Category:Backwoods and Survival
The term Backwoods denotes skills and experience in matters relating to living and thriving in the wild, such as hunting, fishing, and camping (whether on a short- or long-term basis).
Food and water
Solar Still: for collecting water in dry regions, or obtaining drinking water from dirty or salty water
Traps And Snares
Nooses and deadfall traps for capturing animals in a survival situation, and rules for using traps in a survival situation
Cooking and Recipes
Recipes for cooking on a fire without implements, including spud egg, potatoes, bundu mielie, fiji oven, kebabs, fish, twisters, dampers and more.
Survival shelters constructed from natural materials
Puff adder, berg adder, horned adder, cape cobra, rinkhals, black mamba, green mamba, boomslang
Diseases Of The Outdoors
Bilharzia, Typhoid, Malaria, Mountain Sickness, Leeches
Finding North And South
Finding direction using the stars (Southern Cross) or using the sun and a watch
See Air Signals for more details.
See Stalking and Tracking for more details.