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Tarps: The Ultimate Survival Tool

Tarps can be incredibly valuable survival items, whether you are looking to inexpensively create shelter or build storage for food and gear. Learn how to use this multipurpose tool for your survival needs.

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5 Prepping Mistakes to Avoid

If you're a novice prepper, you'll need to know what not to do just as much as what you need to do. We've outlined some common prepping mistakes and solutions to follow.

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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List

The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List What Are Your Bug Out Bag Must-Haves? Your bug out bag… a bag you frequently change the contents of due to thoughts such as, “Oh yeah! I forgot to add this item,” or, “Maybe the bag is too heavy,” or, “Do I have enough necessary items?” The truth is, there are always items you can add to your bug out bag, but making it too heavy can be cumbersome. At the same time, you feel like if you remove an item to lighten the load, it could prove to be a mistake later. So, what is the perfect balance? I will share with you some examples of lists...

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Hurricane Safety Tips: Before, During and After the Storm

Hurricane Safety Tips: Before, During and After the Storm   Hurricane season is upon us. Being prepared and knowing what to do in the event of a hurricane, as with any type of storm, is the key to staying alive. The damage left behind after a hurricane can be devastating and very costly. The most important thing to remember with any type of storm: you and your family’s safety is the number one priority! Material possessions can be replaced — a human life cannot. To understand just how important hurricane safety is, let’s go over just a few of the most memorable hurricanes in recent history. Charley (August 2004) At a category 4 classification, Charley was the strongest storm to hit...

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Properly Packing 12, 24, 48, and 72 Hour Survival Bags

Properly Packing 12, 24, 48, and 72 Hour Survival Bags It is very crucial to be prepared for an emergency situation at all times no matter where an individual or family may be.  Whether in the car driving, off at school or at work, relaxing at home, or even out of town for the weekend keeping a survival bag nearby will make a great difference. 12 Hour Survival Bag The 12 hour survival bag is best kept in places for situations where help will be within a day’s reach.  For example, inside the trunk of any vehicle, camper, or even inside a daily used backpack will persons carrying a 12 hour survival bag find the most use of it.  Inside...

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