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5 Most Crucial Survival Techniques For Wilderness Living

Nature happens to be one of the greatest gifts out planet has to offer. Not just is the natural world full of possibilities and beauty for adventure, studies have proven that exposure to nature helps improve our mental and physical health. On the other hand, when it comes to embracing the great outdoors, there is huge different between survival and enjoyment. It is one thing to get on a weekend long camping trip, and other thing altogether to survive in the wild when all goes a miss. Would you really be able to survive in case you become stranded on your next casual outdoor activity? What would you eat? How will you be able to gather water? Are you aware of the [url=http://www.ideahacks.com/survival/]survival techniques[/url] that can help you ensure your safety as well as sustenance?
Below is the list of 5 most important survival techniques a human requires to champion life in the wild.
[b]Food[/b]
Human body certainly requires nutritional substance in order to survive. Food provides your body with energy, water, and focuses its needs in order to function accurately. How you can accomplish this? Being aware of [url=http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3253e/i3253e00.htm]edible insects[/url] and plants is a great start. Do not munch on plants that appear bulbous, hairy, and milky or have pink spurs or three leaves, these are certain signs that the plant is poisonous. Wild plants such as sorrel, dandelion and clovers are quite common and edible as well. But, your body will not survive on greens solely. You require fat and protein in order to thrive. Almost all common insects are edible from worms, to grasshoppers; ants to even bees can be great source of protein in the wilderness.
[b]Water[/b]
It is impossible for you to survive without water. In order to survive in the wilderness, you must know how to gather and [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_purification]purify water[/url]. This can be done in several different ways. One technique is to collect the rainwater in pots or traps. Another approach to obtain water is by digging a foot deep hole in a muddy area, and then waiting for water to surface. Once you have been able to collect water, you must purify it. Boiling water over fire in aluminum can or tin, a plastic bottle or glass jar can be very effective.
[b]First Aid[/b]
Learning first aid is a very simple technique to help ensure your survival in the wild. Knowing how to rightly dress wounds and fashion slings and splints could be the different between life and death while you are in the wilderness.
[b]Self Defense[/b]
For your [url=http://www.kmbz.com/Cover-Story-Freshman-Survival-Guide/22839574]survival guide[/url] in the wilderness, it is likely that you find yourself in a situation in which you have to defend yourself or simply lose your life. Taking some time to learn self defense techniques can certainly be of great assistance. Always keep a pocket-knife with you while you plan to leave on an adventure trip.
[b]Start And Maintain A Fire[/b]
Fire is essential for water purification and warmth. Therefore, knowing how to get a fire going and also maintaining it in both dry and wet environments is one of the most imperative survival techniques you require in order to survive in the wild.

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