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 today about two hikers assaulted along the Appalachian Trail by...

Tips for Camping With Our 4-Legged Friends

Editors Note: While walking the John Muir Trail from the Whitney Portal to Tuolumne Meadows I encountered a couple hiking near Red's Meadow/Rainbow Falls with a Golden Retriever wearing a saddle-bag back pack. I...

Is This Far Enough Off the Grid?

I know, but we can dream can't we? This just might work if you want to be your own grid-square. A place with almost unlimited and unobstructed views, enough acreage to sight in your...

What Should Be in Your Car Emergency Kit

Editors Note: Another article from Paul Taylor to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

How To Set Up An Observation Post

Editors Note: A guest contribution from David Chandler to The Prepper Journal. One of the many things the Army has taught me is the importance of having an Observation post. These can be used for...

How to Hunt With Just About Anything

A guest post from Scott Huntington to The Prepper Journal. Life is unpredictable — you never know what kind of curve ball it will throw at you. But if you can't roll with the punches,...

Everything You Need to Survive a Winter Hiking Trip

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Scott Hamilton to The Prepper Journal. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of...

10 Ways to Catch a Fish Without Any Equipment

Editors Note: An article from Matt at the SwimBaitZone.com to The Prepper Journal. As always, please check your local regulations on fishing as not all of these methods are allowed everywhere. Ready to catch some fish?...

Learn How to Use a Spotting Scope

Though another piece of expensive, relatively speaking, gear to drag along, a spotting scope has no match when it comes to observing the world that surrounds you. Most often seen at rifle ranges, most...

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 James provides some interesting insight. Hunting has a large part to...

Don’t Let Your Gear Weigh You Down

When you're headed out on a trip into the wilderness, packing light is essential. The last thing you want is to be weighed down with extra, unnecessary gear, especially if you plan on doing...

The Right Broad-head to Hunt Any Game

Editors Note: Another article from Bob Scherer to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

Practical Fuels for Off-Grid Survival

Prepping is not just about stocking up for an event such as an economic collapse or a natural disaster that rends away the systems that keeps modern society functioning. It’s also about independence, self-reliance,...

A Robust, Redundant Escape Plan Starts Today

Editors Note: An article from Dave Henly to The Prepper Journal. Reality if you really want to get off the grid. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Bug-Out Bags – Water on the Move

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to...

Power to Go!

  Portable Energy Storage Systems  We recently wrote of batteries for electric devices, the value of rechargeable, assuming a reliable power source, as well as home generators, something to the benefit of every survival enthusiast. Along...

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,...

Points That Will Leave You Questioning Your Bug-Out-Bag Efficiency

Editors Note: Another guest submission from Cody Jarrett to The Prepper Journal. Nothings says love on Valentines Day like making sure your significant other(s) have every edge. As always, if you have information for...

Judging People By Their States Politics

Editor's Note: I have to admit that I sometimes (often) cringe when I find out people are from places that poison everything they touch with their politics and I am often lumped in with...