Social media might seem like an unwelcome distraction most of the time, but platforms like Instagram are great sources of bite-sized information on survival.

Sure, you might need to hunt them down between all the trendy socialites and narcissists. However, those hidden gems are fantastic for keeping updated with survival skills and tips, trends, and even gear. Check out our top list of survival IG accounts worth following for inspiration!

1. G.O.S.C. (@globaloutdoorsurvivalclub)

While G.O.S.C. does post some “beauty shots,” they usually add some helpful information in the description and/or comments.

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Black pepper steak with eggs and potatoes. Rate this breakfast from 1 – 10 🍳 🥩 🔥 tag your friends 🤤 @globaloutdoorsurvivalclub .. 📸: @overthefirecooking

A post shared by Global Outdoor Survival Club (@globaloutdoorsurvivalclub) on Oct 11, 2019 at 6:46am PDT

2. Survival Kit, Inc. (@surviva1kit)

Survival Kit, Inc. is a must-follow survival account on IG. You’ll find plenty of useful tips and advice.

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Raise your hand if you prefer this over the city life! Photo: @spart4nn

A post shared by Survival Kit, Inc. (@surviva1kit) on Feb 15, 2018 at 3:45pm PST

3. Mark Kenyon (@wiredtohunt)

Hunting is an important survival skill to learn. Kenyon is a great source of information on hunting, angling, and general exploration in the wild.

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T-minus 4 days until we leave for our Boundary Waters canoe-in backcountry whitetail hunt. According to the forecast we’re in for a cold, wet, and possibly snowy public land adventure. I’m excited, maybe a little nervous, and very ready to get this show on the road. I’ll be coming home with a whole new set of experiences under my belt, a firsthand perspective on one of our nation’s most beloved but threatened wilderness areas, and hopefully some venison and walleye in the cooler. Can’t wait to get into that wild country. #thatwildcountry #keepitpublic #publiclandowner #publiclandsproud #hunting #wilderness #conservation 📸 @capturedcreative @jordansriley

A post shared by Mark Kenyon (@wiredtohunt) on Oct 10, 2019 at 12:42pm PDT

4. Cameron Hanes (@cameronrhanes)

Another hunter worth following on Instagram is Cameron Hanes. An absolute beast of a man, Hanes is a wealth of knowledge on athleticism, hunting, and becoming the apex predator in the wild.

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Block out the NOISE and ignore the NONSENSE…Tunnel-Visioned Focus & Unwavering Commitment simply will not be denied. 🏹🙏❤️

A post shared by Cameron Hanes (@cameronrhanes) on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:12am PDT

5. Outdoor Box Club (@outdoorboxclub)

This is a bit of wild card entry, but Outdoor Box Club is a great account to follow if you want to receive survival gear at discount prices. For just $42/month, they’ll send a box of gear to your front door.

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The January Box!!! Over $110 worth of value. Subscribe Today at OutdoorBoxClub.com #january #januarybox #subscriptionbox #outdoorsupply #outdooradventures #outdoors #hunting #fishing #camping #hiking Photo cred-@pnwhunter

A post shared by Outdoor Box Club 🎁 (@outdoorboxclub) on Jan 14, 2017 at 2:46pm PST

6. ScentLok (@scentlok_technologies)

While they focus on hunting apparel specifically, even non-hunters will appreciate the high-quality Carbon Alloy technology that goes into the odor-absorbing gear ScentLok produces.

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Congratulations Slade on a great buck!

A post shared by ScentLok (@scentlok_technologies) on Oct 8, 2019 at 7:22am PDT

7. Scent Kapture (@scentkapture)

Speaking of keeping odors away, Scent Kapture is a US-based Mossy Oak product line designed to do exactly what its name suggests. When you’re bugging out for a long time and water is scarce, keep your odors under control and hunt more efficiently.

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Catchin’ King’s in Canada land! #scentkapture #getcloser #dinner #catchingdinner

A post shared by Scent Kapture (@scentkapture) on Jul 27, 2019 at 11:55am PDT

8. Georgia Bushcraft (@georgiabushcraft)

This is a great survival Instagram account to follow if you take your survival skills seriously. Georgia Bushcraft offers venues specifically for learning such skills in a safe environment.

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A post shared by GEORGIA BUSHCRAFT (@georgiabushcraft) on Oct 11, 2019 at 7:27am PDT

9. Urban Survivalist Hacks (@urbansurvivalisthacks)

If you thought SHTF scenarios are limited to the wild, think again. Urban Survivalist Hacks will help prepare you for urban survival situations, which is an often overlooked preparation area.

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From @kesfihuzur

A post shared by Urban Survivalist Hacks (@urbansurvivalisthacks) on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:27pm PDT

10. Tips for SHTF (@offthegridguide)

Speaking of SHTF preparedness, you’ll still want to keep updated on wilderness survival. And if you’re planning on moving off grid, then Tips for SHTF is a must-follow survival Instagram account.

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Ever find yourself out on a #hunt without #rope or string? This #hack could be a lifesaver in other #stranded survival scenarios or at the very least, good way to #upcycle waste. 🌲🌲🌲 What are some of your #wilderness hacks? Via @liberty_safe

A post shared by Tips for SHTF (@offthegridguide) on Oct 11, 2019 at 2:59am PDT

11. KUIU (@kuiu_official)

Bringing us back to gear-based survival IG accounts is KUIU. If you want to prepare for surviving in mountainous terrain, then KUIU’s ultralight hunting gear is going to help take you one giant step closer to survival.

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Not all the routes in Desert Sheep country are easy ones! @hdesert15 on a daunting line. #KUIU #LiveBreatheHunt

A post shared by KUIU (@kuiu_official) on Oct 8, 2019 at 5:42pm PDT

12. SITKA Gear (@sitkagear)

Once again, this is a survival IG account that actually focuses on hunting apparel. But as hunting is an integral part of survivalism, we’re sure you’ll appreciate the content here.

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America’s #PublicLands offer unparalleled opportunities. With roughly 640 Million Acres available today, it is our duty to ensure these lands stay undeveloped for future generations. #NationalPublicLandsDay Photo: @davidframephoto #SITKAGear

A post shared by SITKA Gear (@sitkagear) on Sep 28, 2019 at 5:13pm PDT

13. Survival Life Outdoor (@survival.life.outdoor)

Don’t let the name confuse you – this is a totally different group. Survival Life Outdoor focuses on camping and tactical gear for the serious survivalist.

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Have a great day! 🌲 ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀ #mothernature #outdoor #survival #adventurer #bushcraft #scout #tent #knife #campfire #camping #hiking #naturehippys #outdoorfun #campinggear #woodsman #forest #natureaddict #intothewoods #wildlife #outdoorlife #explore #adventure #wilderness⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ 📷 Picture by @bushcraft_viktor

A post shared by Survival Life Outdoor (@survival.life.outdoor) on Oct 9, 2019 at 10:46am PDT

14. Camping and Outdoors (@survival.tools)

If you’re looking for some more survival tips and gear highlights, then this is a must-follow survival account for you.

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Credit to @officialcounciltooldealer —————————- – ⚠️Follow @survival.tools for more! ⚠️ 🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎 – – – – – – #survival #bushcraft #camping #nature #outdoors #hiking #outdoor #prepper #adventure #survivalist #survivalgear #edc #hunting #wilderness #bushcrafting #survivalkit #woodsman #the #prepping #forest #backpacking #handmade #everydaycarry #survivalcraft #game

A post shared by Camping and Outdoors (@survival.tools) on Oct 11, 2019 at 11:16am PDT

15. Survival Life (@survivallife)

You didn’t think we’d leave ourselves out, did you? If you’ve been enjoying our content, you’ll love following us on IG too!

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Tag your hunting buddy! Let them know how excited you are to be hunting together this season! #hunting #huntingseason #huntinglife #huntingphoto #huntingthings #huntingrifle #shooting #guns #survivallife #survival

A post shared by Survival Life (@survivallife) on Sep 28, 2019 at 1:30pm PDT

Conclusion

So there you have it – 15 survival Instagram accounts we feel are worth following. Know of any others we should add to our list? Drop a comment below!

Read more: survivallife.com