Distress/Survival Signals

Distress/Survival Signals are vital to aid rescuers in pinpointing your location in an emergency situation. Cell Phone Coverage in the US – white areas show no cell service in that area. I am continually asked why I still teach survival/distress signals on my Basic Survival and Bushcraft Courses, when most people these days carry cell phones with them venture out into the wilderness. The reason is simple, in survival situations

Read More

Quick Release Shelter Lines

Quick Release Shelter Lines are a quick and effective alternative to conventional string lines when erecting shelters and tarps. In addition, the QRSL can also be attached to bungees to give greater length when required. Quick Release Shelter Lines Like many people who enjoys spending time in the outdoors, the cold and wet is one of the times where I do not relish going outside to hone my skills or

Read More

The Survival Mindset

The key to surviving is not only having the right skills and knowledge, it is also down to your mindset and how you think. The mind is a powerful thing, and how we think and what decisions we make influences our every action and affects the outcome of the situations we find ourselves in. Like Newton’s third law of motion states: For every action, there is an equal and opposite

Read More