The 6 Most Basic Survival Skills You Need to Know
Skills

The 6 Most Basic Survival Skills You Need to Know

When confronted with the totality of calamity that might befall you in any given disaster it is easy to feel overwhelmed, outmatched and lacking in confidence, especially if you have not been flexing your readiness muscles for very long or very often. After all, who are you but knee-high to no one? You aren’t some…

Finding Water in the Wilderness Easily
Bugging Out

Finding Water in the Wilderness Easily

Water should be the first thing on your mind in a survival situation. The rule of threes says you can go a maximum (in good conditions) of three days without water, but sod’s law says you might be in the desert in the summer. When bugging out, you don’t have the luxury of a water…

Best Survival Flashlights Recommendations
Gear

Best Survival Flashlights Recommendations

If you’ve ever had a flashlight die out on you when you needed it the most, you understand the importance of having only the best survival flashlights for your EDC, GHB, and BOB. There’s nothing worse than needing light and not having it or not having a bright enough one. And if it’s a survival…

20 Bug out Bag Items with More than One Use
Gear

20 Bug out Bag Items with More than One Use

When the SHTF and your home is no longer safe, it’s time to bug out for your retreat location or another location you’ve deemed as safe. Bugging out is tough because you want to be sure you have the things you will need to survive but no matter how strong you are, you can only…

Best Survival Food for Bugging Out
Food

Best Survival Food for Bugging Out

So, you’ve got yourself a bug out bag and you’ve packed it according to all the items on a standard B.O.B list and you’re feeling pretty prepared and confident. But let’s take a step back and analyze the type of survival food you have in there. What types do you have? What’s the shelf life…

Get Home Bag – The Ultimate List of Survival Items
Gear

Get Home Bag – The Ultimate List of Survival Items

Preppers and survivalists are obsessed with bags: bags for bugging out, bags for bugging in, 72 hour bags, INCH bags and even car BOBs, all well prepared and ready for impending disaster or emergency. Realistically though, there is one bag that is going to be used more than any other, and it will be used…

How to Test Your Bug Out Bag
Backpacks | Gear

How to Test Your Bug Out Bag

So you have spent your hard earned money, and your valuable time getting prepared.  You have read all the articles and made the perfect bug out bag. Now what? You can sit the bag in your vehicle, or home and just wait till SHTF so you can bug out. I asked my self-everyday with my…

How to Winterize your Bug Out Bag
Backpacks

How to Winterize your Bug Out Bag

One of the most discussed topics in survival forums is how to assemble a bug-out bag.  This is a pack stuffed with essential survival items for situations where you may be forced to leave your home.  There are many scenarios that could cause somebody to bug out. Perhaps there is a pandemic, and you want…