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...

Producing Power on the Move: 3 Options to Generate Electricity

Imagine charging your cell phone, tablet or your rechargeable batteries while you were on the move. The idea of bugging out while producing electricity is a new one for some. It opens up the possibility to carry gear that would otherwise be useless... read more...

Updating Your Bug Out Bag Clothing

Part of putting together your bug out bag is ensuring you have the proper gear and are ready for whatever may come your way. You may have a knife, poncho and an emergency blanket. Those are things that will help you get out of the weather, start a... read more...

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Having the Right Prepping Supplies

Somewhere in the world, there’s a survival expert who doesn’t need anything to survive with. The rest of us need to have the right equipment and supplies. When we talk about prepping supplies, the first thing that most people think of is food and... read more...

Prepping for Survival

Prepping for Survival

Surviving a disaster, whether natural or man-made, is an all-encompassing task. In most situations, the key deciding factor in one’s survival is how much prepping for survival they’ve done. Unless one is so well trained that they can make do with... read more...

Survival Tips for Winter Traveling

Survival Tips for Winter Traveling

There are a lot of things that could being us into a survival situation. Most of us think of those as being things that are outside of our control; such as natural disasters or the grid going down. But we are just about as likely to get into a... read more...

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Selecting a Survival Sleeping Bag

I used to keep an “emergency sleeping bag” in my bug out bag. This is made out of the same material as an emergency blanket (or space blanket). While it might help keep you warm, it’s really not anywhere near as effective as a real sleeping bag. It... read more...

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Selecting a Survival Knife

Ask any survival instructor what the single most important tool or piece of gear to have for survival is and you’ll get the same answer; a knife. The knife is the universal tool, able to be used for a wide variety of different purposes. If you have... read more...

what should you stockpile

Besides Food, What Should You Stockpile?

 Anyone who starts prepping pretty much starts out the same way, stockpiling food and water. That’s actually a very good starting point, but it doesn’t take long for anyone to realize that when things go bad, they are going to need a whole lot more... read more...

Selecting a Tactical Flashlight

Flashlights have come a long way in the last few years. I remember going on field training exercises in the Army, carrying a two-cell right angle flashlight and trying to see with it. I also remember buying one of the big Maglite flashlights and... read more...

ammo

How Much Ammo do You Need?

If you’re preparing to face a disaster, you’re probably stockpiling guns and ammunition to go along with your food and water. Most preppers see this as a necessity, so that they will be ready to protect themselves from marauding gangs of starving... read more...

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Why Bother with a Camp Stove?

One of the challenges anyone faces, who tries to prepare a bug out bag, is that of weight. Carrying extra equipment is normally considered a no-no, because of the need to save on weight. So, most people would probably be quick to ask the question –... read more...