Man vs. Wild: Hacks You Need to Survive in the Wilderness Image via

Shoe polish has uses outside of shining your wingtips.

Level of difficulty (1 being easiest, 10 being hardest): 6

While we don't reccomend bringing dress shoes into the wilderness, it may not be a bad idea to bring shoe polish. Shoe polish has flammable qualities that make it ideal for starting a fire. Bonus: the polish can also give off a scent that repels animals while you are sleeping.


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