Survival Gear

Best Vacuums For Preppers

Best Vacuums For Preppers

When it comes down to getting things cleaned up, you need a vacuum cleaner that can take care of business. Over the years I have bought a myriad of what . . .

Exploring Tanto Blade Knives For Preppers

Exploring Tanto Blade Knives For Preppers

The tanto blade was popularized by Cold Steel in the 1970s. It is based on Japanese design that has stood the test of time in terms of reliability and strength . . .

Best Composting Toilets for Preppers

Best Composting Toilets for Preppers

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

Composting toilets are not for everyone but they do have their place in off-grid living under some . . .

Best Multi Tools for the Equipped Prepper

Best Multi Tools for the Equipped Prepper

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

There is a whole world of multi tools out there to choose from. Before you go shopping there . . .

Top Four Folding Shovels For The Prepper

Top Four Folding Shovels For The Prepper

Folding shovels seem like one of the ultimate prepper tools. Compact, useful, and used by pretty much every army around the world, these tools can do everything from help dig . . .

Is Tactical Practical?

Is Tactical Practical?

Prepper folks see it all the time. “Tactical” gear abounds, and the tactical label has been applied to everything from firearms to and pretty much anything in between. In fact . . .

Best Easy To Use Fire Starters

Best Easy To Use Fire Starters

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2019.

Fire starters are a basic survival tool that everyone should have. Matches and lighters are great and all . . .

The Best MURS Radios

The Best MURS Radios

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

Short range radio communications have some major advantages at times. First the radios used are often much more . . .

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 . . .

Cache and Stash Points For Preppers

Cache and Stash Points For Preppers

Having all your preps in one place is not always the wisest idea. Some people may have no choice but if you can have a stash point then consider it . . .

The Best Pepper Spray to Keep With You

The Best Pepper Spray to Keep With You

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.
Every level of prep needs a pepper spray. It can provide simple protection from everyday assailants, or it . . .

Exploring Night Vision Options

Exploring Night Vision Options

This post is a collaboration between Matt and Samantha Biggers. For those that don’t already know Matt Biggers, he is my husband and best friend of 15 years!  He . . .

Dealing With The S In SHTF

Dealing With The S In SHTF

For this post, we are going to talk about the S part of SHTF. This is not something I see covered enough on survival sites. Considering that hygiene is so . . .

Staying Warm During Bitter Cold & Windchill

Staying Warm During Bitter Cold & Windchill

Staying warm during the bitter cold takes some planning. There are plenty of people that survived with very basic means in very cold places. Luckily we have some more convenient . . .

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 . . .

Best Boots For Preppers

Best Boots For Preppers

Editors Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2018.
Footwear is a critical part of prepping. Without the right shoes, bugging out is not going to be possible . . .

Best Hatchets and Axes for Preppers

Best Hatchets and Axes for Preppers

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition for fall 2018.

Having a functional and reliable hatchet and ax is a must for any well-prepared person. Hatchets . . .

Choosing The Right Water Bottle

Choosing The Right Water Bottle

There are a lot of water bottles to choose from, and a lot of them are well made, but there are also some that are real garbage. I have attempted . . .