Category Archive: Survival Equipment & Supplies

Long Camping Trip Lessons

Long Camping Trip Lessons Most people go camping a couple times a year, and usually only for a night or two. Camping is a great experience and fun activity but to really get the full impact, you need to camp for more than a couple nights. Trips lasting more than 3 nights are what I …

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The Top 6 Survival Foods

The Top 6 Survival Foods   There is considerable debate among preppers on what food is ‘best’ for survival. The truth is, so long has it has a long shelf life, retains nutrition, and is edible when you open the package, that is the best food to have in your supply stock. Still, people like …

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Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items

Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items “Beans, Bullets, and Bandaids” is a common saying among preppers when talking about what you need to survive. While there is a lot of truth to that saying, there is something to be said for medical supplies beyond just bandaids. If there was a long term disaster or SHTF …

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Ways to Use a Knife in Survival Situations

Ways to Use a Knife in Survival Situations Knives have been around for thousands of years, used as both a tool and a weapon. Growing up, it was more common than not for a man to carry a pocket knife. Now, society sees them as more of a weapon or something to cut steak with …

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Paracord for Medical Use

Paracord for Medical Use Paracord is one of those almost magical inventions in the modern world. It’s usefulness spans across so many different hobbies, interests, and industries that many people are surprised when they learn it was originally created as cording for parachutes! Because it is so strong and versatile, plus the way it’s made, …

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Crucial Survival Items Under $10

Crucial Survival Items Under $10 With the rising costs of food, gas, clothing, and just about everything else going through the roof, it can be incredibly hard to keep prepping. Thankfully, with a little research, you can get these crucial survival items under $10! Many preppers know about shopping the dollar stores and garage sales …

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11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF

11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF Imagine the following scenario: You are in a long term disaster. There is no power, fuel is scarce, and you have to board up some windows, make repairs to the backdoor since the looters tried to get in last week, and your power tools all have dead batteries. …

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Don’t Get Caught Without These Items in Your Car

Don’t Get Caught Without These Items in Your Car The importance of having an emergency bag for your vehicle can’t be stressed enough. When you’re away from hearth and home, you are vulnerable to a multitude of things going wrong. If you live in an area that is prone to bad weather, especially storms that …

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How and Why You Should Store These Foods

How and Why You Should Store These Foods There are so many lists out there that tell you what you should have in your pantry and emergency preparedness. What they¬†don’t tell you are things that can turn a saving stockpile into a nightmare. Flour, for example, is one of those. Ground flour, even stored in …

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Make Sure Your Emergency Food Meets These Criteria

Make Sure Your Emergency Food Meets These Criteria Buying emergency food that is meant for long term storage can be confusing and overwhelming: especially to someone who is new to the preparedness lifestyle. How will you make sure your emergency food is the right choice for your family? How do you know for sure that …

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