Always bring a bug-out bag, but learn how to survive without one when SHTF

Bug-out bags (BOB) are a ubiquitous part of survival preps. But that doesn’t mean you can be complacent if you have a BOB. After all, when SHTF and you lose your gear, your wits and survival skills are going to be the ones that will help you survive, not your tools. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) Why do you need … Continue reading Always bring a bug-out bag, but learn how to survive without one when SHTF

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

Skills assessment: What you really need to know in case SHTF

It’s never too late to start preparing for a disaster. Listed below are some of the skills that you might need when SHTF. These skills prioritize practical knowledge because money or antiques won’t be of much help in the event of an economic meltdown.  (h/t to BioPrepper.com.) Animal husbandry — This gives preppers “endless amounts of sustainable meat, … Continue reading Skills assessment: What you really need to know in case SHTF