Prepping Skills You Need

Prepping Skills You Need

When you make the decision to take part in the prepping lifestyle you make the decision to dedicate yourself to the ideal of preparation. In order to do that you need to be sure to stock up on food supplies. You also have to be sure to develop a set of necessary skills that will carry you through a disaster situation. Some skills are there to create just a little bit more convenience. Other skills, however, are absolutely essential and are the only thing that will stand between you and certain death. Here are two of the most important survival skills that you can develop as a prepper and why you absolutely need them.

Properly Building a Fire

One of the most important skills that anyone should able to learn, prepper or otherwise, is that of building a proper fire. That does not mean that you should only be able to start a fire with two sticks. It means that you should know how to choose the right kind of wood for your fire as well as knowing how to properly structure the wood pile so that it burns better and longer. It does not matter how big the fire you make is if it burns out in less than an hour. These are the kinds of firestarting skills you need to have. You can read more about firestarting.

Weapon Handling

It may be unpleasant to think about, but if you do not know how to properly handle a weapon during a disaster then you are setting yourself up for some serious danger. Whether you decide to learn how to use a gun, crossbow, or any other number of possible weapons you absolutely need to develop mastery at defending yourself. It is also important that you learn how to use a weapon for hunting. You can learn more about crossbows at Patriots closet.

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