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"Learning is Not Compulsory...Neither is Survival." — W. Edwards Deming

BWI is Dedicated to Ongoing Research into Wilderness Survival Training, Cold Weather Travel, and Cold Weather Survival Equipment. Due diligence should occur before your travel into the wilderness. Lack of diligence often causes a rather Darwinian ending to a Survival Situation. The knowledge is here, grasp it, but remember you must practice in the wilderness in a controlled situation to really have a chance to master survival skills before a real survival situation.

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Survival Kit in a Water Bottle

Picture Yourself Alone in a Forest, Stranded, Cold. It just Snowed, and you are Watching the Sun Going Down. This small Survival Kit is based around a likely Spring or Fall Scenario; you go out Hiking, Hunting or taking Photos and it Snows causing you to get Stranded…Entire Article
Updated: 4th February 2019

Survival Kit on a String

What if you had to Survive? The Survival Kit on a String is designed to be carried everywhere you go in the Wilderness around your neck. It is the 24-Hour a Day 7-Days a Week Survival Kit…Entire Article
Updated: 4th February 2019

Fire Lighting kit

Why bother in the Northern Wilderness to carry a small survival kit, most are simply filled with junk and even the best lack proper fire lighting equipment. If you want to carry a small kit, why not carry a real quality Fire Lighting Kit …Entire Article
Posted: 13th June 2017

Make Your Own Tinder ⁄ Fire Starter

This year's when I made my supply of Tinder ⁄ Fire Lighting I took some pictures so everyone can see the process. This Tinder is made from Paraffin Wax, Kerosene, and Cotton Balls. I believe it is the Most Effective Manufactured Tinder ⁄ Firestarter that you can useEntire Article
Posted: 1st November 2016

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