Having just finished a survival training session in Kentucky, David of Ultimate Survival Tips breaks down the required tactical and survival loadout he built for the course.
Although put together for this training, the loadout would serve well in any worst-case scenario event.
Essentially, the ruck and chest rig is a three-season bug out survival kit with a strong tactical emphasis.
The combination of gear in his ruck and chest loadout rig includes just about everything you’d need to survive for 72 hours if bugging out … plus whole lot more.
Dave Canterbury of Self-Reliance Outfitters believes many folks over-complicate the knife sharpening process, especially with the equipment they use.
In the video , Dave shows all the equipment he needs in his shop to sharpen and hone his knives. Essentially, all he uses are water stones, a rubber stand to hold a stone, olive oil (for high carbon steel knives), and a compound-prepped double-sided strop.
Towards the end of the video he also discusses knife maintenance in the field.
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.
The first four:
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.
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: