Natural disasters are one of the most devastating forces on this planet. The amount of damage and destruction they're capable of is astounding, and much more than nearly anything else in the world. So it's no wonder that people would want to avoid them. However, they're pretty hard to escape, as there are different types of them in any given part of the world, so no matter where you go, you'll probably encounter one or another. The next best thing you can do is to simply learn how to survive in one, if you can't actually prevent or avoid … [Read more...] about How to Make the Ultimate Earthquake Survival Kit – Be Ready at a Moment’s Notice!
Often in many survival situations we rely on wildlife as a food source. Through hunting and other methods, we attempt to catch and kill them so we've got food for the night. It's how we've been doing things since the dawn of mankind, so you know it's a pretty reliable strategy for survival. Yet sometimes animals are more elusive than we'd hope for. Either too quick, too agile, or too stealthy, we're just unable to get certain creatures with normal hunting tactics. And while we usually have other wildlife options to turn to, that's not always … [Read more...] about 12 Genius Snares to Utilize During Any Survival Situation
If there's ever a possibility of an incoming SHTF situation, then there are certain events that could come along with that. And something very common in that case would be an EMP. The thought of it alone is honestly chilling. How so quickly and easily all of our systems and devices we so heavily rely on get wiped out and rendered useless. Just think of how debilitating that would be in our society today. Our devices and appliances gone, our vehicles too, and all of our infrastructure; all of that down in a matter of moments! And while … [Read more...] about A Guide on What Steps to Take When an EMP Hits While at Work
Something none of us can deny is the greatness of food. It tastes great, and can look great. We bond over it, make it our jobs, our passion, or simply munch whenever we're hungry. Oh yeah, and there's the whole "necessary resource to survive" thing about it. Without a doubt, we all need food to survive. It gives us energy and nutrition to keep us strong and healthy. It's important enough now, but when we need to be at our peak performance to stay alive in a survival situation, it becomes even more critical we get it. However, chances are … [Read more...] about 5 Dangerous Things We Must NEVER Eat in the Wild Under Any Circumstances
When you're in a survival situation, you're a lot more vulnerable than usual. You don't have any of your normal luxuries with you, and you have a limited amount of supplies and tools. Things get tough, and that's just something you have to fight through. One of the ways you'll be most affected by this is how you have no home to protect you from the elements. If you're lucky, you won't have to deal with much, but you never know when you'll be surviving in an extreme climate or facing some harsh weather. That's when shelter comes in handy. … [Read more...] about 5 Primitive Shelters Survivalists Should Take the Time to Master for That Pivotal Survival Moment
I'm sure many of us are familiar with multi-use survival tools. They're often a big key to proper survival. Being able to do so much with way less is definitely helpful, as it allows for more room for other supplies. Everybody loves an excellent multi-use tool. But, isn't it great when we find ourselves coming across other things that are multi-use? Specifically, natural resources. There's a lot you need when you're trying to survive in the wilderness, so why not get as much as you can out of whatever you're using? And one of the best … [Read more...] about 5 Mind-Boggling Survival Uses From a Pine Tree That Can Save a Person’s Life
In a SHTF situation, you never know what could happen. However, some events are still pretty likely to happen, and I think I can say with certainty that an EMP could be one of them. Sure, not everybody is toting around whatever device they're using to blast EMP's all around, but whether it's an enemy invasion, a mass terrorist attack, or some other human threat, an EMP could very well be one of their go-to attacks. So, we've got to be ready for it, and know what it entails. Of course, all of our devices will be out, but we're already … [Read more...] about The Perfect Bug Out Survival Bike for During a Collapse, All on a Budget!
If there's ever a SHTF situation, most of us are pretty well prepared. We've got lots of useful skills and knowledge, and most importantly, the shelter and resources to survive over lots of time. However, that's all cooped up in our own home or shelter. What happens if we aren't at home when SHTF happens? If you were just out at the grocery store, it wouldn't be much of a problem, but I'm thinking something worse. What happens when SHTF occurs while you're traveling? That's never your ideal situation. You don't the area that well, … [Read more...] about Prepping Items That’ll Come in Handy on a Road Trip
When prepping for SHTF or survival, we often prep only with ourselves or us and our families in mind. We never think about who else we might encounter during a SHTF or survival situation, or other people we may end up wanting to help later on. Now, you might be thinking "you snooze, you lose", and that those folks might not deserve your help. But what if you meet up with a friend or an ally you could use? Then, you might start wishing you prepped more for others in mind, because going it alone is never a smart strategy. Yet there's still … [Read more...] about 5 Items That Are Useful for Dogs in the Outdoors
Here in the prepping community, we've got a lot of differences and variations in our survival plans and methods. The tools we use, where we go, what we prioritize, etc. There's so much room for variation and improvisation in survival that it's impossible to not have a little bit of uniqueness in your survival strategy. However, there are a few things that we all share in common, and that we can't change. One is the resources we need, things like shelter, water, and food. The focus today is on that last one, food, as it's arguably the hardest … [Read more...] about (Video) An Expert’s Guide to Foraging Wild Plants