Category: Survival Skills

DIY Low-tech Water Filter System

How to create a low tech water filter for very little money. It has applications for those that are looking for a preparedness approach to water collection. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

How to create a low tech water filter for very little money. It has applications for those that are looking for a preparedness approach to water collection.     We take clean water for granted here in the USA. In many parts of the world, clean and safe drinking water is still a problem. There are …

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Mastering Skills for SHTF

Mastering skills for SHTF. These are the particular set of skills that will increase your chances of actually making it through a disaster. Practice them. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Mastering Skills For SHTF   When it comes to survival, there are so many skills that will be important to have that no one person could know them all. There are, however, a particular set of skills that will increase your chances of actually making it through a disaster. These skills, while not all ‘hard,’ …

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Self Defense Tactics for Women

Self defense tactics for women. It is said the best way to be prepared for an attack is awareness. Take the time to learn these techniques and be prepared | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Self Defense Tactics for Women It is said that the best way to be prepared for an attack is awareness. Taking the time to learn these self-defense tactics for women may save your life and a lot of heartbreak for your family. This article from AttackProof starts off with 11 awareness tips that everyone should adopt. …

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Stupid Survival Things People Do On TV

Stupid survival things people do on TV. Pay attention to what you're seeing and then be realistic about it. Here are 7 specific things that are stupid. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Stupid Survival Things People Do On TV   We’ve all seen the shows- they fall into one of two categories. Either they are like Doomsday Preppers (“reality TV”) or they’re fictional like “The Strain” or “The Walking Dead.” These people and characters go through scenarios and tend to escape unharmed but is that how it …

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Learn Life Saving Situational Awareness

Learn life saving situational awareness. If you can see early warning signs of trouble ahead it may literally save your life and keep you from injury. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Learn Life Saving Situational Awareness     The term “Situation Awareness” or Situational Awareness is something many people think they understand. To most, it means paying attention to those around you but there’s more to this life-saving skill. At its most basic definition, this would be correct but there is so much more to it! …

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Long Camping Trip Lessons

Long camping trip lessons. You can really tell how well a person would do in a SHTF situation if you took them on a long camping trip! Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

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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Your Ancestors Had These 17 Survival Skills

Your Ancestors Had These 17 Survival Skills Technology has brought the human race some truly amazing and almost miraculous benefits. Instant information has both helped and hurt our society as a whole. There are so many skills that have been lost, and I’m not talking about ancient history, either! I’m talking about your grandparents and …

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Predicting the Weather While in the Wilderness

Predicting the weather while in the wilderness, SHTF, or a disaster is something that can make a whole world of difference in your chance of survival | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Predicting the Weather While in the Wilderness WHAT A GREAT ARTICLE!! I pounced on it when I saw the title and was not disappointed! Predicting the weather in the wilderness, SHTF, or a disaster scenario is something that can make a whole world of difference in your chance of survival! Getting caught in a rainstorm you …

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Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations

Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations   One of the more serious threats to survival in a SHTF situation is infection. Any cut or scrape that would have been almost ignored before the disaster occurred is now something far more serious. Any open wound on the skin is a highway for bacteria to get inside and …

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Flood Hazards and Survival

Flood hazards and survival. Do you live in a flood-prone area? Are you SURE you don't? Even if you don't get much rain, you might still be affected. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Flood Hazards and Survival Do you live in a flood-prone area? Are you SURE you don’t? Just because the area you live in doesn’t get much rain, it doesn’t mean you won’t be affected by flooding or have the waters rise near (but hopefully not into) your home. If you live downstream, heavy rain falling …

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