This is a question nearly any prepper has once they’ve been prepping for long enough. After all, once you realize everyone you know is going to look to YOU when SHTF then it becomes imperative to get your family and friends to choose to prepare themselves! Personally, I’ve had a hard
This is a guest post by John Lewis of Epic Wilderness. He’s got a lot of good things going on over there, you should check it out today.
Prepping for the next SHTF situation can be quite costly if you are aiming to purchase the most sophisticated gear to keep you alive. In actual
There’s probably a hundred more checks one can add to a list like this but the referenced checklist certainly has the basics covered. That said, to me this post is more about the idea rather than the actual list provided as your needs and preps may vary substantially. If you’ve yet to
This is an interview with “Eve Gonzales of TradingPostInTheWoods.com [who] talks about her experiences responding to the most catastrophic disasters in recent times. She talks about what she has learned and what you should do to get prepared now.” This is part one of a two part series
I really feel like we must be heading towards SHTF sooner rather than later. I’d suggest you merely look at all the charts which show we’re heading over a fiscal cliff in the near future and you’ll surely agree. When? I truly don’t know. It could be a decade from now or tomorrow
A funny thing happened while on the way to write this post: the power went out… again. Just yesterday the power went out due to high winds for several hours and it turned out that I got into quite a few basic survival items this time, including more than a dozen items listed below.
You see, I
The Mrs. Volfie talks about a bad single-car accident she had years ago and how she wasn’t able to get to her cell phone because it flew to the back of the car which she couldn’t reach. To make things worse she was alone! Now, she offers an interesting and easy solution for women.
These do have some interesting uses, such as not being a potential fire hazard, reusable, use as a flashlight, long run-time, magnetic attachment, and more. That said, there are some drawbacks such as relying on batteries which could go bad and that they couldn’t be used to start a fire if
Just yesterday we had another power outage. There’s just something about rain, winds, tall trees, and above-ground power lines that don’t mix. 😉 Granted, power outages are relatively common where we live and though it only lasted for a handful of hours, I swear my family
Water. It’s without a doubt THE most under-appreciated resource we Americans (and really any first-world nation) take for granted on a daily basis.
It’s so critical and vital to our daily lives we use it everywhere, from obvious needs like drinking, cooking, and bathing, to cleaning, gardening