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An 80/20 approach to Wilderness Survival

Maybe you're familiar with the 80/20 principle. If not, here's a refresher: 80% of all our problems come from just 20% of causes. You learn 80% of any topic in about 20% of the time you study. You spend 80% of your time with less than 20% of your friends. Once you understand this universal principle, you'll start seeing it everywhere.

It's the same in survival. Sure, you can go to an outdoor school a couple of states away, invest thousands of dollars into your gear, travel expenses, and class fees, and then plan on spending the next several years or so attending these classes. Or you can take a shortcut: learn the 20% of survival knowledge that will help you in 80% of the situations.


And this is exactly what the Modern Survival: Bushcraft Hygiene & First Aid curriculum is all about: a "woodsman's shortcut" to developing life-saving skills for crisis and emergency situations.


My name is Jason Hunt. I am a Survival Skills Instructor. I help individuals and families learn the essential survival skills they need for emergencies using my Modern Survival Online Course. It is an online video training course that helps people that are getting started in wilderness survival and camping to learn the essential skills they will need to survive harsh conditions for up to a month. We do this through a series of step by step teaching videos and field-books so everyone can learn to enjoy the wilderness and be better prepared wherever they may find themselves when disaster strikes.

Bushcraft Hygiene

Here's a sample of what you'll learn in this course

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"God! You stink..."

~ The Survivalist's Wife


The importance of basic hygiene while in a wilderness environment for short or long term stays cannot be overstated. You must understand how to care for yourself and others within your party in the event that you become stranded or choose to shelter long-term while afield. 

I will show you how to:

  • Take a smoke bath

  • Make foot powder

  • Make mouth wash and tooth powder

  • Make Body Washes

  • Clean your hands without soap

  • Make medicated ointments

  • Make soap from plant and animal products

Good hygiene practices will not only enable you to remain in good spirits but be clean, and treat injuries more effectively in a long-term wilderness survival situation. 

How to make foot powder with ash

Bushcraft First Aid Kits 

There are stages to building good first aid kits. I want to show you how to layer your kits and how to improvise common camp and survival items to make effective treatment modalities when common supplies are not available.

We will also cover the items that should be in a bushcraft first aid kit and build upon these items until we reach a kit capable of sustaining us during total system collapse.

How to make a Tourniquet

Stop Bleeding

Direct Pressure to Stop Bleeding at Camp
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Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The greater the number of people who know how to control bleeding in an injured patient, the greater the chances of surviving that injury.  You can help save a life by knowing how to stop bleeding if someone, including yourself, is injured.

We will show you how to:

  • Create Body Substance Isolation & P.P.E.

  • Effectively use direct pressure

  • Apply a Tourniquet

  • Pack a Wound

  • How to make band-aids

  • Splint Wounds

  • Create Sugardyne

Splint Injuries

Immobilizing and splinting injuries is an important part of wilderness emergency care. These skills not only protect the injury from getting any worse but the patient by providing security, reduction of possibly deformed limbs, and relief in knowing something proactive is being done to help their situation. 

How to splint a leg

Identify Medical Issues

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I will show you how to identify the 3 Killers and treat them in the field and we will discuss common sense vitals and other common medical issues that are common to wilderness travel and expedition.


We'll look at natural and over-the-counter remedies that can be used to effectively manage these issues until more definitive medical care can be reached and what to do when there's no further hope of additional medical support. 

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A Trifold Pamphlet highlighting First Aid Survival Essentials
Bushcraft First Aid

Field Treatments

My team and I will also show you several field-expedient treatments of common first-aid situations ranging from basic bandaging to treating burns, and blisters. The accompanying field books will also further educate you on a wide variety of remedies that you can make at home or around camp.

How to treat a burn at camp

All this and MORE!


I have been teaching this content in various forms to hundreds of students over the past decade, and in my survival classes, we have always charged at least $150 for this content. This, of course, does not take into consideration the travel costs to my school, the required equipment for the class or food you will need for the long weekend, not to mention the day off work for travel!


 Most students spend an average of $400 just to take this and similar classes at schools across the country! This is now all available online, taught the same way as in my live-classes but now with the added content contained within my Modern Survival Field-Books which fill in the knowledge gaps and truly allow you to learn my curriculum the way it was meant to be learned.

I want you to learn this content so you and your loved ones

will be prepared for emergencies!




I really hope you’ll make the right choice here and add the BEST online survival program available to your skills set today so you can ensure a better tomorrow. 

There’s never been a better time in our history to do it. 

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I co-authored this book originally as a course supplement to our on-site class in Basic Wilderness First Aid. As a stand-alone text, it is very basic and glosses over many topics as it was designed to be used in conjunction with a LIVE class. The great news is that this ONLINE class will cover in greater detail the majority of topics within this book and will fill in the knowledge gaps.

Use this book in conjunction with our videos, field-books and other content to firmly grasp the basics of wilderness medicine. If you would like to add this to your library you can order this book online here.

*Also note, my Ph.D. is in MINISTRY, not Medicine, read more in my bio... 

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