How To Bug-in and Survive

Click here to view the original post.How To Bug-in and Survive During a bugging in or hunkering down scenario a person will stay at home and will do everything necessary to survive a crisis. If you have everything you need in your home in order to ride out the storm, there is no need to … Continue reading

Snow

Click here to view the original post.If you’ve never been to Montana, you’d probably think that once winter sets in we get 6′ of snow and everything comes to a halt. Not true. The eastern part of the state, flat as a cookie sheet, gets bone-numbing cold and some amazing snow…the mountains on the western … Continue reading

Help –> Building New Links Page

Click here to view the original post.Hi Folks, As part of an overall redesign of my website taking place over the next few weeks, I am building a new LINKS page, featuring websites & You Tube channels dealing with prepping & survivalism, self-reliance, DIY, homesteading, gardening, permaculture, wilderness survival, bushcraft, hunting, fishing, conservative/small government politics, … Continue reading

Extreme Winter Survival Vehicle Preps: “Stay Warm and You Will Be Found”

Click here to view the original post. By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com Bad weather, slippery roads, snow and ice, car wrecks, even avalanches. It wouldn’t be hard to imagine a scenario where you really could be stranded in your vehicle, and cut off from the rest of the world, with freezing weather and extreme conditions to … Continue reading

Students Are So Afraid Of Trump That L.A. Launches ‘Emotional Support’ Hotline — Children ‘Scared And Crying’

Students Are So Afraid Of Trump That L.A. Launches ‘Emotional Support’ Hotline — Children ‘Scared And Crying’

Click here to view the original post. Image source: Pixnio Students in Los Angeles are so afraid of Donald Trump that the school district has set up a hotline and support centers to deal with their anxieties. “Although it has been nearly a month since the presidential election, many of our students still have questions … Continue reading

Vulnerable But Prepared: Off Grid Living & Winter Storms

Click here to view the original post.Vulnerable But Prepared: Off Grid Living & Winter Storms If you’re living off the grid, or just in an area prone to harsh winter storms, preparation is key to survival.  In the event that you are stranded by a big snow or ice storm, having access to essentials can … Continue reading

Vegetable Storage in a Root Cellar

Click here to view the original post.Vegetable Storage in a Root Cellar As the growing season draws to a close and the winter months approach, it’s time to think about storing food for the winter.  Freezing and canning are a great option and can definitely extend the shelf life of your harvest.  Nothing beats fresh … Continue reading

The Illustrated Essential Guide to Providing First Aid

Click here to view the original post.The Illustrated Essential Guide to Providing First Aid No one wants to be in a situation where first aid is needed, but this is something that will definitely happen at some point.  Whether you are a homesteader or simply in a situation where medical aid is not available, there … Continue reading

Reviewing the Ironies and Impact of Wikileaks After the Election

Reviewing the Ironies and Impact of Wikileaks After the Election

Click here to view the original post. Prior to the 2016 Presidential Election, discussion of Fourth Amendment Rights and Wikileaks was hardly the media’s favorite topic. When Tunisia’s Authoritarian Ruler, Ben Ali, was deposed, people hardly cared why. In fact, most Americans asked little questions regarding Ben Ali’s fall from power. He was a dictator … Continue reading

GRID DOWN!

GRID DOWN!

Click here to view the original post.GRID DOWN! A history + preparedness solutions by Sol-Ark (Two Part Analysis) Bobby Akart “Prepping For Tomorrow” Audio in player below! On the next two week’s episodes of the Prepping for Tomorrow program, Author Bobby Akart discusses the number one concern of most preppers—a collapse of the power grid. … Continue reading

Christmas Cheer

Click here to view the original post.   Memories of Christmas Season 2008 Nyerges is the author of several books. This article is an extract from his book, “Til Death Do Us Part?: Lessons that Death Taught Us,” available from Kindle or as a pdf from the Store at www.SchoolofSelf-Reliance.com.  The book details many of … Continue reading

15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier

Click here to view the original post.15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal.  DIY to Try has a collection of 15 homesteading project tutorials that are economical and add to the functionality of your … Continue reading

10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move

Click here to view the original post.10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move Are you currently or going to be moving in the near future? Take a look at this article to learn some ways to stay prepared while you’re making your move. Whether you’re moving to another neighbourhood, town, city, or state, there … Continue reading

Check out these ten top everyday carry knives

Check out these ten top everyday carry knives

Click here to view the original post. Every survival/preparedness-type has opinions about the best survival/hunting/bushcraft/etc knife. But what about the knife you carry every day and use for everything? by Leon Pantenburg I belong to the “big knife, small knife” school of thought when it comes to packing cutlery. I want a four-to-six inch blade … Continue reading

Winter Preps

Click here to view the original post.It’s colder outside than the ex-wifes heart and I’m liking it. I don’t mind the cold as I can wrap up but tend to overheat during summer. Such is life when you spend most of your life in computer rooms and cooled environments. There has been a minor change … Continue reading

Peak Life: US Life Expectancy Going Down Overall, Especially White People

Click here to view the original post.stock here: I am a “coiner” and I have thus coined it today “Peak Life”.   And indeed back in the day 1981/1982 winter season, coined the term “Cheesehead”.   —————————————————————————– “There’s not a better indicator of well-being than life expectancy,” he says. “The fact that it’s leveling off in … Continue reading

The Truth About Survival Gear

Click here to view the original post.Today I want to share a video by Canadian Prepper. It’s about all the new survival gear showing up in the market. The preparedness niche has grown massively ever since the Great Recession, and with all these new products to choose from, it’s very tempting to become obsessed with … Continue reading

Don’t be left in the dark – prepare for power outages now!

Click here to view the original post.   A survival situation can develop in your home when the power goes out. The backup plan must include emergency lighting. (Pantenburg photos) If you live in the areas affected by the recent massive winter storm, let’s hope you are prepared for power outages. Here are some tips … Continue reading

RIP Doug Tompkins

RIP Doug Tompkins

Click here to view the original post. Tompkins -more off-grid than most By Aurora Herrera Can you imagine the founder of a multi-million-dollar company living off grid? The man at the helm of the globally successful The North Face went off grid with his wife in the early 90’s to explore the mountains of Chile … Continue reading

6 Dirt-Cheap, Low-Tech Ways To Water Animals During Winter

6 Dirt-Cheap, Low-Tech Ways To Water Animals During Winter

Click here to view the original post. Image source: Pixabay.com Watering animals in the winter can be a huge headache for both small-scale homesteaders and large-scale farmers, especially if you’re off-grid. Certain animals, like dairy cows, need lots of water to keep up production. Producing 10-plus gallons of milk per day means they have to … Continue reading

3 Unique And Inexpensive Gardening Gifts For The Gardener In Your Life

Click here to view the original post.Looking for a couple of unique gardening gifts for that hard-to-buy-for friend?  Almost everyone has at least one dirt digging, plant loving gardener on their Christmas list. And during this season of giving, why not surprise them with something to celebrate The post 3 Unique And Inexpensive Gardening Gifts For … Continue reading

Survival Basics: Harvest Wild Meat Simple Traps and Snares: (Ultimate Survival Guide, Survival Food) (Wilderness Survival Guide, Survival Craft)

Click here to view the original post.Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see “BONUS: Your FREE Gift” chapter after the conclusion. Survival Basics:(FREE Bonus Included) Harvest Wild Meat Simple Traps and Snares Learning to survive outdoors is an important skill. You may find yourself stranded in the woods … Continue reading

Survival Basics: Harvest Wild Meat: 15 Simple Traps and Snares: (Prepper’s Guid, Survival Guide, Survivalist, Safety, Urban Survival, Survival Skills Book) (Ultimate Survival Guide, Survival Food)

Click here to view the original post.Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see “BONUS: Your FREE Gift” chapter after the conclusion. Survival Basics: (FREE Bonus Included) Harvest Wild Meat: 15 Simple Traps and Snares The eBook “Survival Basics: Harvest Wild Meat: 15 Simple Traps and Snares” is a … Continue reading

How to Trap and Snare: A Complete Manual for the Sportsman, Game Preserver, Gamekeeper, and Amateur on the Art of Taking Animals and Birds in Traps, … With Numerous Illustrations (Classic Reprint)

Click here to view the original post.Excerpt from How to Trap and Snare: A Complete Manual for the Sportsman, Game Preserver, Gamekeeper, and Amateur on the Art of Taking Animals and Birds in Traps, Snares, and Nets; With Numerous Illustrations An efficient and humane method of catching hawks, the birds being taken uninjured. Kestrels can, … Continue reading

The Bushcraft Handbooks – Traps & Snares

Click here to view the original post.“The Bushcraft Handbooks” were first published in Australia in 1952. Based on the Author’s wartime service in Australia and New Guinea teaching “Junglecraft” to Australian and American forces, they are distilled, concentrated old-time bushcraft knowledge, presented in a very easy to assimilate format. For those who remember them, the … Continue reading

The Trapper’s Bible: Traps, Snares & Pathguards

Click here to view the original post.The traps, snares and pathguards detailed here can be constructed out of the most basic materials, keeping your expenses down and your net profits up. Includes pest snares, large animal snares, and transplant traps, plus camp alarms that alert you to intruders and deadly pathguards that could save your … Continue reading

Preparedness for EMP Attack and Solar Storms: A Survival Guide to EMP Weapons, Electromagnetic Pulse, Solar Storms, Solar Flares and Carrington Events

Click here to view the original post.Preparedness for EMP Attack and Solar Storms – A Survival Guide to EMP Weapons, Electromagnetic Pulse, Solar Storms, Solar Flares and Carrington Events This fantastic guide to EMP attack and solar storm survival is written by the author of The Preppers Apocalypse Survival Guide book series, Steve Rayder. Steve’s … Continue reading

Getting Supplies for Your Weapons Online

Click here to view the original post.Using your firearms safely and effectively calls for you to have the right supplies for it on hand. When you want to have everything you need to shoot, you may want to look beyond the inventory of your local outdoor and hunting stores. You can find ammunition, magazines, AK … Continue reading

Camping Doughnut – The Effortless Camping Tent

Click here to view the original post.Camping Doughnut – The Effortless Camping Tent For most, when camping, tents are the ideal structures for your exciting outdoor experience. Recreational vehicles, or RVs, and campers are another common favorite for a bit of a more modern twist. All of these styles feature enclosed spaces for you to sleep, … Continue reading

Herbal Medicines You’ll Need When Doctors Disappear

Herbal Medicines You’ll Need When Doctors Disappear

Click here to view the original post. For most of us, it’s easy to take medical care for granted. Access is only a drive or helicopter ride away. For now at least. Those of us in the preparedness community know that we can’t always rely on modern infrastructure to fully function forever. At some point … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Candles Last Longer

Click here to view the original post.This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Candles are both decorative and functional.  We tend to use more candles beginning in Thanksgiving and throughout the fall and winter seasons.  They give a great ambiance at the dinner table or throughout the house, and can be used as emergency lighting … Continue reading

Dealing With Differences

Dealing With Differences

Click here to view the original post.   One very overlooked aspect of preparing, in my opinion, is being ready (and willing) to adapt to different social circumstances. We are living in world where there is a big mix of nationalities, customs, religions, social ‘rituals’ etc. So clearly it make sense to know your surroundings … Continue reading

The $1.3 Trillion Economic ‘Time Bomb’ That Could Turn America Into Greece

The $1.3 Trillion Economic ‘Time Bomb’ That Could Turn America Into Greece

Click here to view the original post. Image source: Pixabay.com   NEW YORK — There is a ticking financial time bomb that could devastate America’s economy and leave governments unable to provide basic services – and most investors and Americans don’t even realize it. The bomb is underfunded government pensions, which at the moment total … Continue reading

Gold, Silver and Diversifying Income

Gold, Silver and Diversifying Income

Click here to view the original post.Gold, Silver and Diversifying Income James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below! There was a time when your faithful host was just a scared newbie lost in a sea of articles about the impending economic collapse and the death of the US dollar. I knew my history … Continue reading

Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them

Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them

Click here to view the original post. Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them Bug Out Bag Documents Today we’re going to talk all about bug out bag documents. It is maybe the most neglected prep but one of the easiest and most important.  Bug out bag documents are all the … Continue reading

DIY Fuel: How To Turn Wood Into Briquettes

DIY Fuel: How To Turn Wood Into Briquettes

Click here to view the original post.  By Chris Black – SurvivoPedia Let me start today’s article with an axiom: despite the fact that DIY-ing briquettes is a hard and messy job, if you’re not afraid to get your hands dirty, you can make a reasonable income by selling (your extra) charcoal/wood briquettes. The idea … Continue reading

How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard With $10 In One Hour

Click here to view the original post.Once upon a time, root cellars were commonplace. They were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. The post How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard With $10 In One Hour appeared first … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas: Day 7, Give the Gift of Preparedness

12 Days of Christmas: Day 7, Give the Gift of Preparedness

Click here to view the original post.   So is your gift shopping all finished?  If not, this year spread the message of preparedness with a plethora of thoughtful gift ideas that carry with them the underlying purpose of preparing your loved ones for emergencies. One of these just might put a huge, satisfied smile on the … Continue reading

A Correlation Between The Equipment You Choose and The Skills You Learn.

A Correlation Between The Equipment You Choose and The Skills You Learn.

Click here to view the original post. A Correlation Between The Equipment You Choose and The Skills You Learn. I believe that when choosing equipment for survival use in the bush, there is more to consider than just ease of use and sustainability. Obviously when preparing for long term wilderness living, you need to choose … Continue reading

Oakland Warehouse Fire: Surviving in a Crowd

Oakland Warehouse Fire: Surviving in a Crowd

Click here to view the original post. The fire in an Oakland warehouse that was a refuge for artists and a venue for dance parties has now claimed 36 lives with several persons still missing. In the past, I’ve written about safety in wildfires and also in homes over the years; this time, I’ll explore … Continue reading