Category Archives: survival

What if there is no electricity?

What if there is no electricity?

"Perseverance, stubborn determination, to keep going despite overwhelming odds, is the key to staying alive ", Grylls told Business Insider.

Many of us have wondered what would happen more than once, if …

Construction of the raft, part 2

Construction of a raft.

PRACTICAL TIPS

■ The raft deck can be made of thick bamboo stalks instead of tree trunks. It must consist of two layers, because one will not provide enough buoyancy. Instead of construction beams above and …

Construction of the raft, part 1

How to build a raft? If you need to transport a lot of equipment and food over the water obstacle, or you want to go down the river, best to build a raft – the simplest floating structure. The traditional material for the construction of the raft is tree trunks, however, it can also be performed …

Water obstacles

Water obstacles

Forcing any water obstacle is potentially dangerous. Changes in water status and other circumstances can make, that at the place of the safe ford there would be a rushing and deep stream. The only sure way to determine the depth and strength of the current is through the transition …

Crossing the river – a lot of – by swimming

Crossing the river – a lot of

When crossing the river ford you need to have some shoes on your feet, which will allow you to walk confidently on the often rocky bottom. Watch out for the boggy mul, underwater vegetation and sudden changes in river depth. Look at the surface of the water in front of you …

CROSSING THE RIVER

Rivers and streams are always dangerous at their source and upstream, when they are rushing and foamy streams, and near the mouth, downstream, where great masses of water roll lazily creating backwaters. Even if the river seems to …

The basics of climbing

If you are a newbie, you should only climb with an experienced partner, which will belay you with the rope from above. But there may be a situation, when you have no choice but to stand in front of a rock wall. Before you start climbing, take a close look at the sculpture …

Safe climbing – grips and steps

When traveling in wild terrain, you should climb only then, when the obstacle cannot be circumvented or otherwise avoided. Also, you should never attempt to climb alone; in the event of a fall or injury, there will be no one, who could call for help …