Category:Backwoods and Survival

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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

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.

Shelters

Survival shelters constructed from natural materials

Surviving

Poisonous Snakes

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 Celestial South Pole

Finding direction using the stars (Southern Cross) or using the sun and a watch

Signalling

See Distress signals for more details.

Tracking

See Stalking and Tracking for more details.

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Pages in category ‘Backwoods and Survival’

The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.