Every living thing in this world follows one rule in life i.e. the survival of the fittest. No matter how strong you are without a certain set of survival skills your chances of survival is very less. The world is a very harsh place, with such variety of extreme terrain it is important that you know at least a few set of survival skills that will help you survive in such extreme terrains. Here we have 10 very important and useful survival skills you need to have, read the article to know more…
Make sure your survival kit is ready!
If you are planning to go for a hike in the jungle or camping, you never go unprepared. You always go prepared for the worst case scenario, plan your expedition beforehand. Your kit should contain basic tools like a rope, matches, sleeping mattress, hatchet, medical kit and an empty can, also make sure your kit is planned according to the season or climate.
The Pill Bottle is an important element.
Every single element in your survival kit can be important enough to save your life in times of distress like even a matchstick can save your life. Make sure you carry a pill bottle, your pill bottle should consist all that important and small elements or tools that can help you save yourself!
Fire is a lifeline when it comes to survival.
No matter where on earth you are and much in trouble you are, fire is the one thing that gives you hope to survive, it gives you warmth when you are cold and alone. You use fire to cook your food, helps keep the wild animals away, that’s how important fire is. Make sure carry a fire starting kit and keep it safe.
Make sure you carry a small mirror or anything that has good reflective property.
What if you are stranded in the middle of nowhere and see someone at a far distance, but your voice cannot reach them, what do you do? You can then use the small mirror or any reflecting object and using the sunlight shine the object. You should know that light travels far more than sound and if it’s night time you can use the similar technique using your flashlight. For more interesting survival tips read on Next Page…
Drinking safe water is your most important lifeline!
A human can survive for days without food, but it is impossible to survive anywhere on the earth without fresh drinking water. So make sure where ever you go carry as much water as you can with adequate storage facilities.
Food is very important for survival as well.
Just like water, food is equally important for survival, so make sure you carry a lot of canned foods, carry a lot of chocolates for energy, you can even carry energy bars that will help you survive the harsh terrain.
Make sure you are prepared to go camping!
Make sure you are well prepared for camping before you actually leave, know more about the terrain, the animals you will find, the herbs or plants you can use and directions to the nearest river or any water body. These next tips you must know, read on Next Page…
Make sure you know the correct way to treat your every wound.
If you are camping or hiking in a difficult terrain, you are bound to get hurt some or the other time, so be prepared for the worst. Make sure you have the knowledge to treat any kind of wound, because if you do not treat it in time the wound may lead to a serious infection and eventually death!
Carry tents or know how to find or create a shelter.
Make sure you always carry a tent for shelter, if you do not have any, see to that you know how to find or make a safe shelter that will keep you safe from wild animals, insects, etc.
Make use of everything around you.
Every trash found in the jungle is a useful tool that can help you survive, so never ignore trash in any form in the jungle, trash like metal pieces, abandoned vehicles, etc. can be really helpful in times of need.