Would you resort to cannibalism if your life depended on it? A shocking number of our readers said "yes." Our expert shows you how to do the unthinkable.
Learn how to get down safely when you've climbed into a dangerous position.
Broken a bone in the backcountry? Here's how to make a splint with what's right in your pack.
Hypothermia can set in in as little as 30 minutes--and can kill. Here's your plan of action if your partner is suffering from the symptoms.
Got duct tape? You can make a quick pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes from harm.
Learn to build an emergency shelter with the materials around you in a couple of simple steps.
Use this technique to sharpen your knife with nothing but a rock.
Wind can destroy your fire or create a serious forest fire hazard. Here's how to windproof it.
A lot of unexpected things burn long and hot enough to get your fire going. Here are six that you can make at home and pack with you.
Learn the right way to site, start, maintain, and extinguish a low-impact fire.
Only one match left? Here's how to get a campfire going.
Put this backpacking-favorite libation to work in getting a fire going.
Boiling water is a guaranteed way to purify it, but in a survival situation, you probably won’t have a pot and stove. Here’s how to heat your water with just a plastic bag and a fire.