What is the Best AR-15 Scope for SHTF?

If you have an AR-15 or any rifle really, and you plan on using this in a defensive role should the need arise, you need to consider what is the best scope for your...

Introduction to ABC and NBC Survival

No, I'm not talking about the television networks; they can't kill you, just dim your intelligence and contaminate you with incorrect information.  In the 50's, the risk was from what were called Atomic, Biological...

How Satellite Internet Can Save You in a Disaster

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Allie to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

Six Primitive Traps For Catching Food In The Woods

If you do find yourself in the wilderness and need food, there are a lot of ways to fill the plate for dinner. Now, I will be the first to say that using primitive...

Survival Water From A Tree

This is a pretty nice video from Rob at Sigma 3 Survival school that illustrates how to fairly easily get water from a tree. This could come in handy in a survival situation but...

Is Operational Secrecy (‘OPSEC’) Dead?

Whenever I read through posts and articles on the Internet, I am surprised to see that many people don’t seem to realize or understand that the paradigm of civilian OPSEC is dead… So what do...

How Important Is an Air Mattress in Your Survival Gear?

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Elizabeth to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as...

Doomsday Preparation Offers Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

Many people have become invested in the survivalist lifestyle as of late, and who could blame them? Every day you hear about another terrifying development in the world at large, whether it’s a threat...

Survival Fitness 101: Boost Your Strength, Stamina, Speed & Flexibility

When finding food isn't achieved by walking to the fridge or pulling around to the drive-thru and cleaning up involves a lot more than jumping in the shower, your body will need to adjust.

How an Inflatable Kayak Can be Your Best Friend in Emergencies

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Derek to The Prepper Journal. As you know I am a BIG fan of kayaks.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Choosing the Best Rifle Sling – Part 1

Times have changed and today this article will be begin with some history, but will also share how to choose the best rifle sling for your use.

Top 10 Items You Need To Survive On The Road

Surviving on the road is something every prepper dreads. But, it's necessary in case of a major disaster or catastrophe that causes you to evacuate your home. In 2004, a record-breaking tsunami struck South...

Yeah, But You May Have to Deal with the White Stuff!

So, on a bright clear winter day a couple who considered themselves young and athletic, decided to go nordic (cross-country) skiing, just the two of them, a spur of the moment thing. After all,...

Things that ALWAYS Fail!

What is a flashlight? It is a storage container for dead batteries as are all other battery-operated devices. We all know this, after all who hasn’t gone to “the dark side” when chasing down...

How to Survive a Civil War in America

The last battle fought on US soil was, arguably, the Aleutian Islands Campaign, which took place during the World War II, in the year 1942. Japanese Expeditionary forces landed on the islands of Attu and Kiska. However, if you...

How To Create Your Own Home Defense Plan

You may have a plan to evacuate during a house fire or even a plan to evacuate during an earthquake. But does a home defense plan exist in your home? The answer to that...

25 Things That You Should Do To Get Prepared For The Coming Economic Collapse

Do you think that you know how to prepare for the collapse of the economy?  If so, are you putting that knowledge into action?  In America today, people are more concerned about the possibility...

Is Urban Survival Possible?

There is a mantra within the hallowed halls of prepper knowledge, lore and opinion that goes something like this. The only way to survive TEOTWAWKI is to find a hidden retreat far away from...

Easy Survival Cache Planning and Training

A key element of most survival plans is to bug out to a different location. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your personal choice to get out of dodge, the very act of bugging out...

Moving to Tornado Alley? What to Know Before You Go

They’re powerful, unpredictable and the most destructive weather system on Earth. Tornadoes can devastate a town in a matter of minutes, ripping away rooftops and sending pickup trucks through the air. According to the...

Coming Gun Control – Prep Yourself Before It’s Too Late

Whatever you believe, one thing is certain - the upcoming election will be the most important one in the last century as it relates to gun control.

5 Security Measures That Will Keep You Alive During Doomsday

You want to make sure that you are secure enough to live to see tomorrow. Let’s take a look at five security measures that you can implement to help you stay alive during doomsday.

How to Survive a Venomous Snake Bite

The best way to increase your chances of surviving a venomous snake bite is to have a contingency plan in place.

Keep Your Family Safe with a Fire Response Plan

Editors Note: A guest submission from Scott Bay to The Prepper Journal on a serious subject as we enter this holiday season. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Ultralight Get Home Bag List

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from John Ferry. Each of us has responsibilities and they all come in different sizes. In times of crisis or emergency, many...

The Saga of Seed Stockpiles (Continued)

Editors Note: Another contribution from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award, as...

Bug out Bags and Survival Vests

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. For those of you who don't remember, Mike won second place in the last round of our writing contest...

How to use Sandbags To Stop Water or Bullets

Sandbags have been used for a long time to keep us safe in dangerous situations. Safe from rising flood-waters and from incoming rounds in combat. I started thinking about sandbags in terms of home...

5 Ways To Survive With Only a Lighter

Editor's Note: This post was generously contributed by Gary with Survive Worldwide  - Survival Gear and Tips. Gary shares the importance of a source of flame in your prepping plans with 5 ways to...

Survival Without Prepping

There are stories in Oregon, of instant storms, rain and wind for eons, beautiful country and hypothermia. Meaning rapid condition changes.