The main reason preppers learn survival skills is so they won’t be helpless if they lose all their supplies. For example, if you don’t have a fire starter, you’ll need to know how to start a fire without one. But there’s another good reason to learn survival skills: barter.
In a post SHTF world where money has become worthless, many people will resort to bartering with one another. And although it’s a good idea to have plenty of barter items, it’s even better if you have skills you can barter. Then you can get what you need without giving up any of your own supplies. The following article lists 15 survival skills that will be in high demand after the SHTF.
The author writes, “The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in commerce without the use of dollars seems almost outlandish to many people. People sometimes forget that the smallest and most convenient storage space is in their own heads.” Follow the link below to keep reading.