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[Video] Compact Outdoor Emergency Warmth Kit

Low Budget, Personal Warmth Kit

All emergencies are not of TEOTWAWKI kind. There are many situations where having an appropriate survival kit handy will save your life.

And if you’re outdoors for any reason during winter, a compact warmth kit is a necessity.

[Video] Compact Outdoor Emergency Warmth Kit

The Swiss outdoorsman Taro, of Taromovies Swiss Bushcraft & Survival, packs his emergency, low budget, warmth kit with four items:

  • a space blanket (two blankets are better),
  • 4 tea candles,
  • a lighter, and
  • 4 strips of tape.

The trick is how you actually use these items.

VIDEO Details Of This Kit In Action On Page 2

[Video] A Bow And Arrow Shooting Technique

5 Critical Parts Of Bow & Arrow Shooting

There are several bow and crossbow shooting techniques. In the video below, Survival Lilly demonstrates her successful method using a Falco Twin bow. She breaks it down into five parts.

[Video] A Bow And Arrow Shooting Technique

The first four:

  1. Stance: body turned 90° from target, feet apart for stability, knees slightly bent,
  2. Anchor Position: always the same along jaw line,
  3. Aim: 3-point line from eye along sinew, arrow point and target,
  4. Release: a “light finger shoulder touch” is the best way I can explain it. You have to watch the video.

VIDEO Of Shooting Technique On Page 2

[Video] The Quick & Simple Way To Hang A Bear Bag

Hanging Your Bear Bag Using PCT Method

When you’re in bear country, it’s very important to keep your food at least 200 feet away from your campsite. You don’t want bears sniffing around you while looking for nearby food.

[Video] The Quick & Simple Way To Hang A Bear Bag

In the video on the next page, Black Scout Survival uses the PCT technique to hang his bear bag. Named for the Pacific Crest Trail, this method uses just four items:

  • a dry bag,
  • a carabiner,
  • about 50′ of cordage, and
  • a stick.

VIDEO “How-To” On PAGE 2

More YouTube Channels You Should Know

3 YouTube Channels To Follow

In a previous post we listed six YouTube channels that should interest anyone involved in prepping, survival, firearms and bushcraft.

YouTube Channels

Suggested YouTube Channels

Today, Krik from Black Owl Outdoors gives a shout out to three more channels. These are focused on bushcraft skills. Each channel has both high production standards and an abundance of “personality”.

Channels List And VIDEO On the NEXT PAGE