Wildlife avoids humans and attacks are rare.
This doesn’t mean that you don’t need to know what to do if you need to survive a puma encounter.
I have been in situations where my knife has let me down in one way or another. If you don’t want to be let down by your knife too, check this guide.
The single most important survival factor in cold or wet weather is maintaining your body heat. One great way to do that is to properly insulate your tent.
Avoiding ticks can prove challenging if you don’t head outdoors well prepared. These tick-repelling and removal tips can help keep you protected.
If your next adventure takes you to Alaska or Canada, read-up on how to best tell if a moose may attack and how to survive
If faced with a bear, you need to think fast. Knowing what to do ahead of time can increase your chances of survival in the event of an attack
Learn the anatomy of a compass and get acquainted with the purpose of each part of this essential tool.
A complete guide to all of the types of compasses you can find and a brief description of their features.
Learn how to use a compass, including taking a bearing and setting up declination.