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Graywolf's articles about survival

Here are the more survival skills-specific articles on Graywolf Survival. These are the articles that will help you survive camping or living in the wilderness, outdoors in Nature. Basically, this is the section that will help you if you're stuck out in the middle of a combat zone or wilderness, or even just a very rural area with only what you brought with you and no comms to the outside world for help or extraction.

Learning how to survive instead of buying survival gear is the priority. I may occasionally put some articles about gear here but only if I think they'd be a huge asset for survival considering the cost, weight and volume expense you'd incur.

A simple way to make your own char cloth

How does char cloth work and how do you make it? As we saw in the article on How to Build a Fire, there are a few key components to make a fire, and all of them have to work or you’ll be cold and getting angry stares from your shivering girlfriend. Or worse, you […]

Keep your food cool without electricity: Zeer pots

You can cool food or medicine even if you don’t have electriciy, if you know how to harness the power of evaporation. Zeer pots have been used for thousands of years. Here’s how to make one.

Even you can climb a rope with a Prusik knot

How do you tie a Prusik knot? Surprisingly, it’s one of the easiest knots to learn. This article shows you how and demonstrates with several videos.

How to build a fire the right way

Starting a fire is one thing. Having it light and stay lit is entirely another. Here’s everything you need to know about the science of how a campfire works.

How to make a datoka fire hole

One of the biggest ‘AHA’ moments I’ve had learning about survival is when I learned about the Dakota Fire Hole. If you’re at all interested in survival, you need to learn about this simple trick.

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