Cold Weather Injuries and How to Treat Them

Featured

Cold Weather Injuries Bug Out Bag

There are 5 basic cold weather injuries that – with winter just around the corner – you should especially be aware of. The best treatment for a cold weather injury is to not get one in the first place. If you’re going out hiking, hunting, skiing, visiting family, etc. during the winter, bring/wear plenty of layers for warmth in addition to reliable fire starting means and other bug out bag essentials. You also want to Continue ReadingCold Weather Injuries and How to Treat Them

Three Plants that can Ruin your Summer Fun

This is from my buddy Joe at SurvivalLife: It’s Summer Vacation for the kids, which means (hopefully) they will be outside playing, and soaking up the free time and clean air. But there are three things that also happen to be out enjoying the summer sun, that can quickly ruin any outdoor fun. Not only that, but it can be everything to a minor annoyance to outright dangerous depending on your own reaction to it. Continue ReadingThree Plants that can Ruin your Summer Fun

8 First Aid Kit Essentials You Need to Have

There are a lot of pre-made first aid kits on the market. Some are good. Some aren’t so good. Unless you can actually get your hands on it and check expiration dates and contents, it can be somewhat difficult to pick out the right one for you. Many of them will also have things that you either don’t want or don’t know how to use properly which could lead to further injury. More isn’t always Continue Reading8 First Aid Kit Essentials You Need to Have

3 Efficient Methods to Control Bleeding from Extremities

 One of the leading preventable causes of death on the battlefield is bleeding to death from leg and arm wounds. These are typically caused by small arms fire or fragmentations from RPGs, IEDs, or grenades. You can potentially experience similar injuries in a survival situation from the same things but also from flying debris during a tornado/hurricane, falling onto sharp objects, or a compound fracture. If you don’t control the bleeding immediately, you will die. Continue Reading3 Efficient Methods to Control Bleeding from Extremities