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Today, as I begin my studies on prepping, I realize the importance of knowing some basic weather forecasting. After all, the worst natural disasters in America are weather related.
Apart from the necessities of food, clothing, and shelter, what are the other tools and tricks you need to survive?
Small scale or large, when it comes to the veggies, doing things differently can buy us the time and space to get started or expand our harvests.
If your survival plan doesn’t include a bug out to the forest option, it should, but coming up with a good plan might be more difficult that you think.
When all hell breaks loose, are you doomed if you don’t have your full battle rattle on?
A survival situation can occur not only from nefarious individuals/governments, but also from natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.
Below are some of the wilderness safety tips women can put in place to be safe. Some of the tips revolve around things women may have been doing before, in preparation, not while faced with danger.
If we evacuate, we need to evacuate our animals.
Without law enforcement as a deterrent to crimes, desperate, opportunistic or even criminally motivated people take to the streets and chaos ensues. When this happens, you have anarchy.
Some of them relate to food production, some to increasing our efficiency, and some are little off-the-wall tasks that don’t get as much attention as they otherwise could.
It is important to be aware of your surroundings for many reasons but the most important is your life could depend on it
In times of civil unrest or if you’re traveling to a potentially hostile area your vehicle security and travel must be planned for and taken seriously.
If you have been wondering how to live off grid - "is it really possible?" and "Can I do it?" the short answer to all of these questions is, "Yes!
The subjects that should be included in your tactical training are defensive shooting both left and right-handed, drawing from concealed carry, using different fire positions and use of cover.
If you are looking for key techniques to add to your survival stockpile, Krav Maga has a lot to offer.
If you are working in the center of a large city, like London or New York, or are working in the emerging markets, where bomb scares are not unusual, it is possible that you may get caught up in an Improvised Explosive Device incident.
You do not have to have expensive patterns to give you good camouflage and concealment, a gray dress shirt and a pair of light khaki pants is way more effective than tactical Tim dressed in SWAT black!
Recently, my quest to match my budget to the purchase a good tactical knife led to consider these nine points before purchasing a good tactical knife.
There are some lessons I have learned and rules that I try to follow as closely as I can when I travel that could keep me alive and help me make it back home if disaster struck and I was away from my family.
As individuals that are concerned about our lives, we need to be sure we are looking at reality, not a fabricated fantasy-land as our world.
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.
What could an emergency response plan for your family look like and where would you start prepping?
Could the lack of a connection with a local prepper network be the missing piece to your family’s survival strategy in a regional or global disaster? Do you feel the need to connect with folks in your building, on your block, in your subdivision or in the same township for mutual support?
The fundamental failure, I believe, and expressed consistently in the prepping literature, is that current prepping philosophy is short-sighted, too individualistic, and not assertive enough of its philosophical underpinnings.
A true Grey Man will assess the situation in every room or location that they are in trying to take note of the number of people, exit points, hazard points and threats. They do this via a military technique called Situational Awareness.
Last week I began a new series called, Back to Basics. As I said in my first article: “Why and How to Stockpile Water...
Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Stephen Fopeano. Personal accountability and taking responsibility for your own decisions, is...
Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Howard Overton. Some people who are preparing for the future get stressed...
Prepping is always undertaken with the thought that you are “preparing” for something to happen. You prepare so you are ready. The reasons we...
Preppers have become known for a lot of things in the media, but until recently it wasn’t for any prepper skills. We are known...