Axe

You can easily take down small trees with a good axe, as well as chop firewood. Don’t use the axe on anything but wood and never whack through wood without something else made of wood underneath it. You’ll chip your axe head on rocks if you do that.

Pocket Knife

A good knife will go a long ways — from skinning an animal to cutting rope to simply scaring off a crook with a knife of his own. Use it to carve markings in trees to mark your path and signal others in your group to specific locations.

Rope

You can never have too much rope. If you have a lot of rope you can do everything from complicated tasks such as bridge building for river / creek crossings to simpler tasks such as pulley systems (for hoisting objects into the trees); then of course there’s the basic use of rope which is simply... http://survivalistuk.co.uk/rope/" class="more-link" title="Read Rope">Read more »

Tarp

Great way to weatherproof any shelter or provide temporary relief from the sun or rain. Also can be used as a rain-water harvesting system, where each corner is tied to a fixed location, and the lowest corner acts as a drain / spillway for any rain that is collected (that’s one method).

Net

Great way to fish in rivers as well as in the ocean. Become familiar with fishing with a net and have different types of netting based on what you’ll be fishing for and how you’re most likely to use it. People have been fishing with nets for thousands of years.

Tarp

Great way to weatherproof any shelter or provide temporary relief from the sun or rain. Also can be used as a rain-water harvesting system, where each corner is tied to a fixed location, and the lowest corner acts as a drain / spillway for any rain that is collected (that’s one method).

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