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
Gear

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…

How to Shed Weight off Your Bob
Gear

How to Shed Weight off Your Bob

It is highly likely that you have been at the grocery store and picked up a 32 count pack of bottled water. Well, that weighs 32 pounds (15 kilo). So with that in mind, could you carry three of those on your back very far? How about two of them? Our guys in uniform often…

Using Hiking to Test Your BOB
Hiking

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…

Clothing for your Bugout Bag
Clothing and shelter

Clothing for your Bugout Bag

If there is one thing that I have learned over my survival career, it is the importance of having the right clothing with you for the challenges that you face. As you assemble and modify your bugout bag for the seasons, you will need to consider which clothing items to take. This is actually a…

Redundancy in your Bug-Out Bag
Gear

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
Gear | Knives

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…