A major hurdle to living off the grid is learning how to become self-reliant. You don’t want to depend on anyone or anything in order to keep your life afloat. This includes building your own power source (by using solar power, wind power, etc.) and creating your own sustainable food supply.
A useful off-grid skill that we typically forget about is axe wielding. It’s a great way to utilize nature in order to remain independent. Since wood has many uses, learning how to properly maneuver an axe to turn trees into a beneficial resource is crucial, particularly during the colder months.
Continue on to learn 4 axe skills you should have for self-reliance when off the grid!