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Basic Skills That You Need To Know For Survival

Going out on a hike or #camping sounds fun but you need to know that these endeavors are fraught with risks and challenges. In this scenario, it remains important to know about the basic survival skills so that you can keep yourself safe and comfortable while facing the hostile environment. Remember, your first priority should be to get out of the situation as soon as you can. However, you can use these skills to wait for the right time to get out of the situation unharmed if early evacuation is not possible.


Basic first aid

If you go out frequently into the #situations which have the potential to make things difficult, you need to have basic knowledge about administering first aid. Skills that you should know may include dealing with the cuts and scrapes, dislocations and fractures, and burns. Moreover, you need to keep a well-equipped first aid kit with you the entire time. Remember, you need to use these skills only when you know that there is not emergency first aid care available in the nearby area. It means that your first priority should be arrange emergency care for the affected person.


Protection against wild animal

When you are out there in the woods for camping, you are at the great danger of getting attacked by the #wild #animals which are not quite friendly. Lions, tigers and bears are the dangerous creatures which can turn out to be quite fatal if you confront them in any situation. Therefore, you have to make sure that you do not approach these animals to feed them or in an attempt to show your friendliness. While picking any location to set up the camp, you need to check the place to assess the dangers from harmful wildlife including snakes, spiders, lizards and other creatures. If you are cornered by the harmful beasts, don’t run or play dead. Just try to seem big to those animals. Spread out your arms and make noise.


Shelter, warmth and water

You absolutely need to know about setting up a #camp while you are out there. Make sure that you are able to use as a reliable shelter against hostile environments. Moreover, you need to have arrangements to make the place cozy enough to make it comfortable for you. For this purpose, you need to have items to start a fire. Good thing is that we now have small sized cubes which can provide fire for a longer period of time. These cubes can be sufficient to cook the foods.


Furthermore, you need to have enough water to fulfill all of your requirements while you are out there. If you are in an area where there is abundant of water, you still need to have supplies to get clean water for drinking.

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Uploaded on June 12, 2019