The 5 Most Essential Basic Survival Skills

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Do you know what YOU need to survive? Let us teach you the 5 most important survival skills you will need if you ever find yourself all on your own.

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The 5 Most Essential Basic Survival Skills

  1. 1. 5 Basic Survival Skills What YOU Need to survive For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  2. 2. Why do you need survival skills? 1. Increasing uncertainty in the modern world 2. The more skills you have the less equipment you will need to survive 3. Self reliance breeds confidence For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  3. 3. Skill 1: Positive Mental Attitude 1. Will give you the strength to persevere 2. Set goals for yourself to achieve 3. Focus on improving your immediate situation 4. Never give up! For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  4. 4. Skill 2: Water 1. Know how to find water 2. Understand how to make it safe to drink: a. Purification to remove pathogens b. Filtration to remove sediment 3. Exploit rainfall 4. Learn how to make a Solar Still For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  5. 5. Skill 3: Food 1. Ration what food you have 2. Learn what plants and animals are edible 3. Understand how to prepare foraged food a. Cleaning animals/fish b. Harvesting plants and berries 4. Learn where plants/animals thrive and target them there For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  6. 6. Skill 4: Shelter 1. Learn to build a shelter from readily available material 2. Leverage items you have to shape your environment 3. Keep it basic - Insulation from cold and rain are the goal For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com
  7. 7. Skill 5: Fire 3. Understand types of wood a. Tinder b. Kindling c. Fuel Wood 4. Cook on coals, boil water on flame For more info visit http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com Image Credit: Mikemol on Flickr a. Teepee b. Log Cabin Image Credit: Geraldford on Flickr 1. Fires need: Fuel, Air, Ignition Source 2. Learn how to make a basic fire
  8. 8. Conclusion ● Learn and practice these skills before you need them ● The more you know the better your chances ● For more info visit The Bug Out Bag Guide: http://www.thebugoutbagguide.com/ Thanks!

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