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Gather It Before You Need It: Survival Advice from John McCann

John McCann during a demonstration for Dirt Time 2010

Expert Survivor John McCann from Dirttime is a master of explaining survival tactics in layman’s terms. McCann has two popular books on the market, Stay Alive! and Build the Perfect Survival Kit, which is his perennial bestseller. In this video, he explains and shows his technique of “grabbing it when you can,” meaning stocking up on useful items found in the woods ahead of time instead of right when you need them.

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