7 Reasons to own a bugout bag

When disaster strikes, you never know when you’ll need to drop everything and evacuate as quickly as possible. In those moments, you can’t be rummaging through cupboards still packing supplies. In a true bugout situation, leaving your current location and getting to a safe zone should be your top priority. Doing that will be easier if … Continue reading 7 Reasons to own a bugout bag

7 Clever uses for potassium permanganate, a versatile survival tool

  Survival kits should include tools and resources that can be used for a variety of purposes and situations. One such tool is potassium permanganate. This chemical compound combines manganese oxide ore with potassium hydroxide, and its four oxygen atoms are essential to its applicability in survival situations. Read on to learn about potassium permanganate and how to … Continue reading 7 Clever uses for potassium permanganate, a versatile survival tool

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

7 Common myths about preppers, debunked

Preppers get a bad rap because of how they are typically portrayed in mainstream media. When people think of “preppers,” chances are they think of extremely paranoid, gun-wielding maniacs with too much time and money on their hands. But that image alone already consists of three myths, just some of the many that people believe about … Continue reading 7 Common myths about preppers, debunked

Survival essentials: Tips for storing water in your car

Nearly all of the body’s major systems rely on water to function and survive. In fact, a person can survive for up to 21 days without food but only three days without water. It’s not at all unusual for people to get stranded in or with their cars, such as during a snowstorm or when their … Continue reading Survival essentials: Tips for storing water in your car

Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

While authorities typically give out notices in advance of a blackout, SHTF scenarios will feature abrupt power outages that last for a long time. Days without electricity could put your and your family’s safety on the line if you’re not prepared for a sudden power outage. Therefore, actively taking measures to prepare for that scenario is important for survival. What you need … Continue reading Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

Survival Nutrition audio book LAUNCHED: Free download – 8 hours of audio mp3 plus PDF reference transcript – get it here

The Survival Nutrition free audio book has been launched and is downloadable at SurvivalNutrition.com. This free audio book, authored by Mike Adams (that’s me), teaches you how to strategically use food, nutrients, herbs and chemical compounds to stay alive, fight infections and greatly enhance your nutritional intake during times of collapse or civil war. The nearly … Continue reading Survival Nutrition audio book LAUNCHED: Free download – 8 hours of audio mp3 plus PDF reference transcript – get it here

Prepping basics: Tips for building a pocket survival kit

Do you know how to build a pocket survival kit? As a prepper, you need a PSK so you have access to basic survival items and tools on the fly. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) As the name implies, a pocket survival kit (PSK) is a small container packed with essential survival items. Your PSK should be small enough to carry comfortably … Continue reading Prepping basics: Tips for building a pocket survival kit

5 Skills you just can’t live without when you bug out

Survival skills are techniques to ensure that your personal safety and basic needs such as food, water, and shelter, are met. They are not commonly taught but can save your life during disasters. Here are five skills that every prepper must possess, especially when bugging out. (h/t to ApartmentPrepper.com) Getting clean water When bugging out, you … Continue reading 5 Skills you just can’t live without when you bug out

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?