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Bug Out / Wilderness Equipment / Supplies

7 Unusual Survival Items for Your Bug Out Bag

Do you really have everything you would need in your bug out bag? Enough to last you at least 72 hours, possibly even longer? I cannot emphasize enough the importance of doing your own research and picking the most appropriate bug out bag backpack, which you can do so by checking out the post here. […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies

Top 164 Survival Gear and Equipment for Hiking, Camping, Bug Out

I decided to make a comprehensive list of the top survival gear and equipment for hiking, camping, and bug out survival. The list includes knives, axes, stoves, fire starters, water filters, flashlights, lanterns, backpacks, tools, multi-tools, tents, sleeping bags, emergency foods, and more. Enjoy! Top 12 Survival Knives Survival knives are a popular choice among […]

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Equipment / Supplies Lighting / Communications

Night Vision For Preppers

When it came to the evolutionary ladder, the human predator was cut short on vision.  Sure, we get a full-color spectrum but we miss out on the sharpness of many animals and we are even farther from the natural night vision granted to most mammals. Because of our shortcoming, we have used technology to our […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Skills / Knowledge

15 Items Every Prepper Should Hoard

I tend to agree with most everything on the list, especially batteries and toilet paper, as one can NEVER have enough of either, lol. I was glad to see he included items like tarps and cordage since these items can be more useful than most folks realize during a SHTF emergency. I do, however, take […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies

Urban Altoids EDC Kit

Normally, I’m not a big fan of makeshift EDC kits like this, but The Urban Prepper usually does a good job with this kind of stuff and this project is no different. To give you an idea of the unusual contents, he includes a mini Leatherman multi-tool, USB charging cable, and a mini ratchet tool […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

Camp Tarp Shelter Wizardry

This guy is awesome! He’s always coming up with neat outdoor survival ideas, and this one is a great one to know for camping. FYI, he also links to a series of other tarp tent videos that may be of interest to you as well. Here’s the tarp shelter wizardry one; it’s a bit hard […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies

How to Set Up Your Garage for Survival

If you’re like most of us, your garage is one of two things: It’s either a catch-all for the junk that won’t fit in your house anymore but that you can’t bear to get rid of, or it’s a place to store and work on your car or your hobbies. Either way, it has a […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies

The Ultimate Backpacking Survival Rifle Build

Looking for the “ultimate” survival rifle? Well, look no further than this Ruger 10/22 rifle (featuring the Gemtech Mist-22 silencer) with Magpul X-22 BackPacker stock (holds 3 ten-round mags), and Primary Arms Advanced Micro Dot sight mounted on a Magpul optics mount. All together you’re probably looking at around $1,000 to put this survival rifle […]

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DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies Skills / Knowledge Video

DIY Solar Tracking System Inspired by NASA

I just love DIY ideas like this, don’t you? After all, I wrote an entire book about DIY survival projects, so it only stands to reason that I would, lol. In any case, the neat thing about this solar tracker is that it doesn’t need any GPS signal or computers to work but, instead, simply […]

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Camping / Fire Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

How To Utilize Trees For Survival: The Ultimate Guide To Surviving Off Of Trees

Earth Day always gives us a little time to think about the trees. Planting a tree on Earth Day is a tradition in many places, namely because these life-giving plants help provide clean air and natural resources like wood, as well as habitat for other living creatures. But trees aren’t just worthy of our appreciation […]