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How to Find Direction Using the Sun and Stars

If you don't always carry a compass around with you (who typically does?) then having the knowledge of how to find out your direction and where you want to go could be lifesaving.  

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Use a Signal Mirror

One of the most important items to have in an emergency kit or Bug Out Bag is a signal mirror. It's true! Come see why.

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How to Treat Water in the Backcountry

Why all the fuss about water treatment outdoors?

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Test Your Gear

Having emergency gear is one thing. Knowing how to use it is another entirely!

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Store Food Medium Term (6-12 months)

How can you store food long-term without electricity? It's pretty easy, we'll show you how.

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Use a Compass

Do you know how to use a compass? There's a little more to it then you might realize. Learn how to navigate with one in our comprehensive article.

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Communicate Off-Grid Digitally with Packet Radio

Looking for ways to communicate off-grid? We discuss packet radio and the best Bug Out Laptops in this article.

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How to get your Radio License

Want to get your Ham Radio License for Emergency or Bug Out Communications? It's easy, we'll show you how.

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