Without a doubt, survival situations are some of the roughest times we can face. Whether it's voluntary or not, prepared or winging it, time in the wilderness is never spent too luxuriously. Obviously, I can think of worse positions to be in. There's no end to all kinds of bad places to be right now. Yet, that still doesn't make surviving any less difficult and harsh. Especially if you're in some unpleasant conditions, it takes a lot of strength and willpower to last through a survival situation. However, if the struggle for survival was … [Read more...] about What Everybody’s Survival Medicine Kit Should Look Like, as Told by a Nurse
Nowadays, everybody wants to get their hands on all kinds of equipment. From something as simple as rope to a complex multi-tool, there is no end to the equipment available to us on the market. Because of this, there is also no end to the spending some people do when prepping. Obviously, getting some equipment doesn't hurt. In fact, having some essential tools and gear can really make things easier and safer for you. However, the problem is when you start to buy an item for everything. As you spend more, the more storage space, carrying … [Read more...] about This Man Purchases the Cheapest Survival Tool… But is it Worth It?
When it comes to a SHTF situation, the places that'll most likely end up being the most chaotic and danger-filled will undoubtedly be the places of higher populations. Cities, or just areas with a high concentration of people are places you may want to avoid after the collapse. Due to that extra level danger, many smart preppers avoid highly populated areas. Instead of heading there like many non-preppers, they do the exact opposite. Many preppers go off the grid, which is heading far out away from most others, and living isolated off of … [Read more...] about Finding Out Just How Far Off the Grid We Are Able to Go
SHTF survival is much more than just a game of who has the most resources. While supplies and items are always quite helpful, it takes more than that to be a readied prepper. Beyond that, you've also got other things to take care of, particularly your own condition. Now, you might be thinking of physical condition and training now. Getting your body in proper shape so you can operate at peak performance. While that is always helpful for SHTF, there's still one part many people overlook. Simply, we're all forgetting that SHTF is also a … [Read more...] about Brilliant Tactical Tips From an Actual Soldier
I can say with confidence that the survival community is big and still growing. Every day, I feel that more and more people are taking in interest in prepping and surviving. It even shows as you can see a growth in survival and prepping content on the internet. Yet, this isn't just some useless statistic. I think you can get a whole lot of this growing community. In fact, there's even more benefits from it than just seeing more content of different tips. Now, with so many people out there surviving, there are often chances to see other … [Read more...] about (Video) This Guy’s Solo Survival is Amazing!
There are a whole lot of different events that can occur once SHTF. Obviously, there are the major events. These are the ones that cause the collapse in the first place, are all over the world, and the main focus of whatever conflict is happening. However, there's more than that. There are plenty of smaller, less-threatening occurrences that can happen in a SHTF scenario. These are things that only affect you or a small area. While they're less deadly than major events, they can still have a bad effect on you. You might be asking, what … [Read more...] about 8 Items We’ll Want Before a Blackout Happens
There is no end to the list of possible disaster and emergency scenarios we may encounter in our lives. Seriously, nearly anything could end up going wrong if you're unlucky enough. Of course, I'm not saying that every thing you do could kill you. Instead, I'm just pointing out that the possibility for disaster, even a slight one, is always there. So with that being said, we've got to be prepared in case we ever find ourselves in a disaster. For the most part, large scale disasters are taken care of. As preppers, we're ready for earthquakes, … [Read more...] about The Key to Surviving a Deadly Train Crash
Survival, disaster, SHTF, and emergency situations all tend to get out of hand. Due to them being rather chaotic, varying, and nearly uncontrollable, it's quite easy for things to get rough real fast. Unfortunately, there aren't a lot of things to do about it, so instead, it's all about anticipating the consequences and results. So, what exactly comes out of the anarchy of those types of situations? Well, there's all kinds of results, mainly negative, that arise from these scenarios. For one, many of them, such as disaster and SHTF … [Read more...] about The Various First Aid Kits Needed in an Emergency
Bugging out is always a very tricky task. Yet, it may not be tricky for the same reasons many people think. Sure, it's hard to have the willpower to constantly be on the move. Plus, it's hard to know exactly where to go and what to do, while always changing your surroundings and having to adapt your plan. However, I feel that the real challenge of bugging out is much different from either of those. It's not about what you'll face on the road, or the physical struggle of all the traveling and moving. In reality, the biggest problem for some … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy Methods of Lightening a Bug-Out Bag
Food is often an overlooked or underrated resource in survival or emergency situations. Obviously, we all know we need it to live, but due to the infrequency of its need, food tends to take a backseat to other resources like shelter and water. However, that shouldn't be such a case. Yes, shelter and water are still extremely important, but food shouldn't be as far behind them as it is currently. Instead, food should be on the same level as shelter and water, as it provides us with the energy we use to keep on surviving. Even beyond that, … [Read more...] about (Video) Off-Grid Cooking Methods That Are Survival Game Changers