Nature contains all the resources that we need in order to survive, but the trick is knowing what to do with them. When hiking, camping, or living in the great outdoors, one must have the skills to use his surroundings to his advantage. This set of skills is called bushcraft, a group of interrelated skills that can help you survive and thrive in the wild with nothing but nature at your side.
Bushcraft decreases your dependence on store-bought supplies. So even if they run out, there is no need to panic because you are confident in your ability to use the natural resources at your disposal. It also makes you more prepared to face unexpected challenges along the way. Although bushcraft focuses more on wilderness survival, the same logic can be applied in an urban setting in terms of using your surroundings.
Here are some basic bushcraft skills that you should know:
* * *