The Best Bug out Vehicles
Bug Out Vehicles

The Best Bug out Vehicles

Finding the best bugout vehicle to help you and your loved ones reach your prepper retreat both quickly and safely is not an easy task. There are many important aspects which must be considered – budget being a primary and guiding concern, of course. A bug out vehicle (BOV for short) must first and foremost,…

The Ultimate List Of INCH Bag Survival Items
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The Ultimate List Of INCH Bag Survival Items

An INCH bag is far different than a BOB bag. Possessing such a bag could be essential to your very survival – and should always be kept within reach. INCH stands for I’m Never Coming Home. It is a large survival bag that is packed full of all the essentials tools and gear you will…

Using Hiking to Test Your BOB
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Using Hiking to Test Your BOB

If you are a prepper, there is a very good chance you have a bug out bag.  If not, you at least know what one is.  This is your lifeline if you have to bail and leave you home behind.  It has all the tools you need to survive away from home.  Many survivalists scrutinize…

Redundancy in your Bug-Out Bag
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Redundancy in your Bug-Out Bag

I learned about the importance of redundancy in my bug-out bag very early in my survival career.  I was on a hike scouting out an area for a survival challenge and testing some gear.  The only tool for starting fire I had brought with me was a ferro rod.  It was attached to the handle…

Best Knives for your Bug-Out Bag
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Best Knives for your Bug-Out Bag

The most important item you can have with you in a survival situation is a knife.  The fact is that recreating a strong, sharp blade with natural materials is very difficult.  It requires the perfect materials and years of practice.  Because of the importance of this tool, it is equally important to select the right…

14 Items NOT to include in a BOB
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14 Items NOT to include in a BOB

When SHTF, if you haven’t already strategically located to a remote area that is fortified and well-stocked with supplies, then at some point you will need to bug out from your current home. Nearly all the experts will agree that bugging out is the more dangerous choice in most cases. Even if you are ultra-prepared…

To Bug in or Out? That is the Question
Bugging Out

To Bug in or Out? That is the Question

If you were smart enough to stick to prepping for the long term, then you’ve seen the matrix: tools and gear are not enough to protect you from a potential disaster or emergency. Things get tricky as your minds starts to wonder about all the possible scenarios you may have to face. Questions pop up,…

The Best Survival Backpacks
Backpacks

The Best Survival Backpacks

Choosing a backpack for your bug out or survival trip can indeed have a major effect on your overall security and safety. In a bug-out scenario, you will be carrying all your gear for miles at a time, and in some cases for several hours or even days at a time. The best survival backpack…