New: Gerber Armbar Pocket Multi-Tool

A folding knife is a great tool for every-day carry, but there are many tasks that a folding knife isn’t very good at. If you try to use your blade as a prybar, scraper, or screwdriver, it’s likely to become dull and may even break. It’s therefore handy to have a...

A Prepper Fitness Challenge

Its safe to say that prepping for natural disaster and survival is something that you can never master. The most powerful thing you are going to realize is that there are just too many skills and situations to become proficient. … Continue reading The post A...

A Well Prepared Vehicle

Preparedness is something that expands far beyond your home. For many beginners, it can feel like prepping for the home is enough to drive them insane. Before long you will start to get a handle on these things and you … Continue reading The post A Well...

Solar Backup Power for Disasters

There is no denying the fact that anyone preparing for disaster is going to need to have some sort back up power source. We are going to lose power at some point and once that happens your options get really … Continue reading The post Solar Backup Power for...

Grid Down Intelligence Gathering

The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised. When you really sit down and understand … Continue reading The post Grid Down...

Survival Bags

Where do you settle when it comes to survival bags? Backpacks, sling packs, messenger bags, commuter bags and so on and so forth. There seems to be no limit to the amount of survival bags that one can have on … Continue reading The post Survival Bags appeared...

The Biggest Threats in Urban Survival

Lets get a little dystopian in this post about urban survival threats. We needn’t look very far in history to see what it looks like when an urban sprawl falls apart. Even for a short time things can get dire. … Continue reading The post The Biggest...

When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic?

Seasonal flu and pandemic flu are two completely different beasts. There are plenty of factors to consider when identifying a pandemic. Luckily, these factors are tracked by several agencies that can give some advanced warning. Unluckily, our growing urban populations...

The Best OTC Meds to Stockpile

While natural healing is taking center stage lately, when you have ailments that are a real problem most people reach for OTC meds. This will be the same when the SHTF. You can stockpile great medicines if you know which … Continue reading The post The Best OTC...

The Vacation Evacuation

In America, we are very bad at evacuation. It’s not entirely our fault. The reality is that we turn our noses up at all levels of preparedness and evacuation is a key element of that. The time has come for … Continue reading The post The Vacation...

A Night Out with Situational Awareness

Many people understand the concept of situational awareness but struggle with how to utilize it. Its the idea of interacting with the world around you in a way that it barely notices but you notice everything. How do you pull … Continue reading The post A Night...

Costcos 1 Year of Food Storage!

Did you know that Costco has entered the world of emergency food storage? Maybe you are a Costco member and this isn’t news to you. However, to many who weren’t paying attention, a few years ago Costco entered the game … Continue reading The post...

Should Preppers have a Whole House Generator?

The king of convenience, when it comes to backup power, is the whole house generator. There are all sorts methods that can be used for generating backup power but nothing just clicks on the way a whole house generator does. The … Continue reading The post...

Managing Chicken Boredom on the Homestead

If you have ever had to treat a chicken who has been pecked to the point of serious injury, you quickly realize that chickens need something more to do than just focus on the pecking order. Some chickens peck one … Continue reading The post Managing Chicken...

Whats the Difference in Firewood

Every year we look outside and consider our wood pile. We concern ourselves with how much we have and if it will be enough if things get really bad. In most cases wood is a supplement of a heat system … Continue reading The post Whats the Difference in Firewood...

Emergency Communications for Natural Disasters

Its easy to look at the landscape of America and understand what threats we face. Some of those are things that could happen because of war, social upheaval but one of the biggest threats comes from natural disasters. While we … Continue reading The post...

Is Now the Time for an Off Grid Lifestyle?

Off grid living is a growing niche. It would seem many people are looking for the antithesis of a life of sheer convenience. Who could blame them? These things can be a bit much. We lose ourselves in the ease … Continue reading The post Is Now the Time for an...

How a Simple App can Get Kids Prepared

What if I told you there was an app that could get kids outside and thinking about preparedness? Would you believe me? For some reason parents think that they should not be part of the children’s relationship with the electronics. … Continue reading The...

Buying the Perfect Bugout Property

While its not always feasible for many people to invest in a bugout property we always thing about it. Preppers are looking for that perfect chunk of land that they can both start a new life on and hide from … Continue reading The post Buying the Perfect Bugout...

A 2019 Look at Grey Man

One of the long standing tactical and urban survival techniques known as the grey man might be changing radically. It might be a lot different in 2019 and its important that we stay on top of these things. You see, … Continue reading The post A 2019 Look at...