How To Stock a 72 Hour Emergency Kit

Have you been thinking about putting together an Emergency Kit / Earthquake Kit / Disaster Kit for your house? We have for a long time – pretty much since we relocated to the Pacific Northwest but just didn’t make it a priority. Truthfully, the task just seemed so...

9 Tips For Packing Your Bug Out Bag

Bug out bags are for disasters that strike without warning. If you wake up in the middle of the night to the sound of your world falling apart, all you’ll have time to do is grab your bag (or bags if you have a family) and hit the road. The ability to pack up and...

How to teach your children about emergency preparedness

Although prepping is seen more as an “activity for old-timers” I believe that everyone should stand prepared, regardless of age. If you are preparedness likeminded, you should teach your children about emergency preparedness from a young age as it will help them...

Neighborhood RECON

If it all goes sideways someday, a lot of us are preparing to hunker down as opposed to bugging out. Your home, your city, your neighborhood is where you will choose to make your stand. Knowing your surroundings will give you a distinct advantage over people passing...

Do Not Underestimate The Value Of Food And Water

This morning while reading an article/interview between Jim Sinclair and Greg Hunter regarding the ‘pressure cooker’ financial/economic time bomb of our current system and how it’s going to blow one day, they were talking about the value of having some gold and silver...

Tactical Survival – Real Skills For SHTF

Envision SHTF as something that could disrupt the normal function Government if you would. A disruption in government that would cause law enforcement to become non-existent. Total chaos martial law type scenarios in which it’s everybody for themselves. Smaller scale...

Pemmican – The Survival Super Food

Meat preservation is a hot topic among preppers and being able to prepare and later on, enjoy a good meat ration is a must when it comes to preparedness. To prepare for and conquer the future, we sometimes must look into the past, as there are no better teachers than...

Bug Out Location: Find It, Prepare It, Protect It

The one resource every prepper must have is a good bug out location. Some people even hope to completely relocate their family to their bug out location full-time before SHTF. The type of property you choose for your bug out location will depend on how you intend to...

15 Life Saving Tips for a Winter Bugout

In 1939 the Soviet Union invaded Finland in what was called The Winter War. This war caused about 70,000 Finnish causalities with most of them being innocent civilians. As a result of this invasion many Finnish civilians were forced into a winter bug out in order to...

Feeding the Beast During SHTF – Bread Options

A crisis of any scale is a tough time to either have to learn to do without, or create a lot of work for ourselves. With a little practice and planning, we can still have things that make our next dish of soup or pinto beans or squirrel a little happier, and give us...

How to Build the Perfect Survival Camp

As a lost hunter, your job is to make SAR’s job easier by staying put. But as you wait to be found, there are other things you should do to stay comfortable—and alive. View Full Article > How to Build the Perfect Survival Camp

5 Winter Survival Skills That Will Keep You Warm, Dry… And Alive

Every different climate delivers a unique set of challenges in a survival scenario, and winter is no exception. If you aren’t too careful, the frigid wind and cold can immobilize you with frostbite and then kill you off with hypothermia. In this article, we are going...

Storing Canned Food – 4 Rotation Ideas

I’ve had several people tell me they don’t believe in food storage. When I asked why, its always for the same reason. The summed-up version: they bought a large supply of canned food, stored it for five to ten years, then threw it away. Have you ever thrown away...

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