Survival Skills

Critical Survival Skills To Keep You Alive In An Emergency

 

How to Prepare for the Next Food Shortage | 12 Foods to Stock Up on Now

What you should stock up on now in order to get ahead? It’s better to be more than prepared when a food shortage happens! 12 Foods to Stock Up to Prepare for a Food Shortage The COVID-19 pandemic and the quarantine recommendations that went along with it led to...

Masks and Respirators for Covid 19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to our lives. Among the most obvious is the routine use of protective masks to prevent spreading this disease. There has been much debate about the usefulness of masks, and official guidance has flip-flopped from...

The Latest Gear: Survival Whistles, Phone Solar Panels, Lockpick Vaults & More

Whether you're a self-proclaimed gear junkie or a minimalist, it's hard not to appreciate all of the innovative products that are being released in the world of survival and preparation. We check out several fresh items on the market to consider. Prometheus Design...

How to Bluff Your Way Through Anything

What does it take to bluff your way through anything? For that matter, what does it even mean to bluff your way into (or out of) something? What does it have to do with survival? That’s exactly what we’re going to take a look at today – and we...

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Rally Points: Considerations for Planning and Using Them

An extremist group attacks critical nodes of the power grid at 0100 hrs and you awake to mayhem on the streets.  City-wide traffic backups are the first indication that this isn’t a typical summer brownout, but the danger is amplified when a five-ton...

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How to Make Birds YOUR Prey in a Survival Situation

When you are in the wilderness with no food supply, you must learn to find a food source. In this article, we’ll talk about trapping, cleaning, and eating birds for survival. Eating Birds | Your Food Source in the Wild When you are lost in the wilderness, you...

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Bug In Or Bug Out: When to Flee from a Hurricane

How prepared are you when hurricane season starts? Should you bug in or bug out? It is a must that you practice hurricane preparedness all year round. Here are some tips to help you with that. Hurricane Preparedness: Bug In vs Bug Out As a hurricane approaches from...

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Hurricane Survival Tips: How to Survive Natural Disasters

If hurricane survival is your goal, then preparedness is the solution. Being prepared is the most effective way to increase your chances of surviving natural disasters. We all know the destructive power of hurricanes, with the storm surges and flooding, as well as the...

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Hurricane Safety Tips: Before, During and After the Storm

With Hurricane Season hitting the southeastern coast of the U.S., we thought it would be a good time to go back over hurricane survival and preparedness. In the following article, you’ll learn what to do before, during and after a hurricane to make sure you,...

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Wildfire Preparedness Kit & Checklist

The California wildfires may easily get out of hand. How prepared are you if that happens? Plan ahead and keep the family safe with our wildfire preparedness kit and checklist below! How to Build Your Wildfire Preparedness Kit Fleeing a wildfire can be a terrifying...

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Bushcraft Chairs for Comfortable Camping

While out in the woods, it would be nice to be able to make bushcraft chairs for your own comfort by just using materials from your surroundings. Here’s how you can do that. How to DIY Bushcraft Chairs It’s hard to discount a good chair at the camp. The...

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The Essential Lashing Skill: The Square Lash

Any Boy Scout at one point or another learned lashings.  One of the most useful lashings for you to always know how to do is the Square Lash.  Square lashing can be used to build beds, chairs, ladders, towers and many other things. It’s a strong lash...

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Out of Rope? Make Your Own Cordage

Rope is one of those survival items that is truly indispensable. It can make traps, shelters, packs, hammocks, gill nets, and so much more. There’s probably nothing else more essential to have in your bugout bag. There are times though when you may want to opt...

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How To Prepare For and Evacuate From A Wildfire

Do you live in an area where wildfires are common? Wildfires can get out of hand pretty quickly, so you must prepare ahead. Here’s how to evacuate if you live near a fire. Evacuating If You Live Near a Fire-Prone Area Since the beginning of 2020, wildfires have...

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The Buck 110 Folder Review and History

When we hear the term “survival knife,” we most often think of a large fixed blade of some type and not a folding pocket knife. Yet, the Buck 110 Folding Hunter may make you change that way of thinking. The Buck 110 was a familiar sight for many years....

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Survival Foods: Eating Bugs, Insects, and Related Recipes

How do you feel about eating bugs and insects? When your life depends on it, you will not have a choice. Perhaps, you can make it a better experience with the recipes we have here. Eating Bugs and Insects for Survival Isn’t So Bad If you find yourself stuck in...

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Secrets of Traditional Knowledge

Look outside your window. What do you see? Are you staring into the windows of a 50-story high-rise apartment building? Are you looking at your neighbor’s suburban, perfectly manicured front lawn? Or perhaps you live more intimately with nature, deep in the...

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City-Specific Survival Resources When SHTF

Many of the survival resources we are going to discuss in this article should only be taken advantage of in a total collapse situation. You should only use these items if they are your last resort for survival. We are not advocating the destruction or theft of any...

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Pain Management

Did you ever think that Sigmund Freud would be found in the pages of RECOIL OFFGRID? Freud is often cited as the originator of the pleasure/pain principle. This principle suggests that we’re born into pleasure and avoid pain at all costs. The problem is that we...

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Tripod Lashing And Its Uses In Survival

What is tripod lashing? And how can it help you in survival situations? Improve your bushcraft skill by reading our tips below. How to Use Tripod Lashing for Survival Bushcraft is a collection of wilderness survival skills that have been learned, used, and practiced...

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Vertx Gamut 2.0 Loadout: The Office Escape Bag

Unless you’re one of the fortunate few who gets to work from home every day, you probably work in an office, out in the field, or at some other remote location. I work approximately 14 miles from my house, and am lucky that between myself and home is my...

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