Survival Fishing: 7 Tips and Facts You Need to Know

It is easy to assume that life will be okay if you find yourself in a survival situation near a body of water that is home to fish and other water dwelling creatures. You have seen the movies where stranded survivors catch fish with their bare hands... read more...

What Does Your Survival Outfit Look Like?

When you think about bugging out, you have probably thought about where you will go, how you will get there and what you will take with you. Those are all very important parts to a good bug out plan. Have you thought about what you will wear? It may... read more...

Fire Escape Plans for Those with Limited Mobility

Not everyone is young and agile and has the ability to run out of a burning building when the smoke detector goes off. Some people are wheelchair bound or have limited mobility in general. It won’t be as easy as jumping out a window or running... read more...

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Making Clothes After SHTF

As you prepare to live through and in the years following a major disaster or financial collapse that leaves the world in a tailspin, you are probably focusing a lot of your time and effort on food, water and basic supplies like toilet paper and... read more...

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16 Ways to Stay Warm with No Power

Winter weather is notorious for knocking out the electricity. When you rely on your furnace to heat your home, that could be a serious problem. You have to have some way to keep your family warm and safe. Too often we hear stories of people dying... read more...

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Tips to Coping with Life After SHTF

After a major disaster, an act of war or an economic collapse, our world is going to be a very dark place, literally and figuratively. Learning how to live without modern conveniences is going to be extremely difficult. Many people assume they will... read more...

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Bushcraft Gear You Need in Your Bag

Part of preparing to survive a catastrophic situation includes some hands -on training in the outdoors in rough conditions. You need to be out in the woods and the wilderness to get a real feel for things to help better prepare you for the real deal... read more...

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Cinder Blocks: 17 Ways to Use Them

Cinder blocks may seem like an odd subject to discuss in a survivalist and prepping forum, but they are very useful tools that will be an excellent addition to your preps. After a collapse or major disaster, homes will be destroyed. Roads will be... read more...