5 Tips for building a bugout trailer

A bugout trailer, also known as a survival trailer, is an extension of your bugout bag (BOB). It makes it easier to carry extra supplies without the added weight slowing your bugout. Plus, few preppers dream of having a legitimate bugout location because it’s often out of their budget. A bugout trailer will, at the … Continue reading 5 Tips for building a bugout trailer

Survival essentials: 6 Things to include in a survival fire starter kit

Fire is a versatile survival asset, so it’s important that you have a fire starter kit in your bugout bag (BOB). A proper fire starter kit should contain multiple items you can use to start a fire so you can stay warm and cook outdoors. Read on for tips on building a fire survival kit. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) … Continue reading Survival essentials: 6 Things to include in a survival fire starter kit

Quality over quantity: 3 crucial items preppers must invest the most in

Preppers are faced with an important question in a survival scenario: Would they rather have a handful of high-quality tools, or a wide array of low-cost – and possibly substandard – gear? The answer should be clear. Whenever possible, quality must never be sacrificed. “I hate to say this, but if you look through your survival/prep gear and supplies … Continue reading Quality over quantity: 3 crucial items preppers must invest the most in

Prepper must-haves: 10 Survival uses of hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a mild antiseptic made by combining water and an oxygen molecule. It is an excellent disinfectant, mold-killer and stain remover, thanks to this extra oxygen molecule. Experienced preppers recommend stocking up on bottles of hydrogen peroxide and including them in your’s bug-out bag because they can be used for a variety of things. Here … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: 10 Survival uses of hydrogen peroxide

More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Many people use lip balm daily to prevent dry and chapped lips. It’s small, lightweight and extremely easy to stow in pockets, hygiene kits or purses. But lip balm can do so much more than just moisturize lips. This inconspicuous object can also be used as a survival tool due to its versatility. If you … Continue reading More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Top 12 NECESSARY items for survival when SHTF

Depending on their needs, preppers rely on different tools for various survival applications. If you’re not sure where to start, here’s a list of 12 items that can help you survive when disaster strikes. (h/t to SurvivalistPrepper.net) This list doesn’t just include the kind of gear you need in your survival bag. Certain tools and skills can act … Continue reading Top 12 NECESSARY items for survival when SHTF

Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?

Whether you’re camping or bugging out, outdoor trips require a crucial item — a firestarting kit. A well-planned kit contains several ways to start a fire so you can stay warm and cook outdoors. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) Firestarting skills are essential to your survival, especially when SHTF. Ideally, you should know how to start a fire using very basic tools, … Continue reading Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?

These important items deserve a place in every bug-out bag

If you’re just starting your journey as a prepper, you need to familiarize yourself with the bug-out bag (BOB). The backpack for your BOB should be sturdy and the items in it must cover your basic needs for at least 72 hours after you evacuate from a survival scenario. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com.) Deciding what to include … Continue reading These important items deserve a place in every bug-out bag

7 “extra” items for your bugout bag that would be nice to have in any emergency

Not all bugout bags are created equal. After all, every individual has his or her own preferences when it comes to what stuff to carry in times of emergency. However, in almost all cases, the basics are largely the same among those that do use bugout bags. It’s really in the “extra” stuff that people … Continue reading 7 “extra” items for your bugout bag that would be nice to have in any emergency

What’s in YOUR bug out bag? 10 must-have multipurpose survival tools

A well-packed bug out bag (BOB) must contain the basics so you can survive a disaster-related evacuation for at least 72 hours. With a BOB, moving out will be safe and easy. (h/t to DoomsdayMoose.com) Make sure your BOB has “basic survival and first aid emergency” gear and that it only contains necessary items like drinking water and food. … Continue reading What’s in YOUR bug out bag? 10 must-have multipurpose survival tools