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Bushcraft 101 with Kevin Estela

Bushcraft 101 with Kevin Estela

Posted by Kevin Estela on Oct 6th 2021

“Bushcraft” is a term used interchangeably with “survival,” but they are not true synonyms. Bushcraft is the art of doing more with less and using nature’s resources whenever called upon. Survival is the art of getting by at any cost and is generally considered grittier than bushcraft. Many of t …
Rikki's 72 Hour Survival Challenge

Rikki's 72 Hour Survival Challenge

Posted by Rikki Silhavy on Jul 27th 2021

Fieldcraft Survival Director of Training, Kevin Estela, recently got challenged by the company’s CEO, Mike Glover to complete a 72-hour bug out in the high desert of Utah with nothing but the clothes on his back and whatever he could fit in a sandwich bag. Let me reiterate, that’s a 6 ½ inch by 5 7/ …
How to Avoid Getting Lost in The Woods

How to Avoid Getting Lost in The Woods

Posted by Jack Hansen on Jul 23rd 2021

Keeping yourself from getting lost, or sometimes called, “Lost Proofing” is the art of knowing where you are (generally) at any given moment. Here are some actions you can take to make sure you know how to avoid getting lost in the woods.1. Know Before You GoThis concept is pretty simple. Before you …
5 Steps to be Medically Prepared

5 Steps to be Medically Prepared

Posted by Amber Elle on Jul 9th 2021

As a woman, I always take my role protecting my children as well as children that I find myself in the company of very seriously. As a registered nurse by education, the tendencies to gravitate toward being a healer come naturally to me, but as preparedness-oriented men and women, proficiency in eve …
72 Hour Bug Out Challenge

72 Hour Bug Out Challenge

Posted by Kevin Estela on Jul 2nd 2021

72 Hour Bug Out Challenge If you look at the statistics, most emergency scenarios are resolved within 3 days. Some scenarios will go longer but, on average, your emergency will terminate for good or for bad in 72 hours. Considering this and in planning your everyday carry, you should plan for t …
Backup Power as Part of Your Survival Plan

Backup Power as Part of Your Survival Plan

Posted by Kyle Brengel on Jun 4th 2021

In today’s world, most of our creature comforts, survival equipment, and communication tools require electricity. When disaster strikes, grid power is one of the first utilities to fail and one of the last to be restored. Systematic preparation and investment in key capabilities can keep you and y …