15 Reasons Why You Need Food Storage

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How To Stock a Real Food Emergency Kit

If you live in an urban area, the commonly accepted recommendation is to stock 3 days worth of food and water supplies. To err on the side of caution, I decided to create a 72-hour food kit for six adults. Since we only have 4 people in our house (2 adults and 2...

15 Skills For Surviving A Collapsed City

Will you survive a disaster in a city without having resources such as water, food, and safe shelter at your immediate disposal? You’re going to be facing hard times and the adversity from your fellow urbanites who aren’t survival-savvy. Whether it’s a financial...

8 Military Bug Out Vehicles You Can Own

We here at the Ranch are in the process of building 2 Bug Out Vehicles. One for THR central command, and the other for THR suburbia. We will be starting a series on both of the builds, one a low dollar build, and the other a mid-level build. While we would love to...

Top 5 SHTF ‘Surprises’

I recently ran one of my newest courses, called ’A Mile In My Shoes’. This is where I take a small group of students to the city where I survived the war and take them around and physically show them the realities of what was faced. A lot of lessons, of course, are...

How to Survive in a Violent Post Apocalypse

Are you ready for a rise of outlaw gangs, sex traders, and supply raiders? This isn’t the Old West. This is America or the UK, Canada, or Australia following a complete societal collapse. Better know how to survive — because outlaw gangs, murderous raiders and...

7 Crazy Ways To Use Tree Bark For Survival

If you find yourself in a survival situation in the woods, you’re basically standing in a goldmine of potential resources, all of which are literally at your fingertips along the trunks of nearby trees. Knowing just how versatile tree bark can be might just save your...

How To Involve Your Children In Prepping

I am often asked by parents how they can involve their children more in prepping. It is a very valid and important question, especially when it comes to younger children. Our children are the next generation to carry on what they learn from us, so it is important that...

Traveling on Foot in a SHTF Situation

Whether it’s an EMP or a CME that does your car in, or whether you find yourself locked down with martial law or in a controlled area, even a war-zone, you need to be prepared to travel the old-fashioned way: by foot. Foot travel is something that is easily...

Seven Reasons to Invest in a Bomb Shelter

I was talking to a friend of mine last night and he thought it was funny that people are still interested in bomb shelters. When he was growing up in the late 1950s most suburban families either had a bomb shelter or considered investing in one … I thought about it...

Is Freeze-Dried Food Worth the Investment?

Prepping and freeze-dried food are synonymous with one another. For years, the freeze-dried food industry have profited heavily on families wanting to get their pantries emergency ready. But is it worth all the hype and money? There are many who wonder if the...

Last Minute Preparedness: What to Do Right Before a Disaster Hits!

While disasters like industrial accidents, earthquakes, and terror attacks are hard to predict, many disasters tend to come with at least a little bit of warning. Things like hurricanes, winter storms, and even wars or social unrest usually will come with some sort of...

5 Steps For Securing Your Bug-In Location

We’ve all seen the news. The unemployment rate. The wars and rumors of wars. The earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunami’s and other natural disasters plaguing the globe. Our own governments seemingly inexorable march towards Eurocentric slavery (also known as socialism,...