How to Lash a Tripod
Learn how to construct a tripod for use in wilderness survival. This can be useful for smoking meats, hanging pots over a fire, making backrests, trap components, primitive shelters, etc.
Balance Training For The Survivalist
This physical training method will give you the strength and balance you need to walk quietly through the woods, leaving less disruption than you ever thought possible.
Fox Walking And Wide Angle Vision
This is a technique to access greater awareness of your surroundings, connection to nature, and an increased likelihood of staying alive in a survival situation.
Throwing Sticks For Wilderness Survival
The throwing stick is one of the most effective and easy-to-build primitive hunting weapons. Join me in this video and article as I demonstrate how make and use one.
The Self Feeding Fire
A method for building a fire structure that will burn continuously and does not require ANY managing. No more waking up in the night to add wood to the fire.
How to Make A Fire In Wet Conditions
All about how to create the "ideal" fire in "less than ideal" conditions. Join me as I outline the necesseties of materials, location, and fire structure.
Figure Four Deadfall Trap - Improved
This is a great new configuration of the figure four deadfall that is much more sensitive and even easier to construct. Check out this article and video as I explain this trap in detail.
How To Make A Primitive Fishing Hook
This is an amazing method for catching fish that was taught to me by George Hedgepeth. As soon as I learned it, I was blown away by the sheer simplicity of the physics that make this work.
How To Make Primitive Jerky
A video and article that demonstrate an easy technique for drying meats and storing them for long term primitive living. This method is simple, easy to practice, and a great skill to have for any survival situation.
A Gentle Kick In The Nuts
So if spending time in the woods is really so great, how come most people don't do it as much as they would like? There are probably a million reasons that
are all very understandable... but rather than hash through them, I would rather steer you toward action.
How To Make Cordage Baskets For Wilderness Survival
Baskets can be used for carrying food, water, shelter materials, arrows, traps, and a plethora of other things you will need in long term wilderness
survival. In this article / video I will show you one of the many techniques for making your own cordage baskets.
Figure Four Deadfall Trap
An article and video explaining one of the simplest and most effective primitve traps for collecting food.
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Leather vs. Kydex
The positive and negative aspects of leather and kydex as it relates to sheaths for wilderness survival.
Debris Hut Part 1
All about Paul's experience building a primitve survival shelter, and instructions to build your own.
Debris Hut Part 2
A different method than the conventional debris hut survival shelter: this one focuses on speed and efficiency, but had some consequences in safety.