Maybe the original inspiration was a childhood dare, or maybe it was the popular children's book How to Eat Fried Worms. Whatever the reason, I can't be the only one who has wondered about eating earthworms in a survival situation. Do they actually have a bunch of calories? Protein? Is that really safe or...well maybe "or" and trailing off is the best way to end a question … [Read more...] about Can You Survive Eating Earthworms?
When I was a really young kid my interest in rice was to absorb soy sauce and serve with Mom's stir fry. Obviously at a really young age I didn't realize how good a survival food rice was or that we ate it so much because it was so cheap on the food budget. However, the fact that I'd quickly grow to love the outdoors and survival meant it was only a matter of time until I … [Read more...] about Survival Food: Can Uncooked Rice Go Bad?
The Rule of 3 is a crucial, even foundational, bit of wilderness survival wisdom. There are many various pieces of wisdom out there when it comes to survival and not all of them are created equal. While modern society makes living easy, being able to survive in an emergency situation or wilderness survival situation is a chore. Even many educated & skilled individuals … [Read more...] about The Survival “Rule of 3” & Why You Need To Master It!
You never want to be lost out in the wilderness, but if you spend a lot of high adventure time out in the wild you will want to be prepared for the worst case scenarios that can arise. We don't want to scare people, but as someone who has camped for most of his life, and been to some crazy isolated areas (hello Interior Alaska, hello Lac de Mille Lacs Ontario), I understand … [Read more...] about Signal & Survive: How To Signal For Help In Emergency Wilderness Situations