Knowing survival skills is extremely important before you start a hardcore camping. In short, survival techniques can be defined as those techniques that can help a person in any dangerous situation. It can be any natural disaster, manmade disaster or any type of accident. Generally, these techniques involve shelter, food, water, and a signal no for help, thinking straight, navigating safely, first aid, etc. In ancient times, people used to live their usual life in this way. It was hard, but people lived the same way for thousands of years. One needs to avoid any unwanted interaction with dangerous animals and plants.
Thriving in nature is peaceful, but very tough. Especially for us, as we have developed a habit of living in all types of luxuries. Survival skills are a way to enjoy and recreate yourself in nature. Being self-sufficient is the best feel one can experience in this world. You will learn planning, preparing and learning through a hardcore camping. What life brings you have to accept it diligently. If you have these skills developed in you, it will be very helpful in the times of natural calamities. You can not only save yourself but also your family. You can survive easily on mountains, hills and jungle with these skills.
You need to show the skills as per the situation. Much planning is never needed as it will not work most of the time. You have to think accordingly and move on. You must know a few things about yourself before getting exposing to any extreme situation. First is, humans cannot survive more than three hours when exposed to extremely low or high temperature at a stretch. You cannot live more than six days without water. You cannot survive more than nine days without food. Now that you know the extremities of your body, plan accordingly.