Wilderness Survival Skills

Wilderness Survival has articles about staying alive in the outdoors. Learn about wilderness survival skills in the Wilderness Survival Channel.


Let's say you get lost in the woods. You're by yourself and don't really have any supplies. You know you need to find water -- but how?

You may not be John Rambo but that doesn't mean you don't need to know basic survival techniques. If you were stranded in the wilderness would you know how to build a basic shelter to shield you from the elements?

Most of us have heard some amazing survival stories in our lives -- people living after hours trapped under an avalanche or amputating their own limbs to get free of traps. Check out some true survival stories.

Hey 63-year-old retired schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor took the challenge in 1901. How hard can it be? Well Ms. Taylor may have gotten lucky because these falls have claimed the lives of many. Find out what it takes and who in the world would volun