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Bushcraft Hygiene: Smoke Baths (Video)

Bushcraft Hygiene: Smoke Baths (Video)

Staying clean in a survival situation can often be pertinent to your overall health and hence, survival. However, since water is also such an important aspect of survival (or rather, pretty much the most vital aspect), you might find yourself rationing this precious resource and have none left for bathing. Smoke baths are a great alternative or supplement to water baths, and actually kill bacteria pretty effectively. You can also do them with your clothes on, meaning your clothes will be sanitized as well. This video from Sigma 3 Survival School shows you how to take smoke baths and explains […]

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Survival Uses for Salvaged Bones

Survival Uses for Salvaged Bones

If you are in a true wilderness situation, odds are, you’ll either be killing animals, or you have a good chance of finding an animal carcass lying around. Even if the animal is of no use to you as food, the bones are most likely still strong and useful, and how. There are many ways you can use bones for survival purposes, and most ancient cultures show us this. Bones have been used for centuries for a wide range of tools, weapons, and even jewelry. If you are stranded in the wilderness, you’ll definitely want to be on the lookout […]

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Campfire Popcorn the Old Fashioned Way (Video)

Campfire Popcorn the Old Fashioned Way (Video)

Well, this is just one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time. The vastly experienced bushcraft YouTubers, Far North Bushcraft and Survival, show us how to pop popcorn right over an open flame, and it is pretty awesome. I actually really love popcorn as a survival food, it’s not too heavy, keeps forever, and there aren’t a whole lot of foods that you can prepare so quickly and easily with little more than some cooking fat and heat, or, open flame in this case. I will definitely be bringing along some popcorn on my next trip to […]

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Natural Materials You Can Cook In

Natural Materials You Can Cook In

If you are stranded in the wilderness and manage to acquire¬†some food and start a fire, you’ll need something to cook in. Here is a list of several materials you should look for that you can cook food in. Bamboo Bamboo is a wonderful all-purpose survival plant, and one of it’s many uses is that you can cook in it. You can do this by cutting off one enclosed segment of bamboo, big enough to fit your food or water in. Place this container near the fire but not actually on it, and let it heat up until it is […]

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