Category: Survival

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Video: Backcountry Snowmachiners Rescue Alaska Moose

Video: Backcountry Snowmachiners Rescue Alaska Moose

The young bull moose had fallen through shelf ice and would have certainly died in the shallow creek. via Facebook A group of Alaskans wer [...]
Missing Person Survives 3 Months in B.C. Wilderness

Missing Person Survives 3 Months in B.C. Wilderness

Bear Henry was found earlier this week after surviving for nearly three months alone in the Vancouver Island wilderness. Bear Has Returned! group, [...]
Florida Was the Shark Attack Capital of the World in 2021

Florida Was the Shark Attack Capital of the World in 2021

Florida has become the global epicenter for shark attacks, according to a report from CBS News. There have been an average of 25 shark [...]
One Teen Dead, Another Missing After Duck Hunters Capsize

One Teen Dead, Another Missing After Duck Hunters Capsize

A weekend duck hunt in Virginia’s Chincoteague Bay turned into a tragic search-and-rescue mission on Jan. 22 when four teenage duck hun [...]
10-Pointer Gores Hunter in the Thigh, Barely Misses Artery

10-Pointer Gores Hunter in the Thigh, Barely Misses Artery

Stevens, with the 10-pointer that gored him in the leg. via Facebook A hunter in Swainsboro, Georgia, shot his biggest buck to date at [...]
Nunavut Hunter Survives 5-Day Blizzard, Loses Both Hands

Nunavut Hunter Survives 5-Day Blizzard, Loses Both Hands

After surviving a brutal blizzard for five days by himself on the Canadian tundra, a Nunavut hunter was found by a rescue team and take [...]
Learn How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

Learn How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

A serrated blade is great for ripping through heavy rope and other fibrous materials, and also keeps an edge longer due to its increase [...]
Wilderness Medicine Courses Save Lives in the Backcountry

Wilderness Medicine Courses Save Lives in the Backcountry

A few years ago, I was leading a hiking trip in a national park when one client and a team leader sled down from the park’s tallest san [...]
A Whistle Saved Two Stranded Texas Anglers

A Whistle Saved Two Stranded Texas Anglers

A view from the helicopter that rescued two Texas anglers. Texas Department of Public Safety Three blasts on a whistle kept Texas angle [...]
How to Sharpen a Knife

How to Sharpen a Knife

A knife is perhaps the most useful tool for anyone who loves the outdoors, and learning how to sharpen a knife is an important skill th [...]
Cabela’s Ultimate Alaknak Outfitter Tent Review

Cabela’s Ultimate Alaknak Outfitter Tent Review

In many ways, the success of a hunting trip can revolve around the tent or shelter you use. This isn’t always the case of course, but a [...]
Water Should Be Your First Priority in the Backcountry

Water Should Be Your First Priority in the Backcountry

“Is there any water around here?” the other sheep hunters asked through pale, chapped lips. “Nothing up this high,” we told them, “B [...]
How To Start a Fire

How To Start a Fire

Few survival skills draw attention like how to start a fire. Perhaps it’s because we still find it magical to take materials from the l [...]
Video: Yellowstone Tourist Charged by Bull Elk, Trips

Video: Yellowstone Tourist Charged by Bull Elk, Trips

There’s a reason Yellowstone National Park asks visitors to keep a safe distance from all wild animals. Get too close, and you can end [...]
Woman Pulls Off Incredible Self-Rescue During Fishing Trip

Woman Pulls Off Incredible Self-Rescue During Fishing Trip

Claude Moreau and his daughter, Charme Moreau, were on their way back to Maui’s Kahului Harbor on Sunday, Nov. 14, after a successful o [...]
Best Survival Knives of 2021

Best Survival Knives of 2021

The knife is the tool that’s most used in the survival classes I teach, and is considered the number one tool piece of survival gear [...]
The Best New EDC Knives of 2021

The Best New EDC Knives of 2021

Every day carry, is what you put in your pockets everyday. It can include your wallet, keys, flashlight, and—of course—a pocket knife. [...]
Big Game Backpacking – The Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags for Hunting

Big Game Backpacking – The Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags for Hunting

Luke Cuenco   10.06.21 Hunting season is upon us and a lot of you hardcore hunters our there (or those looking to make a trip out of it) will [...]
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