Shelter From a Snowstorm | Primal Survivor

MAN (VOICEOVER): But even here, there’s no escape from the storm. I have to get out of this freezing wind. Best I can do is just find a quick shelter behind the wind shadow of these trees. I dig down through the snow at the base of a spruce, making a hole just big enough to fit myself into. Snow is the key to keeping warm out here. Fresh snow is up to 95% trapped air, and that air acts as a powerful insulator– trapping heat and preventing it from…

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How to Gut a Fish with a Stone Tool | Survival Skills

okay so we’ll take our fish out a bit in this bowl and a cutting board is a piece of cedar and I have another little knife I made we can use this to cut through our fish right here behind the skill and we’re gonna take off his head actually there’s some nice meat right there behind his head cut through the spine see you have another and we could cook our fish with the head on and that’s fine too but we just I chose to slice its…

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How to Forage for Edible Nuts | Survival Skills

Okay so I’m not gonna go over acorns because most people know what an acorn looks like but this is a tree that shagbark hickory you can tell why it’s called the shagbark hickory if you look at the bark it looks relatively shaggy and it produces hickory nuts shagbark hickory is produced the best hickory nuts really of all the hickories they look kind of like this they’re super hard very popular with squirrels so they’re they’re nice to bait a squirrel trap with one of the ways that…

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How to Set Up a Cooking Fire | Survival Skills

so right now we have a nice hot fire a lot of coals not really at all fire but we have just we need to cook on even getting it down a little bit lower and having a little bit less flame and a little bit hotter coals is going to give us a really good fire to cook on also if you want your fire to go all night you can get a really good bed of this hot coals and then slowly add one or two pieces every…

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How to Forage for Mushrooms | Survival Skills

So there’s a lot of wild edibles in this area there’s a lot of mammal evidence this tree right here in itself is a run for a raccoon it’s got some raccoon droppings on it it would be a great place to set up a trap just like the tree we saw earlier that had nuts on it from squirrel you can see that a raccoon is marked this is its territory and then we have this mushroom the chicken of the woods which is edible and this is a…

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Survival Kit Essentials | Survival Skills

In the survival kit itself there’s a variety of items you might notice that most of my items are geared towards taking care of the big five things which are shelter fire food water and also being found so to start off with being found I have a flare a flare is excellent for being located by air or by ground I have another candle which goes along with fire to go along with fire again I have a lighter I have another lighter so I have a torch lighter…

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