It's no secret that prepping is a very serious matter. Everything you do when prepping is incredibly vital, as it's a matter of life and death if SHTF. So, it would make sense that prepping is also a very precise and fragile matter. You've got to make sure everything is fully correct, otherwise it could spell disaster. Even the tiniest miscalculation or bad decision is very dangerous. Of course, many of us are fairly skilled at prepping. So, it's far less likely that we'll run into an issue or mistake such as that. However, nobody's perfect, … [Read more...] about Major Issues That Can Throw Off a Prepper’s Survival Plans
There's no doubt that the outdoors is full of all kinds of wild animals and critters. No matter where you go, you'll likely come across something or another. Honestly, there's no way around it either. That's just how the wilderness is; it belongs to the animals, not us. Of course, we all know that while some animals out there are completely harmless, others aren't. Whether it's from simple learning or direct experience, we all know of some nasty creatures out there too. Animals with heightened senses, dangerous adaptations and traits, or … [Read more...] about Deadly Snakes and Their Harmless Doppelgangers: Know The Difference!
Nowadays, everybody likes to weigh in on survival information and tips. We've all got our own opinions, experiences, and ideas to share with those around us. I honestly quite enjoy this, as it allows all of us to learn more by gathering more information we previously would've never thought of. Of course, as with everything, there's also a downside to this. Now, it's not monumental or anything, and it's definitely not enough to condone ending the sharing of information. Yet, it's enough to make you and I cautious. Essentially, the issue is … [Read more...] about The 5 C’s of Urban Survival: Everyone’s Favorite Prepping Trick!
Realistically speaking, it's near impossible to know what an actual SHTF situation will entail. Sure, we all know what the result will be. We'll end up with a chaotic, lawless group of people. However, the more important part to know is what getting to that point will look like. We need to start considering the possibilities of what will cause and make up the actual SHTF scenario. What global factors, conflicts, and events will lead to that tension, and what will start the collapse? These are the kinds of questions we need to be thinking … [Read more...] about The 6 Survival Scenarios That Will Most Likely Happen
The ocean, despite appearances, is one of the most inhabitable places on earth. Sure, we all knew that we couldn't exactly walk or breathe there, but water is something us humans need to survive. So you'd think it would be at least somewhat hospitable. However, the ocean is probably the very last place you'd ever want to survive in. Despite all the scorching deserts, freezing tundras, and deadly jungles, the ocean is still far more dangerous than any of those environments. As I mentioned, it's quite obvious that it's inhospitable due to … [Read more...] about How to Access Food and Safe Drinking Water While Stranded On the Ocean
Unfortunately, we live in a world that isn't exactly the most peaceful place. Throughout the ages, we've had our fair share of war, violence, and divisions, and even today we still face more of that. That's just how the world works, and we've got to get used to that if we want to be prepped for anything. However, I'm not here to deliver a sad speech on the violent condition of our planet. No, I'm here to talk about the consequences of that. Since we're all stuck in constant conflict, attacks and wars happen more often than not. And terror … [Read more...] about How to Properly and Intelligently Survive a Terror Attack
Travel often plays a very big part in survival or SHTF scenarios. Whether it's simply bugging out, or fleeing an area that's gotten too dangerous, many of us will end up moving from one place to another. Of course, it varies on how frequently we move, and the distances we take. Yet, all of travel is still similar in that it takes a long time to do it. By foot, you could potentially spend days journey from one place to another. Not to mention any delays or obstacles could slow you further, such as fatigue and exhaustion. However, there's a … [Read more...] about (Video) 10 Different Vehicles to Use During Survival Situations
As survivalists and preppers, we're all very familiar with the impact weather has on everything. For one, it affects the temperatures and environments we're facing. However, it can get even worse, as it creates and controls all kinds of natural disasters. In fact, the weather is always a very good indication of any coming storms or other disasters. So, it would stand to reason that learning how to analyze the weather would be a useful skill. If you possessed that talent, you could predict all kinds of events, and prepare yourself in advance … [Read more...] about How to Become an Expert at Predicting the Weather
Nowadays, there's a whole lot of information being passed around in the prepping community. With so many people involved and so many sources to choose some, you can opinions and facts on almost everything. Of course, at least in my mind, this is a good thing. Sharing knowledge and advice, or finding potential allies or trusted people is great, and helps the community grow. However, there's still a downside to all of this. Whether it's through books, the internet, or by word of mouth, information can eventually be warped or misled. … [Read more...] about (Video) The Myths Versus the Facts of the Collapse
Often when it comes to your every day, non-prepping civilian, we tend to overlook them. Typically, preppers see non-preppers as inferior, weaker, or dumber compared to them. While that's obviously all subjective and a matter of opinion, there's no doubt that preppers will have higher survival chances than non-preppers. However, that doesn't mean we should just take non-preppers out of the equation now. Just because someone isn't ready for SHTF and will struggle more when the collapse hits, they can still have an impact on events. There's a … [Read more...] about How Normal Citizens Can Become the Biggest Post-Collapse Threat