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Individual survival gear approaches have two common categories: tactical and non-tactical. The two approaches to personal gear feature some common items. However, they also have some stark differences. Therefore, it is essential to have a working understanding of both approaches. It will help you to discern the kinds of resources to purchase and types of […]

The three shelter categories are: hasty, semi-permanent, and permanent. Shelter is one of the core essentials of survival. Thus, it makes sense to have a working knowledge of the categories of shelter. A person can die from environmental exposure in as little as three hours without shelter. Of course, this rule is dependent on environmental […]

There are 3 critical factors about footwear to remember. The footwear that you choose will help you or hurt you in a survival situation. Footwear is one of the standard pieces of gear that transcend wilderness or urban survival scenarios. In a previous article, there was a discussion on how to maintain and care for […]

We want to welcome Michael Lizotte as the newest member of the Sigma 3 Survival School family. He is from Canada and operates the Redbeard Survival School in Quebec. His Background Michael is a French Canadian who formally served with the Royal 22nd Regiment of Canada as a paratrooper. As a result, he completed tours […]

Sigma 3 Survival School is extending for 60 additional days our $6000 Survival Class Give Away Contest. Why? We are helping our friend and colleague, Justin Sage Williams. Recently, he was diagnosed by his doctors with stage 4 brain cancer. Justin is a former instructor at the Sigma 3 Survival School. He is now the […]

Justin Sage Williams is the former Director of Operations at the Sigma 3 Survival School. He was diagnosed recently with stage 4 brain cancer. We are rallying to help out Justin and his family. Here is how you can help.

You can assess a survival situation in 3 easy steps. This assessment is based on the military understanding of estimating a situation. The definition of the phrase, estimate of the situation, is, “A process of reasoning by which a commander considers all the circumstances affecting the military situation and arrives at a decision as to […]

Three popular survival approaches for the outdoors are commonly discussed in the literature of wilderness and outdoor survival. Outdoor sports are gaining in popularity. For example, in 2017, over 44 million people went hiking and backpacking. It represents an increase of over 12 million participants from 2009. The Outdoor Industry Association’s annual report for 2017 […]

There are four optional tinder sources that can help with making a fire in an emergency situation. The ability to make a fire is an essential part of survival in the outdoors or in an emergency situation. The experts usually discuss making a fire with the use of natural materials. Demonstrations of primitive fire making […]

There are six essential features for quality backpacks. A great backpack is an invaluable piece of gear. An outdoor adventure will not be very pleasant if one’s pack breaks down in the field. It is important to be able to assess if a backpack will hold up to the rigors of outdoor use. There is […]

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