Survival

Water, food, shelter, and warmth – the four basic principles of survival. Today, we want to take a closer look at how to make a DIY water filter in the wild. How to Make a DIY Water Filter in the Wild Using Found Treasures vs Natural Water Filters Generally speaking, when we talk about how to make...


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How to Avoid and Survive a Kidnapping

Abduction and kidnapping has ever been a fixture of human violence. Be it done for purposes of ransom, as a psychological or emotional weapon or just to quench the sadism and bloodlust of the kidnapper, being the victim of such is certainly one of the most harrowing and most dangerous things that can possibly...


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How to Set-Up a Mutual Assistance Group

For preppers who lack the built-in survival group of a family made up of well-prepared people, like-minded friends or just a loose coalition of associates who they can turn to in times of trouble, the solution to the “lone wolf” prepping problem might be a mutual assistance group. A mutual assistance group, or MAG, is...


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