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Building an Emergency Shelter from a Kit

The majority of Preppers are well equipped in survival skills, including finding food, keeping warm and making temporary shelters, but how many of you...

Plan Your Survival Shelter: 5 Stages to Building a Survival Cabin.

Editors Note: A guest submission from David Woods to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Why Geodesic Shelters Make the Best Emergency Shelters

Editors Note: A second guest submission from Cody Jarrett to The Prepper Journal. Serious Preppers will see the advantages in new products like these....

Choosing Your Shelter: BOLs vs. Bunkers

When it comes to surviving TEOTWAWKI, nothing is more important than choosing your shelter whether that is your bunker or your bug out location. But there’s much debate circling around which is actually the best.

Abandoned Mines: SHTF Survival Shelter Option? Pt. 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part article that was generously contributed by Bolo. In case you missed it, you can...

Abandoned Mines: SHTF Survival Shelter Option? Pt. 1

Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part article that was generously contributed by Bolo. It covers an amazing amount of information on...

Are you Ready to Shelter in Place during Ebola Outbreak?

You have to have been riding on a train across Central America for the last few days to be unaware of the latest Ebola...

How To Make A Shelter In The Woods

This Featured Video is by Dale Collett, an outdoor survival expert from the British Bushcraft School. Dale shows us the steps involved in building...

Reflectors and Mylar: Home, Garden and On The Go

There are all kinds of ways windshield reflectors and space blankets can make life easier and increase our capabilities as preppers, both everyday and...

If You Only Had One Tool

What if you were suddenly overwhelmed by an event? An earthquake, a micro-burst along a lonely road that did in your vehicle, you barely...

Mobility vs Armored: Which is Better?

Survival is more of an art than a science and there are as many opinions on the “right” way to do it as there...

How to Prep for an Earthquake

Editor's Note: A contribution from Scott Huntington to The Prepper Journal. As a native and one who has been through multiple earthquakes I...

Modern Minuteman – Wilderness Skills

Editor's Note: As we prepare to celebrate our Republics 243rd birthday what could be more appropriate than a third installment of R. Ann Parris's...

Safety Hacks Every Newbie Camper Should Know

Editors Note: A guest post from Anna Katrina from across the pond. Going camping soon? Avoid big and small discomforts and inconveniences and camp in...

Prepping Your Truck In Case You Have to Live Out of It

Whether you’re out of work and lose your house, in a natural disaster, or SHTF scenario or are one of the sole survivors of...

If Only….

If only we had to deal with such a problem....we all hope to have this problem BUT it does bring things one must be...

Where Have All the Adults Gone?

I can set the tone of the article by stating that the following item was returned by Google when I searched "Who Governs our...

Pieces of Gear That’ll Save Your Life

As a follow-on to yesterday's post on the coming Hurricane season in North America, and as a lesson from an article in the news...

How To Teach Your Kids About Survival

Editor's Comment: Another guest submission from Scott Huntington to The Prepper Journal. A subject we have talked about in the past and with the...

Survival Gear for Short Term and Long-Term Survival

Editor's Note: A contribution to The Prepper Journal from James at the Prepper Broadcasting Network.   What are you Preparing For? In the survival and prepping...

How to Use a Magnesium Fire Starter

A magnesium fire starter is one of the most standard and popular outdoor tools available in the market. They're often used by people on...

How to Build a Bunker

Another guest contribution from Scott to The Prepper Journal. Serious survivalists are becoming more prominent in modern society, especially as nuclear treaties change and...

SOL – Escape Bivvy – 2 Colors Available!

  • Stay warm and dry in the original backcountry emergency shelter that stays dry while you heat up.
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  • Durable fabric reflects 70% of radiated body heat and resists punctures and tears through heavy use.
  • The high-visibility orange exterior makes it easy for rescuers to spot you even in areas with high tree cover.
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How to Start Prepper Without Buying Anything New

Editor's Note: Another guest contribution from Scott Hamilton to The Prepper Journal. Prepping is practical, but it can also be a costly endeavor. Not only...

Seeding Indoors Now For Your Spring Garden

Editors Note: Another timely contribution from Cat Murphy to The Prepper Journal. Spring may seem like its eons away, but it will be here before...

I Know, Deer Season Passed

Looking ahead deer season is at best six (6) months away, but being prepared is never out of season and 6 months of practice...

The Spring Thaw and How to Prepare for a Flood

As the snow falls and the drifts get higher, we are all familiar with the approaching seasonal end-game - even Punxsutawney Phil has stated...

My Five Reasons Why Hunting is an Important Survival Skill

Editor's Comment: A guest post from James Nelson at Hunting Research to The Prepper Journal. While we know the short answer to the title...

A Little History Learned Can Be a Preppers Best Friend

As preppers we are always planning, sowing, like the ants as opposed to the grasshoppers of urban lore. And having grown up in the formerly...

Have You Made an Area Threat/Asset Map?

Have you ever taken a map, a paper one, marked your home's location and gone through it with great care and made an area...