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Wilderness Survival – Peter Kummerfeldt

Peter Kummerfeldt has been a survival instructor for more than 50 years

Any of these lightweight saws are a better choice than a saw blade spine.

Peter Kummerfeldt: How to choose the best saw for a survival kit

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Saw or axe? Here’s some advice from a long-time survival expert.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Which knife is best for survival situations?

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Survival knives: Which one is best? This post, by internationally-known survival expert Peter Kummerfeldt, may help you make a good decision on which knife to include in your survival kit.

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Include an insulated pad for sitting upon, because the plastic bag doesn't have any insulation. (Photo copyright 2013 Peter Kummerfeldt)

Six survival uses for plastic bags

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I carry a variety of plastic bags in all my survival kits. They can be worth their weight in gold during an emergency.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Dress to survive in extreme wilderness conditions

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Your first line of defense against hypothermia is your clothing. Make the right choices to survive

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A 55-gallon trash bag can make a quick, effective emergency shelter.

Peter Kummerfeldt: How to build common sense emergency survival shelters

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If you are going to need an emergency shelter you had better have the materials along to build it!

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Check out these tips from a 70-year-old survival expert with 50 years of teaching experience

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How can you tell if a “survival expert” really knows his/her stuff? Well, Peter Kummerfeldt has 50 years experience in the field, and here are some of his tips to survive.

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Survival expert Peter Kummerfeldt gives practical advice on what it takes to survive

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Peter is my go-to guy for any questions about wilderness survival. He is an experienced wilderness survival instructor.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Getting Rescued – To Be Seen or Not

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Say you’re lost in a wilderness area. Survivors had to decide if it’s in their best interest to remain where they were or to attempt to make their own way back.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Heat challenges can be fatal

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Some areas are starting to cool down from the summer heat, but there is still a danger for the unprepared. Survival expert Peter Kummerfeldt discusses some of the dangers associated with hot weather, and how you should prepare yourself.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Straight talk on emergency shelters

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There may come a time when you have to spend a night out that you hadn’t planned on. It can be caused by a variety of reasons, but you are now faced with nine or ten hours of discomfort at best and, at worst, the loss of your life because of your lack of preparedness.

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