Traveling and survival gear, what can you take with you?
05 Sep 2016

12-Point Checklist: Survival Items Preppers Can Take on an Airplane

When you travel, you might feel limited in what survival gear you depend on, because you can’t always take your important items with you. If you’re flying on an airplane, TSA has strict guidelines regarding the type of products and their sizes that you’re allowed to carry on board and pack.

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5 Ways to Communicate in an Emergency
20 Jul 2016

5 Ways to Communicate In An Emergency

When the SHTF, ways to communicate in an emergency with your family and your close friends will be a high priority. Communication infrastructure is also the one aspect of the grid that’s all but sure to fail, thanks to the general public’s reliance on digital electronic devices such as phones and computers

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Essential Items for Wilderness Survival
05 Jul 2016

Go Beyond the Survival Essentials

Having some basic survival essential items with you when you’re outdoors is a must and the key to outdoor success. The items you have with you should provide for your basic needs while out and about, both while things are going according to plan and when things get hairy. But

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Tips on choosing a survival knife
30 Jun 2016

Choosing the Best Wilderness Survival Knife

A wilderness survival knife is an essential tool to keep in your bug out bag. It will help you perform a number of important tasks such as preparing food and cutting branches and rope. And it can be used as a weapon to protect you in case you’re attacked by

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Do You Rely Too Much on Phones While Hiking?
16 Jun 2016

Do You Rely Too Much On Your Smartphone when Hiking?

These days, we use our smartphones for everything. They’re always with us, even when we’re in the backcountry. Smartphones are helpful but they shouldn’t be your line of defense if you’re out in the wilderness. Technology is never a substitute for knowledge, experience and safe planning. When you’re hiking in

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ride out a tsunami with a survival pod
11 Jun 2016

‘Survival Pod’ Capsule Designed to Withstand Any Type of Disaster

The “survival pod” is a unique capsule designed to withstand any type of disaster. At least, this is what inventor and CEO of Survival Capsule, Julian Sharpe, claims. The survival pod is made of metal, is covered in an aircraft-grade aluminum shell and is lined with a ceramic thermal blanket. It

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Beginner's Guide to Choosing a Tent
08 Jun 2016

Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Lightweight Tent

Buying a lightweight tent that is functional, convenient and affordable is ideal for camping or emergency preparedness. What features should you consider for this type of gear? Do you want a single-wall or double-wall tent? Double-wall tents are more versatile and allow for greater ventilation and protection from foul weather.

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Best Bugout Vehicle
18 May 2016

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Bug Out Vehicles

You’ve done all the right things. You have plenty of stored water and food, your bug-out-bag is stocked and ready to go, you have an emergency plan that you’ve discussed with your family, and you have weapons that you can use to defend yourself and your home. But what happens

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sturdy boots for prepping
11 May 2016

These are the Best Types of Shoes and Boots to Consider for Bugging Out

Having adequate footwear should never be overlooked by preppers. Having the right shoes and boots capable of standing up to potentially rigorous conditions in the event of a crisis is key to making it through anything. After all, you’ll be on your feet more than normal. Here’s what to consider

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lost in the woods
15 Apr 2016

4 Reasons You Should Carry a Personal Locator Beacon

A personal locator beacon (PLB) is a portable device that will transmit your location in case of an emergency so that rescue crews will be able to find you.  A personal locator beacon must be activated manually, and it transmits data to a satellite system, allowing rescuers to track your

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