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Find simple gear to make everyday carry survival kits

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It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a quick snowshoe trek or an hour-long stroll along a wooded path – basic survival tools should be taken along. This gear, or kit, must be lightweight and convenient to carry, or it gets left behind. Here’s what to get.

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Survival fire making videos: What ignition system should you carry?

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Your ability to start a fire can save your life! The inability can cost it! Here are some common methods, and how well they work!

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The SPOT Gen3 locater beacon should be accompanied by navigation gear.

Start with these basics for your wilderness survival gear

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Let this be your mantra: “I will save me. My survival kit won’t save me. My equipment or gear can’t save me.”

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Preparing to Survive in the Wilderness

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In a survival situation, be it urban or wilderness, your gear alone will not save you. YOU must save yourself.

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Old Style Fire Starter Fills Modern Wilderness Survival Niche

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Pitch wood, cedar bark, dry grass, weed stalks, pine needles etc. all work great for firestarting when the weather is nice. But usually, the fouler the weather, the more desperately you need a fire.

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