This “advanced test” information,
questions and answers are selected from two excellent
survival reference books:
Camping and Wilderness Survival,
by Paul Tawrell.
2. U.S. Air Force
Plus the addition of 30 years of
instructing wilderness survival skills experience from the arctic,
desert, jungle and mountain environments.
I have tested and applied this information with
actual hands on application.
Cattails, dandelion, watercress, yucca, acorns, nettles,
burdock, onion, cactus, mallow,
2. Bamboo, taro,
breadfruit, papaya, palm, guava, santol, rattan.
3. The liver of polar
animals are extremely high in vitamin A -- a health hazard.
4. Sardines will provide
longer lasting heat for the body.
Candy is quick energy.
6. Trigger four, Piute
trigger, drag snare, pole run, Ojibwa bird snare, treadle snare.
7. Mullein leaves and
green walnut husks.
Oxygen, tinder/fuel, spark/friction.
2. Flint & steel,
magnesium/flint stick, battery and steel wool, magnifying lens,
3. Bow/drill, hand drill,
4. Bamboo fire saw, fire
thong, fire plough, fire piston.
5. Wax paper, glue,
Vaseline, rubber, nylon spoon, cotton balls, candle, popsicle sticks.
6. Pine sap and pitch
pine stick shavings.
7. Dry grass, birch bark,
inner cottonwood bark, pine needles, cattail fuzz.
Boiling, filtering, household bleach, iodine, purification
2. Not enough to survive!
The solar still is a waste of time, sweat and energy.
3. Taboy tree,
rattan-water vine, banana tree.
4. Greenery areas,
insects/bees, animal trails, flying birds.
Snow cave, fighters trench, quinzee, igloo.
2. Snow cave.
3. Sleeping platform with
4. Digging below the
ground surface and using two layers of material with an airspace.
5. Make a 3 inch diameter
hole at 45 degree angle from inside wall to outside, plus a small
opening near door snow block as to create air movement.
trash bag on white snow)
2. Shadows -- digging a
trench, making a wall with the snow blocks.
3. For sighting -- as it
creates a fire like bright ball for aiming.
Direct pressure bandage.
2. Wild onion/garlic
rubbed on skin.
3. Willow bark (tea).
Although this method is not recommended in a regular situation
-- a person in a
survival situation would have no other choice.
5. Dark urine.
6. Bamboo, papaya,
coconut palm, emamale, calebetbet.
Fire making, pressure cooker, cup, cook pot, canteen, knife,
eating utensils, shelter
building, traps/snares, edible shoots.
2. You would have night
time signals, thereby extending your signaling capabilities.
3. Fuzz scraped from the
backside of the saw.
4. Socket, spindle, fire
board, bow stick, string, tinder nest, ember tray.
5. The head. Approx. 75% goes out through your chimney.
6. Rabbit stick for
7. Yucca, dogbane, milkweed.
Container or construct into a funnel type trap for catching
crayfish, minnows, etc.
2. In fire making as a
3. Container, a cooking
utensil, making into a signal whistle.
4. Gun powder can be used
in fire making.
5. (You’ll have to
attend our program for this answer).
6. Heating water.
7. Fish hook.
“Fire aids” are items which “assist” in burning.
Example -- petroleum jelly.
“Tinders” are small fuel materials which will catch a spark in the
step towards adding flame to
create the actual final results of fire.
Example -- cotton ball.
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