Lock picking is a skill that may never be needed, but it an offbeat skill that any survivalist should look to acquire. Lock picking is more reliable than trying to go at a lock with brute force. It also far more subtle which allows you to unlock something without begin detected. Finally, lock picking can give you a better understanding of security and to see that a common lock is not a very good means of securing something.
- To acquire skills that you may never once need to use in your life, but if the day ever comes that you do, you face that adversary with both confidence and grace.
- The very essence of lock picking is to undermine and compromise security, which is commonly associated with criminal activity.
- In an urban based survival situation you may find yourself needing to open things that don’t belong to you and that you do not have a key to.