How many things do we use every single day, but don't really appreciate? For most people, the answer is A LOT. And when SHTF, these commonplace items will end up being extremely valuable.There are many SHTF scenarios in which stores will be either bought out or looted, making everyday items extremely hard to come by. And if we're talking about a large-scale situation, it could be a long time before those stores are re-stocked (if ever).We don't know what the future may hold. That's why it's extremely important to be prepared. And when these … [Read more...] about 21 Inexpensive Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight in Gold After SHTF
There's a right way and a wrong way to pack a backpack. The biggest mistake most people make is packing way too much.The result is a pack that's too heavy, making it nearly impossible to do whatever it is you wanted to do. That's why it's important to plan ahead, and to literally weigh your pack before you go.You'll need to make efficient use of space, so you'll need to separate "need" items from "want" items.Here's a great video of our friend from SoleAdventure showing everything he brought with him on a week-long hunting trip.Enjoy: … [Read more...] about (Video) Backpack Hunting Gear List: Everything a Person Needs to Pack For a Week-Long Hunting Trip
As the dust settles, many people are breathing a sigh of relief. As it turns out, many have stopped prepping as well.But is this wise? Is there any less of a chance of a natural disaster or some other SHTF event?The purpose of this blog is not to spread fear. It's about raising awareness and helping people become more self-reliant, capable Prepped Survivalists.Special thanks to my survivalist friend over at Back Door Survival.Here's what she had to say:Has Prepping Reached a Saturation Point?Every legitimate blogger I know has a sickness called … [Read more...] about With the Election Over, Some Think Survivalism is on its Way Out. So, Has Prepping Died?
When it comes to prepping, it's not about simply surviving. If a disaster occurs, it's about surviving, and then living on after the dust settles.It's easy to only think about short-term survival, especially if you're a new Prepped Survivalist. But it's important to think long-term. Because eventually, supplies will run out.It's critical to plan for long-term survival. It's also important to think about other items that aren't merely about continuing to live.Should you survive, congratulations. Now what?Now it's time to get on with … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget These 11 ‘Must-Haves’ Almost Everybody Forgets to Stockpile
Sometimes, bad things happen. That's a given. But then there are times when really bad things happen. Disasters, that is. When disaster strikes, whether you're prepared or not, the next few things you do will be key to determining how you fare in this disaster.In order to have a better chance of survival, certain things become more crucial than others, and you'll definitely want to know what they are. With these few steps and actions, you'll be right on your way to being one of the best fitted people to survive any big disaster, as soon as it … [Read more...] about The First 5 Vital Steps To Take As Soon As Disaster Strikes
Sometimes, you might just not feel you belong, or you have something you'd want to get away from. Something driving you away from your current life. Whatever your reasons, you may want to disappear, and start a new life. You don't need to share the full details on why, but know that disappearing is a crazy and gutsy act, one not to be taken lightly, as well as a time-consuming process, not something you can pull off on a random Sunday afternoon. Regardless, here's how to properly make a disappearance and, if needed, leave your old life behind, … [Read more...] about How to Disappear Without A Trace, NEVER to Be Heard From Again…
When big emergencies come up, supplies and resources are the key to survival. Things like, food, water, medicine and other first aid kits, as well as other tools and equipment. It's always a good idea to stock up on plenty of these items before any big emergency, to be prepared and ready for anything to come. That being said, you might just dump a bunch of boxes of each into your basement, and then just go and grab them whenever there's an emergency. In order to keeping a perfect, safe, and organized stock of supplies, you'll have to learn … [Read more...] about [Video] Learn How to Properly Store the Most Crucial Item BEFORE an Emergency
There's always a chance that mankind will face some kind of apocalypse or other disaster situation. While it's a rare thing to happen, it's not impossible. It's during times like these that a few people are greatly prepared for, gathering supplies, practicing procedures, or even creating bomb shelters or fallout shelters, underground shelters meant to withstand the harsh dangers of the whatever is happening on the surface. Deep in the earth, ranging from one room to a small maze of rooms, these shelters are your best bet on survival in … [Read more...] about (Video) This Kid Gives a Video Tour of His Family’s Fallout Shelter…Would They Survive?
We've all seen, heard of, or wondered about big national disasters before. Maybe it was in a movie, or somewhere on the news, but no matter where you live chances are that someday that area could face a large and severe emergency. Resources will run low, money won't be very useful, and chaos will be everywhere. It's times like these when rare knowledge and survival smarts becomes invaluable. A major key to surviving these emergencies would be getting supplies early on, to ensure a longer survial. When deciding what to grab in case of a dire … [Read more...] about 21 Common Items That Will Disappear Instantly in a Major Emergency
I've said it before and I'll say it again: skills are better than stuff.Instead of spending a ton of money on survival supplies, invest time into learning how to make things yourself.A few good things can come from this.First, if it's cheaper to make yourself (and that's usually the case), you'll have more money in your pocket. (Who doesn't like that?)Second, if you find yourself in a long-term disaster scenario, you may not have the luxury of purchasing these things. At that point, you'll be very happy you decided to figure this out for … [Read more...] about 12 Items Survivalists Don’t Need to Buy, Can Make Themselves Instead