Prepping and Survival Basics

Avoiding Ambush In Town & Country

Avoiding Ambush In Town & Country

Situational awareness is one of the cornerstones of avoiding trouble. Things can happen in seconds. During good times and bad, paying attention and learning to move strategically, can save your…

Exploring Bug Out Shelter Options

Exploring Bug Out Shelter Options

There are a lot of companies selling all manner of tents and shelters. This post is going to explore a wide range of shelter options. I intend to educate you…

Virtue and Vice During SHTF

Virtue and Vice During SHTF

There is a lot to think about when it comes to the ethics of what is right and wrong to do when one finds themselves in a true SHTF scenario….

How To Add Military Surplus To Your Prepping Plans

How To Add Military Surplus To Your Prepping Plans

We see it everywhere. Ranging from fashion statements, to practical gear, to people pretending to be something they aren’t. I’m of course talking about military surplus gear and equipment, and…

Tsunami: History, tips for preparation, and what the future may bring us

Tsunami: History, tips for preparation, and what the future may bring us

I was born within the Pacific Ring of Fire. Where I grew up in the North Cascades, I could see volcanos from basically every room in the house. Sauk Mountain…

Isolation During Good Times and SHTF: From Living in the Country To Staying Hidden During SHTF

Isolation During Good Times and SHTF: From Living in the Country To Staying Hidden During SHTF

So many people that I have met in the prepper world mention their dream of having a place away from everything. While this is a nice thought and something that…

Prepper Metrics – How Did You Do In 2018?

Prepper Metrics – How Did You Do In 2018?

There is an undeniably hokey and campy feeling to some aspects of prepping. When you get to the topic of zombie survival and things that are on the most radical…

Designing A Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

Designing A Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

Driving conditions in the winter can deteriorate quickly. If you live in a climate with harsh winters, then you may be very experienced. Regardless of how well prepared you think…

Overall Appearance During SHTF: Tips For Not Standing Out

Overall Appearance During SHTF: Tips For Not Standing Out

If you have prepped well, then you may find yourself in a position of being able to maintain your appearance and well being during a longer emergency. The problem is…

Building Our House In The Mountains Part 1: Permits, Foundation, Floor, and Beginning Framing

Building Our House In The Mountains Part 1: Permits, Foundation, Floor, and Beginning Framing

A lot of people dream of home ownership. The fact that it takes a lifetime to pay for a lot of the giant houses on the market today means that…

Avoiding and Treating Hypothermia and Frostbite

Avoiding and Treating Hypothermia and Frostbite

Cold weather is already a part of life in many parts of the country. Even here in the Southeast, we are experiencing colder temps that have led to us closing…

Intro Guide To Buying Canned Meats For Prepping and Survival

Intro Guide To Buying Canned Meats For Prepping and Survival

Over the years we have canned a lot of meat. Finding canned meat at a reasonable cost at the grocery store can be challenging. In the past, our freezer space…

Prepper Fitness for Self Defense: Training for Survival

Prepper Fitness for Self Defense: Training for Survival

Now, more than ever, preppers are seeing the advantage of improving physical fitness. For a long time, it was just the opposite. People were much more inclined to talk about…

15 Tips For New Preppers

15 Tips For New Preppers

For this post, we are going to go back to the beginning. This is for those of you that are just starting out with prepping or thinking about what you…

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

I have to say that my background has always been rural. Urban prepping is a topic that I have chosen to explore because I know that there is a lot…

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

It’s starting to get a bit chillier outside. Stepping out in the morning on our mountain shows that Fall is firmly in place and frosts are going to start falling….