The key to survival is being able to take whatever is at hand and use it for whatever you need to make it through whatever you are facing.
That is a lot of “whatever,” for sure, but you get the point; innovation and improvisation are critical to you making it out in one piece, whether you are facing a weather event, man-made disaster or end up lost in the woods (and everything in between).
One often overlooked survival “multi-tool” is a cell phone.
Ideally, you can use your phone to summon help or at least help pinpoint your position, but if that fails, you still have a pretty useful piece of equipment at your disposal if you know what to do and how to use it.
Check out the next page to see how you can use your cell phone as a multi-purpose survival tool!