If you were ever forced to bug out and survive in the middle of winter, knowing how to stay warm and dry in chilling rain or subfreezing temps is a must.
And what if you had to do that without bedding, fire, or a blanket.
For all my disaster kits — whether it’s a Bug-Out Bag, Get-Home Bag, or Emergency Car Kit — I make sure they cover the 5 Pillars of Survival: Personal Health & Security, Shelter, Water, Fire, and Food.
Here’s a piece of gear that I thought you guys would find interesting.
I’ve been often asked in reference to a survival or bug-out situation “which wild edible and medicinal plants should I study and know?”. Unfortunately there is no clearcut answer for this since it’s highly dependent upon where you live. But if I would boil it down to the top 50 essential wild edible, tea, and medicinal [...]
For those of you with some extra money lying around I wanted to introduce you to an interesting shelter my brother told me about. It’s called the Concrete Canvas Shelter. It is a rapid deployable shelter that takes under an hour to set up and is ready for use in under 24 hours. They are made [...]
One of my readers had recently commented on the importance of not forgetting entertainment as part of your preparations. Duly noted, I thought I’d take this opportunity to write about that in this article. As we go about meeting our prepping goals, one aspect that rarely gets covered is the entertainment side of things. We get [...]
For those looking for a great emergency heating source this winter, check out the Big Buddy Heater by Mr. Heater. To give you some background, my house is currently heated by a pellet stove. Even though it’s very efficient and heats the house nicely, the obvious issue is that it doesn’t work if there’s a power [...]
One of my readers (thanks Charles) had recently turned me on to something I haven’t heard of before — powdered corn.