Category Survival

Where to find water in the desert

In the desert, you cannot survive more than 48 hours without water if the temperature reaches or exceeds 48°C, and the maximum distance you can travel without hydration will not exceed 8 km. In case you are in a survival…

Solar water disinfection

Consuming contaminated water can cause more or less dangerous illnesses which generally manifest themselves in weakness, vomiting and acute diarrhea. In a survival situation, consider using the SODIS process, a technique that will allow you to purify water in a…

Build a polar shelter in the snow

In polar regions, building a shelter adapted to the type of nature and climate is an absolute necessity to survive. The snow cave is a very good alternative to stay in this kind of place. To successfully build it, you…

Water required for survival

The human body can survive for ten days without water intake provided it is inactive and the ambient temperature does not exceed 10°C. It can last for a week in an environment with a temperature of 32°C but will not…

Where to find water in nature

At the mountain In case you venture into the mountains, consider digging the side parts of even dry streams using a stick or a solid stone to reach drinking ground water. During winter periods, you can also think of melting…