ICE FALL-THROUGH: Extreme Survival without Dry Clothes

In this survival scenario:Deep into backcountry. . . Freezing temperaturesAt least 20 kilometers away from civilizationwith just a few hours of daylight left. Two day hikers cross a beaver dam when disaster strikes. . . Submerged into freezing cold water your phone and electronics will dieThreatened by hypothermiaYou better have the basic skills and minimal equipment to make it out yourself. . . Alive!Got a shovel, got some snowSmooth gefixt ouwe!Take care about nature;)Then the day finally cameThe winning giveaway challengeWe have been looking forward to it, yes. . . No, it’s nice. . . Turned out to be a perfect day for itIt’s a beautiful day for itIt was cold tough: minus 15 last nightand it’s about -5, -3, something like that at the momentTonight it’s gonna be minus 10 celciusSo. . . hikers crossing beaver Dam:things go bad. . . you only have two items each. What are your two items?Yeah, which are the items:First of all,Emergency space blanket. It’s durable one, like a tarp. You can use it like a tarp has to reflect inside. RightAnd a firesteelRight, very good. My two items are a kukriSo that’s a large cutting toolwhich is nice. And the other one is in my pocket. I have a piece of fatwoodand I simulate you know. . . having gathered that along the trail, somewhere earlier on the dayIt’s very wise for outdoors-men to bring a little with themEspecially when you don’t know where you areOkay, and we have packsYes, if you see us with packs:its camera gear and we have some emergency pack, with dry clothesWhich shouldn’t be usedOnly when things get bad, because this is quite serious stuff. . . Yes, I think we’re ready!Whoo! The injuries man. . . Ahh, we have injuries. Oh. . . the worst part. . . To make things even worse the simulation is:you fall in, you get injuredSo there is four different types of injuriesI have them here: four of themAnd we both gonna pick. . . The legs and the arms, left to rightokayIs that your ritual?We’ll find out. . . I’m grabbing one. . . And then you put it back and I pick againLeft armthat is lucky manyou are right-handed. He is a lucky guyOkayHope I’m lucky tooLeft arm. So that one is outRight leg!!Oooh noo. . . I can’t walkMy right leg. . . Did we tell that actually. . . Tomorrow we have to walk back to civilizationYeswith this injuryyes, that’s going to be a fun walkand it’s a couple hoursYeah, about 4 hoursYeahSo, nice one dude, hahaOkay, let’s go. . . Let’s go into the iceOkay, come on the ice, come on the iceHahaI thought I go through immediatelyDude, I’m sorry that I’m laughingWhat the **** manThis is stupid. . . You can stand on itThis is sick!Okay, we’re gonna jump, yeah?yeah!We will go any second now. . . Man oh man oh manOkay ready?Three, two one. . . Hahahaha. . . !!Okay again. . . It’s not fun, it’s not fun. HahaWhaaaaaaaa. . . !I want to go out dudeWe will be fineI’m cold man, it’s gonna get colder. . . I’m chill manLet’s goYeah?I tried doing the I self rescue technique hereFlipper with the legs. . . where you flipper up your legs firstbreaking the ice behind you until your body is horizontalto then gently slide forward onto the icedistributing your weigtHowever the ice was thick enough hereso this technique was not really possible and necessary in these circumstancesAh, snap. . . whooooooo. . . . !I bring thisoh my arm. . . ****, I can’t use my armand the leg. . . We’re here. . . other side of the thingfallen treeshelterOkaylet’s stay hereYou see any resources?A lot of birchesyeahbirchbarkOkay, give me the fatwoodYou have only one armand the kukriOkay take off my bootsYou have the fatwood?Are we okay here?for a basic shelterYesYou have the fatwood?here. . . Put the clothes off. . . I have only one hand manAh, that’s is one way to clean your boots. . . You’re going completely out?It”s soaken manIt takes too much time man putting all this clothes off. I have one hand now. What do you want me to do?You have only one leg. . . you’re running aroundYeah, I have to go to the cameraI don’t understand this trousers man. . . Dude! pull om my jacket pleasemind my armOh, sorry. . . haha. Ah. . . OkayMaking a fire base hereJackpotBirch twigsWhere we making the fire? here?Yeah, there where I opened the groundWhen you fingers are numbthese small tasks. . extremely difficultI’m losing the fatwood man. . . Where?Near my pack, I seen itNear your pack?. . . Dude, your leg man. . . It’s not going well man. I’m doing nothing. And the kukri? where’s the kukri?Dude, I gave your ****Ah, I put it up here. . . ****Ah, my fingers. . . OkayBe quick nowThis freakinn sheath manwhat?ooh, that one. . . Okay, I making a fire basemore birchOkay, I’m gonna split ityou know water doesn’t soak into the fatwood because it has so much resinI need a little baton. . . herelittle twigsmoreOkay dude. . . How are you getting on?You’re doing well?Mmmh. . . Where’s the firesteel?The firesteel is in my pocket of my jacketI need a better base to work onIt’s not there man. . . In the top pockettop pockethere, dude. . . Put this safe somewhere in your hat or somethingYeah, . . . In my hat, in my hat. . . yesOkay, I go for more **** . . . Coolthe birch bark is greatOkay, I think we’re good man. We are good, but have we got bigger twigsyeah here. . . okaybigger twigsOkay, base. . . I take the birch barknice and fineput my hand gloves out, because they are wetDudeYou need to start scrapingYou go on this sideAre we ready?Yeah, yaokaygentle, gentle, gentle. . . YesNice! Oh, I love that smellthat fatwood smellWe could have done without the Fatwood, I think. . . YeahWhat about this?Throw it all on thereAll on theresave the fatwoodIt’s really the fatwood burning nowbut you see. . . the other twigs are very wetso would have been very hard without the fatwoodAnd making feathersticks would have taken too much time, here. . . Look at that. . . We got it, man. We got it!Black smokeYour leg heh. . . Yes! yes, I shouldn’t stay on itOkay more firewood man. Big, big guyswhat about this? you brought this?YeahCoolDudeIt’s okay?YeahOkay, can I take the kukri with me?Yeahmaybe you should wring out some clothes. Yeah, I should. . . This fire is goingThis is a nice drying rackThis is pretty dry already manDon’t burn your stuff. . . maybe wait for the fire to get bigger firstyeah and . . . can you make a point on this?It’s warmer with this on man. . . Yeah, put it back onShouldn’t have putted that outNice man, nice!What can I do man?Yeah wring out clothes man. . . And don’t sit on the fire, cause I need to put more stuff on it. It’s okay like thisI think it’s better to keep this on. It dries very quicklyI’m starting to get pretty warm againI get moreDude. . . yeahCome on. Give that hereI can do that. . . you should get more branches. I handle this one. . . here?No, i need itPick up some warmth manThat is niceOoh, on top of your bootsCan we try and. . . Oh, you have only one armDude, I’m just gonna mind myself for a minut. I haven’t sat by this fire yet. Yeah, you shouldcome hereWe need something to not stay in the snowyour tarpMy tarp, yesWhy are we not using our tarp?Put it a bit as a reflectorfrom this sideDude, your buff is burningyour buffThis is why you need a big fire. . . to dry thingsnot a small oneHang it up on that oneIt’s already freezing manYou wanna stay here?for a little bitI’m going toWe’re doing greatAh yeahCompletely frozen . . . pants,hahaThat’s madI think it dries quicker when you have it onOkay, let’s not waste time. . . We both sit by the fire, get comfy. . . it will go out. . . Ah, now you are in businessNice!Is there room for my pants to?YesOnly your things. . . It’s your pants. . . Well, not really in business, are we?Dude you’re burning themCan you put something for support there?You are on that side, so. . . It’s not cool manI asked you if you can put. . . Yeah of course I can, but sure I have other things to do likeCompletely frozen. . . it sure is cold. . . Ah, ****** itI think we found the better placeThicker logs. . . exactly what we needAh, we are in business dudewe areOkay, more firewoodnice oneI make it in smaller piecesThere you go. . . for me?yeahwhy you throw it all the way there?otherwise it’s gonna mess up with my clothesLook after my self now for a minuteYeah, you should go hereokayWhere is your underpants?it’s hanging way to far offshould be the closestThere is no ***** room tough, is there?Yeah, but then room should be made, come on here. . . No man, cause you gonna ***** burn it, like. . . here. . . Come on man, easyNo, I’m pissed off. . . for what?because I’m getting all the ***** wood and you have all your stuffnicely laid out and you’re chilling hereand my **** is just left. . . you know what I mean?NoIt’s not cool, manI take care about your stuff as much as I do about mineI don’t feel it, but thanks anywayCan I put my pants there?yeahI think we should stay at this location manUhm, well no, but like here, just in here. . . it’s really tightly packed with. . . conifer treesand that will really. . . you knowwhere do you want to make a fire?Oh yeah, that’s true. Well then maybe we should stay here he?We should stay hereand make the shelter right hereYeah, right under thereCoolYou did a great job with the firewood. Thank you, man!Yeah, no problemIt was easyWell, it was just walking up and downhahaThe feed are the coldest manYeahI’m gonna go and make a bench of some sortMight be out of battery. . . Lots of holes in itreally?yeahuse it as a blanketWhoo!Gonna open this up for our shelterunder here. . . move the fire a little more in front later onJulius making the shelterCutting branches and. . . getting things doneThis one should have been. . . Priority number oneyesAlright little update. . . Yeah, I think we do pretty well, I’m starting to warm up, I’m completely stable at the momentAnd you too right?yeah, I’m getting chillier now because the sun is settlingIt’s getting colder. . . Yeah, so we really should make some haste now with putting the shelter upMaking a shelteryeahThink we should first start with beddingand then put the tarp behind it, move the fire in frontand a lot of firewood for the nightyeahYepOkay man, I’m ready to build!The beaver already done half the jobNice oneDry firewoodand a lot of itawesome man, awesome!Well, we’re gonna need itCould night coming up. . . Meanwhile at the fireplace: things are still dryingbed is being madeThings are looking. . . betterBut my feed are cold!YeahThe steam coming off the stuffOh dude. . . your hoodie, manYou putting it way too close, dude. . . It wasn’t closenow it’s too close when the fire is getting biggerYeah, but it needs to be big manThis is burned. . . socks are burned. . . this is all burned. . . Well, my pants are burnt tooMy hoodie man. . . That is ***** up. . . my hoodieYour pinewood, is it?yesYeah be careful with the drying your clothes. . . That’s why a big fire dries things, a small fire burns things. . . when it’s a small fire you have to get things really close to it for it to drywhen it’s really big it can be drying from a distanceWhen your equipment and burns away. . . it breaks your heart. It’s dry atleast. . . Well yeah, but sure. . . Okay, more firewoodOkay, some basic bedding floorraised a little bit of the ground, nothing fancy, but. . . should be effectiveto keep us from the cold groundFill that up with some pine branches. . . This is the other side of the beaver pond . . . pretty cool!Our camp will just be behind those conifer treesMore firewood over here . . . They chewed through that onethat’s massiveI only have one hand I can use. . . really. . . I say it’s nearly the most difficult so farof the challengeWould you not turn your clothes dude?Yeah nice, new burn holes. . . . How’s your shelter coming along?Well. . . The bedding is alrightMy feet are getting cold. it’s not nice. . . cold the whole time. . . already. . . Ah, this one hand business. . . *****Little feet break. . . Well. . . it’s starting to get dark. . . Soon it gets dark and cold, man. Yesbut what’s going on here?But we got a pile of firewoodThat is great, isn’t it?How are we doing, Julius?Hooo. . . !How are we doing. . . ?Well. . . we are stableonly the feet are. . . getting stressed out with the coldcause. . . the boots are still soaking wet of courseIt’s getting colder too, though. you know you feel that, don’t ya?yeah, yeahMaybe the hard part is still to come. . . I did say so now, yeah. . . Check out part 2 coming up next week:with a cold rough night and finding our way back to civilizationWould be great to hear from you folks in the commentsalso check out the other videos of this winter tripwith head-to-head bushcraft battles, making shelters and stuff,igloo building and a lot more bushcraft and survival funStay tuned, subscribeSee you on the next one. . . !

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