5 Basic Survival Skills You Should Know

5 Basic Survival Skills You Should Know

Survival techniques are plentiful, but there are five basic survival skills that everyone who ventures into the outdoors should understand, and be fully aware of their potential need and use.

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[Music] Hi guys and welcome back so let’s talk About the five basic survival skills So live and survive Survival techniques are plentiful but There are five basic survival skills That everyone Who ventures into the outdoors should Understand and be fully aware of their Potential need and use This is just a brief outline not a full Explanation of all the requirements and Items required in each category One of the most important elements of Survival is between your ears Your brain But before we proceed with our topic Please don’t forget to like and Subscribe thanks and let’s go ahead Basic survival skill number one Fire Fire is the king of survival techniques Fire can purify water Cook food signal rescuers provide warmth Light and comfort It can also help keep predators at a Distance and it can be a most welcome Friend and Companion a few small fires provide more Heat than one large fire collect Firewood you think you will need for the Night and then collect the same amount Again experience show you will need it Basic survival skill number two shelter

Shelter is the survival technique by Which you protect your body from excess Exposure from the sun Cold wind rain or snow anything that Takes away or adds to your overall body Temperature can be your enemy Clothing is the first line of shelter Protection have the right clothes for The right environment Always have a hat do whatever you can to Keep the layer closet closest to your Body dry Layers trap air and Are warmer than wearing one thick Garment do not expend or sorry do not Expend energy making a shelter if nature Provides one Practice building a quick lean to Shelter in case you cannot find your Campsite do not wait until you need to Make one use the space blankets to Prevent dampness to insulate your Shelter or to wrap yourself in a sitting Or squatting position to concentrate Your body core heat Basic survival skill number three Signaling Signaling is unique among survival Techniques in that It gives you the means and ability to Alert any and all potential rescuers That you are in need of help Fire flashlights bright color markers Flags mirrors whistles can

All help you be found Three fires in a triangular form are a Recognized distress signal Carefully bank your signal fires to Prevent the of the igniting of your Surrounding area use regular signal Mirrors only when you see a plane or Pupil in the distance Use an an emergency strobe light at Night to help attract attention from Those that may be in the area make Smokey fire with organic material over The fire during the day to attract Attention Lay out Layout ground messages to air Signal in an open field sos from rocks Logs or colored clothing whether will be Seen against the background Most search and rescue parties use Aircraft as a primary method of sighting Basic survival skill 4 Food and water Food and water are vital to your Survival Ration your sweat not your water intake You can live up to three days without Water Do not eat plants you do not know never Drink urine and always assume that you Will need extra food and water when you Plan your trip Pack energy bars and candy in your Pockets at all times just in case

If possible boil all Boil all water 10 minutes plus one Minute for every 1000 feet above sea Level Strain water through your handkerchief To remove large particles try to drink Only in the cool of the evening never Wait until you are without water to Collect it have some polyzip bags to Collect and store water Never eat any wild berries that you Cannot identify You can catch rainwater in your space Blanket by laying out in a trench Basic survival skill number five first Aid First aid as a survival technique is not Just the basic medical needs it is the Primary way in which you act to survive Do not panic Remain calm and do what you have to do To take care of yourself Stop means seat Think observe and plan it is the most Intelligent thing you can do when you Realize you are lost or stranded the Most important element is to keep your Brain functioning rationally this is Basic first aid for Survival analyze your needs before you Every trip Create a medical checklist and carry a Small personal kit with you at all times Most survival situations require only

Dressing for small cuts bruises and Personal medication needs Make sure you know what you have with You and how to use it Do not over pack Pack what you feel you will need to care With you at all times prevent Hyperthermia by insulating yourself in a Space blanket Concentrate on being found pack a Picture of your family in with your gear To remind you of the reasons to remain Calm and to survive Of all survival techniques the most Important is Do not Panic Use your wits and practice all elements Of the five basic survival skills before You may need to rely on them That’s all for today and keep safe See you on to the next one You