20 Wilderness Survival Tips!

Can you spare a zipper if so that you can make yourself an improvised fishhook just break off the zip and bust open the loop pull out the loose end to a 90 degree slant and then use a rough stone to grind abide disclosed gratuity down into a sharp level and there you go and easy to build improvised fishhook alternatively you can turn the ring tabs of any disposed soda cans into fish hooks to expend bullet casings is also available repurposed into makeshift arrowheads just grab a large rock and pounce the casing flat remove the uncrushable rim by deflect the metal backward and forward until it interrupts off and once that’s all done and dusted grab a coarse stone and begin grinding down and sculpting that metal into your desired hour head shape and after a lil bit of elbow grease you’ll have a sharp-worded and strong metal Arrowhead if your boots are dripping wet and you need to dry them out then you’ll probably place them next to your campfire well that’s good but we can do better gather up a few large dried non porous rocks and place them on the edge of your campfire wait until those rock-and-rolls are piping hot and and carefully home them inside your boot this style your boots will dry out much quicker and much more thoroughly as they’re glean from both the outside and the inside if you’ve left the house then chances are you’ve brought along your home keys well the jagged teeth of these keys can be used as a small impromptu heard to find the small notches required to allow primitive traps and various other tools if you’re struggling to find tenders or natural fire-starting substances then have a look down at your socks cotton and wool are flammable natural materials so if you are wearing cotton or woolen socks then you can pluck off any loose strands and fibers for a neat little flammable tinder piling for a few sparks decide no sock fibers will combust into flames mosquitoes and other insects are repelled by the sense of time so if mosquitoes are a concern then grab a cluster of pine needles mash them up in your hands and then rub the oils they release onto your clothes and that should keep the mosquitoes away you can also burn pine needles over your fire for an ambient insect repellent for your entire camp if you have no knife but you’re in need of a sharp-witted cutting tool then try looking around for flint rocks these generally tan rock-and-rolls with a shiny blacknes interior can be rifts open and crash together to chip off small-scale flakes and scraps to have a razor-sharp edge consider replacing your ordinary boot laces with seven strand 550 paracord so if you’re ever in need of emergency cordage then you can only pull out a few of those incredibly strong inner strands alternatively you can just take off the whole boot lace for the strong string required for bow drill friction fires consider adding a small birthday candle into your survival kit that way if your life through is running out of fuel or you’re down to your last match you are able to simply transfer the flare to the candle which gives you a lot more time to work with it also those party deception illuminating candles work well as a wind proof of flame carrier many backpacks will have a soft foam padding and in most cases this foam padding is flammable so for an emergency tinder only cut out a few fragments of the foam and then energetically drive your triggers into them to eventually grow fire try not to breathe in the fumes though as they will be toxic if your plastic water bottle has convex curvature then if you angle it just right in front of the Sun then you can focus down the sun’s rays like a magnifying glass for a hail-mary fire attaining method if you’re on the brink of dehydration and in need of some clean safe drinking water but so you have on you is a mere plastic bottle then worry not because you can still boil and purify liquid over the fire in merely a mere plastic bottle the plastic can withstand the intense heat of the flame without melting or deforming so long as there is water inside to keep the bottle firm plastic bottles could not only boil water but they can also filter your liquid too so if the only water you have available to use the filthy dirty putrid pond liquid then the usual trick is to cut the bottle in half the bottom will be your boiling beaker and the top will be your sea filter so construct the filter simply Pierce a few holes into the lid and then gather up some moss some grass and some small-minded stones and place them all into the top half you are able to pour your filthy water through this makeshift filter and it will come out a lot cleaner not perfect but certainly cleaner now take your boiling cup full of filtered sea and region it into the fire keep the fire tiny and under control and what as the ocean begins to boil the end result is a cup of clean drinkable water and a reusable intact beaker and filter a word of carefulnes though this method does indeed release toxic carcinogenic plastic chemicals into the water so only user the last resort boozing that stuff is not good for your long-term health but it will retain you alive but now hands are able to obtain fairly filthy eating with them carries the risk of getting ill well avoid potential illness by eating with makeshift chopsticks only split a protrude down the middle and home a branch or stone in between the slouse now you can grab an eat your food without having to worry about bacteria as you can just stump the tips-off in boiling ocean to wholly sterilize them if you need to get going but you’re worried about how you’ll get your next flame well-lighted then before you go grab a large piece of leftover charcoal and take that with you because as long as you have a spark thrower then you can reignite that charcoal back into a glowing Ember if you happen to stumble across any abandoned soda cans then you can make a portable windproof stove one that you can cook upon or merely have as a little warm fire by the entrance of your shelter if torrential cloudburst avoids you from having a fire on the outside so make it simply cut into the side of the can from the top down slice from all the regions of the top and bottom until you have a capital R shaped cut and this is your window simply peel em open and you’re good to go place your tenders and kindling inside the can and sunlights it up for a portable cooking stove small-scale pre-drilled ferrocerium spark stream poles is also available worked into jacket zipper poles with this you’ll ever have an incognito fire-making device on you at all periods if your cell phone has run out of battery or is no longer working then you can take it apart to unlock a multitude of handy survival tools earthly remove the screen and all of the back screen components beneath a few strata you will find a pristine reflect you can use this as a signal reflect to reflect and fresh sunlight signals into the cockpits of planes or helicopters to get their attention dive deep into the phone to expose the circuit boards with these committees you can do two things firstly you can make arrowheads either carefully snapped the board members or vigorously grind them down against a rock into that wanted Arrowhead shape these circuit boards are quite soft so grinding them down isn’t too much difficulty secondly you can create a sharp-worded cutting tool use a rough stone to grind an angle into the edge and you’ll have a bootleg knife that you can use to cut cloth or shave wood also if you carry headphones with your telephone then they can be used as wire snares for small-minded play they probably won’t be very effective but it’s worth a shot behind the speaker element you will find a magnet with this magnet you can make an improvised compass all you’ll need in addition to the magnet is a small metal strip construct either of cast-iron or stainless steel this could be a needle from your first-aid kit a hair pin a piece of hair clip or simply a metal pin out of a watch strap to attain your compass simply scratch the magnet down the duration of the metal pin for several minutes afterwards your metal pin will now be magnetized with both in draw and repulsing magnetic pole now if this pin is given something to float upon then it will align itself with the Earth’s North and South magnetic poles giving you a north to south directional path this is exactly how ordinary compass project so grab a leaf and find the perfectly steel puddle puts your leaf onto the puddle and then delicately home your magnetized metal pin onto the leaf it will immediately begin to rotate and eventually settle once it has aligned with the Earth’s magnetic field giving you that north-to-south directional cable generally the end of the pin that’s pointing the farthest away from the Sun will be north and the end of the pin that’s pointing closest towards the Sun will be south this is only true for the northern hemisphere for the southern hemisphere those guidances are reversed that’s all for now thank you for watching and peace

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Survival Cell Phone Recharge

My phone’s dead, well now what do i do? i’m totally stranded did you know that you can charge your phone with a car charger and a 9-watt battery and some house keys?

It’s actually quite simple just touch one side of the battery with the end of the car charger and the other side with the end of the key then press the key so that it touches the metallic part of the side of the charger you can see that when I do this, the blue light on the charger turns on this made me so excited when I saw this clip for the first time so secure the key onto the side and plug your charger cord into the charger and your phone connect your circuit and voila! You have power!

Phone Charger

So in case of emergencies i will keep a 9-watt battery in my car and with this I can charge my phone for long enough to make a phone call and get help desperate times calls for desperate measures, right?

Emergency Water filter

If you’re lost in the wild, dehydration is a huge problem so finding a source of drinking water is often the first priority for a survival. If all you can find is a dirty creek, then you may not have any option. But there’s a way to filter the water; first all, you need 2 containers and a piece of cloth. You may even  want to use the shirt on your back if you have nothing else.

Fill up one container with the dirty water and place it on something elevated. Place the empty clean container next to it and connect the bottles with a piece of cloth. This might take a while to get going but once it starts, its actually pretty fast the cloth will basically absorb and filter to clean the water and transfer it into the clean container with the help of gravity! After a while, you will have a clean container of water! Don’t drink this immediately because there might still be bacteria in it because this filter only cleans out debris.

Water Filter

The best thing is to boil it before drinking it but at least it will be clean when you do!


Rain Collector

Rain is often the safest source of clean drinking water but catching it can be pretty challenging and catching it with your mouth is not very efficient …but kinda fun. You can turn a plastic bottle into a very efficient water collector just cut the end of the bottle…

Cut the bottom of the container off and then cut 3/4 on the sides of the bottle bend each of them at the base to fan them out and now you have your own rain water catcher! Place another container underneath the opening and wait for your delicious drinking water to fill up this works so well! This is similarly out of nature’s book but copying the way a lot of plants collect rain water! The fanning of the petals can increase the surface area which rain is collected.

Rain Collector