Whether you’re new to outdoor adventure or you’re a more experienced pro, it never hurts to have some extra survival tricks under your belt.
Anything is possible out in the wild: You could get lost, separated from your camp, lose your equipment or worse.
Simple hacks to build a quick shelter, purify your drinking water, find food and start a fire can mean the difference between life and death in dire enough circumstances. Not only that, ensuring you pack a few major essentials in with your gear will also increase your chances for safety and survival.
As this infographic shows, it’s critical to be arming yourself with essential tools and knowledge.