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In case you don’t know, Les Stroud is a survival expert who produced, directed, and starred in his own show, Survivorman, in which he survived for up to 10 days in remote locations with little or no supplies. He is both very knowledgeable and highly respected in the survival community, and anyone interested in prepping would do well to take his advice.
The following tips have more to do with wilderness survival than urban survival, but they’re still worth learning. Even urban survivalists could find themselves stranded in the middle of nowhere at some point. And in case that ever happens, they need to know what to do. Here are the first two:
1. In cold or freezing conditions, the worst thing you can do is let yourself get sweaty. He constantly mentions that if you get sweaty, you should let the sweat dry (he mentions this tip in almost every episode).
2. Use a lens from a camcorder to start a fire (as if it is a Magnifying Glass). Follow the link below to keep reading.