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Countless accidents can happen when you are out by yourself in the wilderness. Without communication with anyone else (assuming you do not have a phone or cell service), survival is hard. Nonetheless, these helpful tips will get you through almost any life or death incident.

Step 1: Water

You find yourself lost in a forest without any water bottles or fresh water.

What you need: a plastic bag and glass container

Get out your plastic bag and find something like a puddle. Scoop up the water and you will see that the water drizzled out of tiny holes. Collect it in your container. All other debris will have collected in the plastic bag.

Boil the water over a fire to get rid of harmful bacteria.

There are many different ways people have defended themselves against bears and playing dead has occasionally worked.
<p>Play dead in front of a bear with cubs? Have you done this before?</p>

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