Tag: survival

59 What are essential items in an emergency kit? 2012-01-24T20:29:40.693

52 Does eating snow help dehydration? 2012-01-26T11:47:05.573

52 How long does water need to be boiled for to kill all bacteria / viruses? 2012-02-17T13:38:17.540

49 Is drinking urine safe? 2012-01-25T11:50:28.597

49 Does cotton really kill? 2015-01-12T18:08:17.267

45 How can you navigate without a compass or GPS 2012-01-24T20:09:28.480

45 How can I tell if I am dehydrated or have low electrolytes (need salt, etc.)? 2014-08-04T14:51:03.467

42 Can I eat rotten meat and carcass given enough cooking? 2012-06-20T11:30:21.540

39 How can I identify edible berries/fruit from poisonous? 2012-01-25T11:57:41.830

39 What essential items should go in a small first aid kit? 2012-01-27T18:13:06.567

34 If I have to cross an icy, flowing river, what are some ways I can cross safely? 2012-01-28T17:01:16.287

30 When will a rattlesnake strike? 2015-08-24T19:09:51.067

30 What do mountaineers eat and drink on the day of an Everest summit? 2015-09-21T01:15:27.457

30 How do you aim a signal mirror? 2017-04-27T04:21:40.497

29 What makes certain mountains more dangerous than others? 2014-09-16T04:02:28.927

28 If I cross paths with a bear, what should I do? 2012-01-28T23:15:40.140

28 Are there any techniques for starting and maintaining a fire in snow? 2017-01-09T14:05:47.080

27 How can you navigate / determine your location in thick fog? 2012-01-24T22:15:17.400

26 Keeping warm in an emergency 2012-01-24T20:25:03.620

26 How can I start a fire by rubbing two sticks together? 2012-01-25T04:01:03.417

26 How to check if a fence or cable has electricity without having special tools? 2014-12-02T17:34:14.433

26 Is whiskey a good disinfectant? 2016-12-23T20:08:54.380

25 What are the rules for eating raw, wild meat? 2012-01-26T23:14:04.797

24 Surviving a forest fire by starting another fire 2012-05-17T16:23:23.647

24 Can groundwater still be consumed if after boiling the water turns brown with an oily substance floating on top? 2014-06-22T18:07:40.147

23 Are carabiners useful tools to have in the wilderness? If so, what would they be used for? 2012-02-13T22:56:10.447

23 Why are people so worried about Giardia? 2016-03-04T23:19:10.510

23 In a survival situation, should I drink unpurified water? 2016-03-10T21:32:02.033

23 Should I eat when I don't have anything to drink in a survival situations? 2016-07-27T11:23:56.057

21 What should I do when I'm lost? 2012-01-25T07:04:54.887

21 What pattern for casual planes should a castaway create on a desert island? 2012-01-28T00:17:40.600

21 Can I shoot a bear in self-defense? 2012-01-28T23:23:23.560

21 Reacting to tornado warnings while camping with no buildings nearby 2014-06-30T18:54:16.750

21 How do you locate the "North Star"? 2014-09-08T13:02:03.233

21 Can you boil/decontaminate water with heat from a magnifying glass? 2017-08-21T22:22:09.940

20 Can you eat pine needles in an emergency? 2012-02-02T16:17:44.083

20 Good books to learn survival? 2012-04-08T09:33:23.617

20 Is it possible to develop immunity against mosquitos? 2013-07-11T20:01:22.743

20 Survival type activies for Scout camp 2014-07-30T10:58:21.657

19 What steps should I take if someone starts sinking? 2012-01-24T22:33:51.470

19 What are the real dangers of climbing at high altitude? 2014-11-09T00:53:59.883

19 What do I do if a black bear is right outside my tent? 2015-04-10T20:29:25.250

18 How do you make a snow shelter? 2012-01-28T14:44:11.877

18 Where are good places to look for water sources when I have run out on a multi-day hike? 2012-01-31T15:26:34.847

18 What to look for when purchasing a fixed blade knife 2012-05-10T12:00:41.623

18 What is the first thing to do, when buried in an avalanche? 2014-11-26T23:45:10.147

18 How to make a traditional torch? 2015-08-20T10:42:51.027

17 If lost in the wilderness, what is the first thing I should do? 2012-01-28T18:05:22.693

17 Is the "Rule of 3" proven for food? 2012-02-09T21:03:52.607

17 What formation to best survive a flood? 2014-09-23T22:21:46.137

17 Ration or consume water? 2014-10-03T16:48:37.197

16 Are there any specific guidelines for edible plants in North America? 2012-01-26T23:09:14.950

16 Are there any specific techniques that should be used when starting a fire in the rain? 2012-02-15T17:15:30.740

16 Falling into an ice cold body of water 2012-03-08T01:59:10.923

16 How much heat can a candle lantern provide while winter camping? 2012-12-18T01:49:38.193

16 How to prepare for and survive wildfire? 2013-08-23T00:53:09.633

16 If you are buried in an avalanche will you survive? 2015-01-08T12:14:57.463

16 In a survival situation, what can I use from a green coconut palm? 2015-11-18T16:14:33.847

15 Techniques for building a raft from wood 2012-01-25T17:00:40.523

15 How can I tell what time it is without a watch? 2012-02-14T04:51:36.537

15 How to decrease the risk of being injured by a Moose? 2012-12-13T19:50:02.757

15 What are the first aid precautions to be taken in case of a snake bite? 2013-10-23T05:15:44.437

15 Is there a standard set of light signals for mountaineers? 2014-01-04T20:55:40.783

15 Practical uses for urine 2014-01-06T22:58:28.207

15 Tree bark as food 2014-07-18T08:19:00.913

15 eating ash in Soviet Union 2015-05-01T17:27:10.110

14 How do I desalinate seawater? 2012-01-25T12:13:21.257

14 What are some alternative ways of fishing - i.e. catching fish? 2012-01-25T19:07:20.723

14 Can I heat a shelter with fire? 2012-09-17T18:21:23.613

14 Water filters - why sand and rocks? 2014-07-08T22:44:37.277

14 What to do if a team member falls sick? 2014-09-18T12:58:18.083

14 Snake on chest while sleeping? 2014-11-28T13:41:59.100

14 How do you survive getting towed under a log jam? 2015-04-08T14:42:30.427

13 How to make a signal fire that can be seen miles away 2012-01-31T00:36:17.510

13 Would a tampon be a good addition to a survival kit 2012-06-13T15:00:17.570

13 What should I do if caught in a sand storm? 2012-09-13T01:01:30.513

13 Is cold shock response a real danger, if someone is used to cold water? 2013-08-11T16:52:51.200

13 How to estimate the depth of a pool of water from a distance above? 2013-08-25T07:54:12.023

13 Where can I expect to find naturally occurring flint in the wild? 2014-11-16T03:24:48.693

13 Is there a more practical type of cord to carry than "550 paracord"? 2015-01-18T19:29:47.720

13 What are good baits for crabbing? 2015-06-11T08:51:45.327

12 What to do if you're bitten by an adder? 2012-01-25T14:18:11.537

12 What is a good knife for survival in a forested environment? 2012-01-25T18:51:53.977

12 How do I catch fish with fish hooks but no bait? 2012-01-25T19:00:57.597

12 Is it necessary to carry a knife sharpener? 2012-02-18T22:39:56.240

12 Finding water in the dry wilderness 2012-06-01T15:52:48.423

12 How to maximise the chances of survival when stranded in open sea? 2012-08-23T03:17:34.160

12 Does anyone have an account of someone using a survival tin in a survival situation 2012-08-28T02:29:38.330

12 How do you fashion a spear with a fixed blade 2012-09-05T13:14:26.510

12 Encountering a bear in water? 2015-08-17T18:51:21.710

12 Am I able to "open up" a snake bite and suck the venom out of it? 2016-07-20T06:37:32.217

12 How do you boil water without a proper container? 2016-08-22T16:05:15.853

11 What is the best rope to have in a survival situation? 2012-01-28T16:55:04.347

11 Are barberries edible? 2012-03-20T13:44:06.260

11 Will boiling be enough to decontaminate standing water from pathogens and toxins? 2012-06-18T17:55:01.500

11 What backwoods trick to get pure water produces the most safe water? 2012-10-01T03:12:13.607

11 If injured and lost, what are your biggest priorities for survival? 2014-08-15T14:25:31.520

11 What is the most effective way to flee from an alligator? 2015-02-05T01:23:25.780

11 How to react to an aggressive boar 2015-11-26T19:49:11.527