Some shelters can be built with no tools The debris hut, also known as a leaf hut, can be built without saws and axes, All you need is the available material at hand. Make sure the spot you choose for your debris hut is plentiful in material to build it. Survival skills and snow […]
Thru-Hike Survival Training prepares you for backcountry survival emergencies. Wilderness hazards encountered hiking the PCT take many forms. Weather effect causes problems for backpackers that include cold, wind, flooding, and lightning. Learning to recognize dangerous situations before they happen is important. Understanding wildlife behavior and how to prepare for these encounters reduces anxiety. Thru-Hike Survival Training […]
There are many myths that surround survival training. A great many of these myths have no basis to the reality of learning real survival skills. Join Mark Wienert and Lifesong Wilderness Adventures and learn from one of the best.
The mountain lion, Felis concolor, or cat of one color, is also known as cougar, panther, ghost cat, catamount, and puma. The mountain lion is the largest feline carnivore of North America. Adults are tawny to chocolate-brown with black tips on their ears and their long tails. Mountain Lion track photo by Mark Wienert Mountain Lion Facts On average, […]
Best woods for the bow drill create a hot coal faster. Imagine you’re shipwrecked like Tom Hanks in Castaway. Stranded on a Pacific island with no matches or lighter. Or, lost in east Texas. You can’t boil your drinking water or cook the mouse you trapped for your survival stew without fire. What are you […]