Island Survival–How to survive on a desert island

Island Survival–How to survive on a desert island

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Learn how to survive as we walk you through the steps we took on a week long primitive survival outing. ****Next Class February 4-11th****. I know its long, but its packed with cool skills. Skills shown are shelter, primitive coconut opening, gathering food, friction fire from Bamboo, basket weaving and traps, primitive spearfishing, rope making, bamboo fish trap, diving deep for conch, mongoose trapping, bamboo cooking, snail roast and clay baking. If interested in going out on an excursion like this, check out http://wildsurvivalskills.com/ or MtVictoryCamp.com . Class will be held November 8th to the 14th in a very similar location on the Western side of St Croix.
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I will be taking a trip back to the Amazon Jungle to visit a remote tribe called the Huaorani. If you would like to see a jungle survival video that is packed with survival skills please chip in a few bucks to fund the trip… https://www.gofundme.com/494qcytk

(time-lapse video at end by Brad Salon)
****For those of you that are wondering, yes, we did find another source of water and boiled the water in bamboo.
And, hydrocyanic acid, found in Almonds, is burned off when heated, this is why we roasted them.
And lastly, the spines of Lion Fish are toxic if they stick you, the fish meat is not, it is very commonly eaten, so we cut the spines off and were all set.

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After a few decades of being obsessed with collecting survival and primitive skills techniques, I am putting out these videos to demonstrate the skills and excursions found at my school, Wild Survival (wildsurvivalskills.com). Videos are focused on primitive skills, rewilding, nature awareness, living off the land, off grid living, indigenous skills, shelter building, primitive fire, water purification, trapping, hunting, bow making, flint knapping, primitive pottery, basketry, edible and medicinal plant preparation and numerous indigenous skills.

I began studying wilderness survival when I was 17 in order to have the ability to spend extensive periods of time in nature, seeking out empowerment and without the need for external sources. I began studying in 1993 under Tom Brown Jr eventually teaching for Tracker Inc. I sought-out every old Native American teacher I could and eventually traveled the world living in very remote indigenous villages in the Amazon, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Peru. My school teaches survival and primitive skills, nature awareness, how to live off the land, re-wilding, prepare for disasters. I strongly believe that experiencing survival living changes the way people approach their entire lives.
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20 Comments

  1. Radioactive Takedown

    Plz do more I love them

  2. try watching 10:10 and beyond with your eyes closed… ya it's pretty sexual.

  3. bruh.. im a goner in 2 minutes. How fuck am i meant to climb a coconut tree lol

  4. Great video & channel really enjoy your videos. Cheers Outdoor GB

  5. Tom is a sexy beast

  6. 4zn_Dragon Youtube

    Step one-Stash twinkies

  7. can anyone tell me what that small spiral was at around 12:50? it may be a snail

  8. Lion dish is so annoying to cook since it has poison spines

  9. Brandon Garland

    why not just stay a week at a resort on an island?

  10. 2:30 dang your friends a good climber

  11. I thought coconut liquids where like a natural laxative…

  12. thanks man!

  13. This even more than eating at five star hotel

  14. Thong Inthavongsa

    Awesome vid

  15. Even survivalists know some memes, BOIIIII

  16. Wow, you guys are awesome! I new how to do the shelter, not try to camp on the beach, get the coconuts and how to open etc…But all your skills on getting those fish, yeah! Great info!

  17. someone who's not important

    16:29 AWESOME lighting ;)

  18. CyanPwnage 「φ」

    better than minecraft and terraria combined.

  19. Grace De Leon Ullergård

    bouth of you are realy good!! wow

  20. TEN NUT BASKET RIGHT THERE BOOOOIIIIIIIIIIII

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