Television shows like Survivor and more recently Discovery’s all time hit Naked and Afraid expose us to a scenario that many of us wonder if we could conquer: how to be a survivalist. To be consider a survivalist you must master a minimum of primitive skills. Here are some of the things you need to know before you send your casting tape to Discovery channel.
1. Build A Fire
There are several ways to make a fire in the wild. You can do so the primitive way, rubbing two dry wood sticks together until you get a spark and move the amber to a bunch of dry leaves and wood, or you can use a modern fire starter (below) which is much easier to use and almost guarantees a warm night in the woods.