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  • jessevans67 commented on darman12's instructable 10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival1 month ago
    10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival

    you missed a file, a file is one of the most essential tools for survival. sharpens axes, hatchets, machetes, knives, a file is a must. shelter can be built in just a few hours with a hatchet. here the real list. you missed the most important which is FLINT. you build fires for signaling, food, boil water, and keep warm. something tells me you havnt thought this thru. and you can make a compass or sundial for direction, use 2 sticks or use your watch, or north star. its easier to find north star than learn how to read maps and compass. humans could never have evolved without fire, its the single most important discovery in the history of mankind and you wont survive long without itflint, knife, hatchet, file, first aid, cordage, canteen, change of clothes(these 8 are a must, the rest ar...

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    you missed a file, a file is one of the most essential tools for survival. sharpens axes, hatchets, machetes, knives, a file is a must. shelter can be built in just a few hours with a hatchet. here the real list. you missed the most important which is FLINT. you build fires for signaling, food, boil water, and keep warm. something tells me you havnt thought this thru. and you can make a compass or sundial for direction, use 2 sticks or use your watch, or north star. its easier to find north star than learn how to read maps and compass. humans could never have evolved without fire, its the single most important discovery in the history of mankind and you wont survive long without itflint, knife, hatchet, file, first aid, cordage, canteen, change of clothes(these 8 are a must, the rest are optional), food(although every place in the world has enough food to stay alive, save the desert, only complete morons who dont have any business near the woods starve to death) tarp, backpack...... with these items you can hunt, make spears, bows, make traps which animals provide cordage, food, and clothing. the single most important thing is the flint. im not talking about a weekend trip, im talking about going into the woods and never coming home, long term survival, these are the basics, the musts, with these items you can stay indefinetly.

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