10 Jul 2015

Survive on the Water: 3 Essential Watercraft

If the roads are out or overcrowded, the best way to make it to a safe position may be by water. In the first part of this series, we discussed the planning and guidelines for setting up a water escape. In this article, we’ll discuss different types of watercraft as

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02 Jul 2015

Your 5 Step Guide to Escaping Disaster by Water

If the roads are out or overcrowded, the best way to make it to a safe position may be by water. While land travel can be an efficient way to transport people and supplies, roads and trails are subject to degradation and damage over time. For some people, a body

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08 Dec 2014

Avoid these Common Backcountry Skiing Mistakes

Skiers love taking on whatever the mountain can dish out. There is nothing better than hitting fresh powder in the backcountry with friends. Canada’s CBC news reported that sales of backcountry ski equipment were up 40 percent at the start of the 2012-13 season and backcountry is no longer a fringe sector.

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27 Nov 2014

How to Make Your Vehicle a Fortress of Safety

In an emergency situation, every possible route to survival must be considered. A car or truck can play a huge role in protecting you and your loved ones. Prepare for anything by planning ahead. Maps, weapons, and survival tools should all have a place in your ride. Keep survival  in

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19 Nov 2014

The Essential Survival Weapon You Probably Don’t Own

Throwing knives are often overlooked as a tool for survival. Just like any other weapon, it takes time and practice to perfect. Using throwing knives successfully requires concentration and excellent technique. There are a few blade types to test out and a few throwing styles that can fit various levels

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07 Nov 2014

Use This Household Item to Create Survival Fire-Starters

Prepping your Bug Out Bag means you’ll need to think about fire-starting options that are available. Your best bet is to try out as many as possible before choosing what will work best for you. A wide range of options will greet you, from the expensive packaged camp store versions

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07 Nov 2014

Hatchets and Tomahawks in Survival Scenarios

The right survival tool can be the difference between life and death. Crisis situations demand a tool that is both versatile and reliable. You might have to be on the move for miles or to be hunkered down in a shelter for several days. Hatchets and tomahawks are survival tools

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03 Nov 2014

Why You Should Be Carrying a Survival Knife

A survival knife should be on hand when a situation calls for a survival tool that is versatile, reliable, and deadly. Their simple design and quiet effectiveness make them an indispensible item in any emergency situation. They don’t require ammunition, they can serve a variety of purposes, and they are

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