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Best prepper and survival websites

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This is my list of the best prepper forum  or prepper- and survival websites that I frequent and recommend to others.

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It’s not gonna be just a bunch of crap listed in order to get a link exchanged (so don’t ask), so the list is gonna be short for a while. I’ve included a quick description for each prepper blog, forum or resource along with the links. Below that is a sampling of some of the excellent writing you can get from a quality prepper site for most of them, provided through their RSS feed automatically every day if they have one – so if you wanna bookmark  any of my pages, this would be the one

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Here they are in alphabetical order:

  • Amazon - Where I buy a LOT of my prepper gear and supplies
  • American Preppers Network - Survival and Preparedness Network bringing together groups, organizations, blogs and businesses.
  • Backdoor Survival
  • Knowledge Weighs Nothing - Has some great posts about prepper and survival skills. Starting to blend some nonsense posts in there as well recently though so caveat emptor.
  • Man Cave Zen - My other blog about stuff men like: whisky, cigars, manly man cave decor and gifts, fast cars, beautiful women, family, and dogs. Maybe more when I think of it.
  • Off Grid Survival - The knowledge you need to survive in any situation. Urban & Wilderness Survival • Prepping & Preparedness Issues • Self Defense & Tactical Topics
  • Organic Prepper
  • Prepared Ham Forums - Prepared ham helps get people licensed and ready for emergencies. They work with local CERT teams and disaster teams to help with radio comms and help get communications equipment running during emergencies and disasters.
  • Prepper Website - Todd does a great job of pulling in a few of the best prepper articles from around the web.
  • SHTF Plan
  • SHTF Preparedness - Matty does a great job of curating prepper and survival information for you and filtering out the crap.
  • Survival Blog - One of the oldest sites. Definitely the oldest on this list. Lots of info.
  • Survival Doctor - Dr James Hubbard has been a family doctor for over 30 years. He’s practiced in small and large towns, worked emergency rooms and in clinics.
  • Survival Mom
  • Survival Sherpa
  • Survivalist Boards
  • Tactical Intelligence

 

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Here is a selection of the most recent posts from my list of the best prepper and survival sites.

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Protesters, my ass.And the media says that "protesters" burn, loot, shoot and raise all sorts of a ruckus. Why not name them properly as arsonists, thieves, rioters? Why does "protest" get a bad name for the poor usage?I note with no great pleasure t... [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Prepared Ham Forums
I was hoping to get some input on a scope for my Super Redhawk. Looking to take it out for white tail next week. Any first hand knowledge would be greatly appreciated. [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survivalist Boards
…Protests and Riots have spread from Ferguson, MO to cities all over America… New York, Oakland, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis… (Zero Hedge) …Police can be heard broadcasting messages across the city advising protesters that failure to follow their orders and dispurse will lead to arrest. Police now telling protesters in streets of #Ferguson to disperse or be arrested. @CNNTonight now. Live > http://t.co/T8RO7hdpoR — CNN Tonight (@CNNTonight) November 26, 2014 …Missouri State SWAT Teams deployed around the city of Ferguson. The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson and they are fully armed according to witness reports: Live Streams Infowars Extended Coverage: Vice News Ground Team: Uncut [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: SHTF Plan
"Street Name Of Darren Wilson's Home Address Revealed In ‘New York Times' Story"::http://www.inquisitr.com/1635021/str...s-be-arrested/ The New York Times published the street name of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's home address . . . 'The location of Wilson's residence, which he reportedly owns with his new wife, Spradling, is thrown into the New York Times story nonchalantly, as if just another detail of the couple's new married life and, while not listing the actual address number, Bosman and Robertson do everything but, even detailing that the home is “about a half-hour drive from Ferguson." I wonder if these 2 POS reporters would like their [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survivalist Boards
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Prepper Website
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Prepper Website
Ruger 10/22 .22LR Stainless Take Down Navy Digital Camo - $259.99 [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survivalist Boards
I use to be upset at the Georgia guide stones, but now that I see who they plan on killing off to get what they want, I say go for it.I have not a trace of sympathy to the people that riot it is sad to see that likely we are going to get a military... [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Prepared Ham Forums
by James Hubbard, MD, MPH Today, I'm launching my first ever big holiday survival sale. There are personalized gifts for under $20 plus deep discounts on training. Has taking a great first aid or wilderness survival course been on your to-do list? Why not make 2015 the year of getting it done? With these specials, you could even take my course with a friend. If some of The Survival Doctor products are on your own Christmas list, now's the time to tell friends and family about them. They can get them for you at a discount, so, you know, you'd be doing them a [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survival Doctor
by James Hubbard, MD, MPH Today, I'm launching my first ever big holiday survival sale. There are personalized gifts for under $20 plus deep discounts on training. Has taking a great first aid or wilderness survival course been on your to-do list? Why not make 2015 the year of getting it done? With these specials, you could even take my course with a friend. If some of The Survival Doctor products are on your own Christmas list, now's the time to tell friends and family about them. They can get them for you at a discount, so, you know, you'd be doing them a [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survival Doctor
by James Hubbard, MD, MPH Today, I'm launching my first ever big holiday survival sale. There are personalized gifts for under $20 plus deep discounts on training. Has taking a great first aid or wilderness survival course been on your to-do list? Why not make 2015 the year of getting it done? With these specials, you could even take my course with a friend. If some of The Survival Doctor products are on your own Christmas list, now's the time to tell friends and family about them. They can get them for you at a discount, so, you know, you'd be doing them a [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survival Doctor
The recent actions of mega behemoth Wells Fargo show us just why so many people are distrustful of large financial institutions. The bank, which claims it will help you achieve what's important, has done exactly the opposite in the case of Rosemary Ronstein. At the height of the 2009 financial crisis Ms. Ronstein was facing a home foreclosure. After her husband passed away that same year the widow was searching through personal records when she happened across a 30-year old CD purchased by her husband in 1984 for the sum of $18,000. The CD, which offered the bearer a 10.9% [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: SHTF Plan
The recent actions of mega behemoth Wells Fargo show us just why so many people are distrustful of large financial institutions. The bank, which claims it will help you achieve what's important, has done exactly the opposite in the case of Rosemary Ronstein. At the height of the 2009 financial crisis Ms. Ronstein was facing a home foreclosure. After her husband passed away that same year the widow was searching through personal records when she happened across a 30-year old CD purchased by her husband in 1984 for the sum of $18,000. The CD, which offered the bearer a 10.9% [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: SHTF Plan
After a night of some of the worst looting, violence and rioting this county has seen, violent activists are warning they seek to take the chaos nationwide. [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Off Grid Survival
After a night of some of the worst looting, violence and rioting this county has seen, violent activists are warning they seek to take the chaos nationwide. [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Off Grid Survival
What Are The Top 5 Best Survival Tools and Multi-Tools? As the Holidays are just around the corner and that means good deals on most items on the planet. Take advantage of that if you are looking to get survival tools including a survival multi-tool. The saying goes “the best tools are what you have … Continue reading » The post What Are The Top 5 Best Survival Tools and Multi-Tools? appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: SHTF Preparedness
What Are The Top 5 Best Survival Tools and Multi-Tools? As the Holidays are just around the corner and that means good deals on most items on the planet. Take advantage of that if you are looking to get survival tools including a survival multi-tool. The saying goes “the best tools are what you have … Continue reading » The post What Are The Top 5 Best Survival Tools and Multi-Tools? appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: SHTF Preparedness
This went down as I expected. Having stood a roadblock during riots in Concord, NC, I find this behavior typical and expected. I will never understand the why of burning your own community though.I kinda knew the verdict Sunday when the news media was... [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Prepared Ham Forums
As we enter month eleven of 12 Months of Prepping, it might be easy to become complacent and decide to set aside this month's preparedness tasks until some other, more convenient, time. After all, if you are following along in accordance with the calendar year, there are family gatherings and holiday preps to attend to. Please do not slough off and let that be a deterrent to the task at hand. Prepping is a lifestyle and a commitment to preparedness, courage, optimism, and family values. Let us use this opportunity to continue our learning and to continue to [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Backdoor Survival
As we enter month eleven of 12 Months of Prepping, it might be easy to become complacent and decide to set aside this month's preparedness tasks until some other, more convenient, time. After all, if you are following along in accordance with the calendar year, there are family gatherings and holiday preps to attend to. Please do not slough off and let that be a deterrent to the task at hand. Prepping is a lifestyle and a commitment to preparedness, courage, optimism, and family values. Let us use this opportunity to continue our learning and to continue to [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Backdoor Survival
It can be hard to think about gardening when it's below freezing, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try. Cold weather is the perfect time for planning! If you are thinking (like I might have perhaps thought in the past) that you can just grab a few packs of seeds from the local hardware store or super store in April or so, put them in the ground, and you'll see something come up in a few months, well, you're mostly wrong. You definitely can grow food during the cooler months! It's not rocket science, but it does require some thought and [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survival Mom
It can be hard to think about gardening when it's below freezing, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try. Cold weather is the perfect time for planning! If you are thinking (like I might have perhaps thought in the past) that you can just grab a few packs of seeds from the local hardware store or super store in April or so, put them in the ground, and you'll see something come up in a few months, well, you're mostly wrong. You definitely can grow food during the cooler months! It's not rocket science, but it does require some thought and [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Source: Survival Mom
The Daily Sheeple has reported that Darren Wilson will NOT face charges in the shooting of Michael Brown: The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case has reached a decision. On August 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. From USA Today: A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, 28, for firing six shots in an August confrontation that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family. The decision had been long awaited and followed rioting that resembled war-zone news footage in this predominantly black suburb [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: The Organic Prepper
The Daily Sheeple has reported that Darren Wilson will NOT face charges in the shooting of Michael Brown: The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case has reached a decision. On August 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. From USA Today: A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, 28, for firing six shots in an August confrontation that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family. The decision had been long awaited and followed rioting that resembled war-zone news footage in this predominantly black suburb [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: The Organic Prepper
The Daily Sheeple has reported that Darren Wilson will NOT face charges in the shooting of Michael Brown: The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case has reached a decision. On August 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. From USA Today: A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, 28, for firing six shots in an August confrontation that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family. The decision had been long awaited and followed rioting that resembled war-zone news footage in this predominantly black suburb [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: The Organic Prepper
A St. Louis County grand jury has found that Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson is not guilty of murder, in the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. National Guard have been mobilized to respond to expected looting and violence. [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: Off Grid Survival
57 Unbelievable Secret Doorways Into Hidden Rooms Secret rooms are just awesome. I always wanted one as a kid. Now I own my own home and want privacy from friends and family. Installing a secret doorway into a room with all my stuff is sounding more and more of a possibility. As a prepper, I … Continue reading » The post 57 Unbelievable Secret Doorways Into Hidden Rooms appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: SHTF Preparedness
PEST FREE During a family vacation and faced with an unexpected storm, we decided to rent a small unfurnished cabin at a state park. As soon as we had our sleeping bags spread on the floor, our pillows fluffed, and the room dark, a million feet started crawling over our faces and legs. Oh, the horror when we switched on the lights. Every conceivable, imaginable creature had crawled out of the woodwork. I had never seen so many bugs in one place. On top of that, we had several raccoons circling around the cabin. Then I remembered our tent. Not wanting to sleep [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: Survival Mom
by Todd Walker I couldn't believe what my former middle school student told me in Science class! “You grow meat in the ground.” Not believing his jaw-dropping ignorance, I fought back the urge to laugh because he was dead serious. Clearly, “No Child Left Behind” wasn't working. We're all ignorant on certain subjects, but growing meat in the ground!? His alienation from the wonders nature was all too evident… and alarming… as he truly believed his description… “They (rancher-farmer) buy meat, like rib eye, unwrap the plastic, and bury the steak in the ground like you would garden seeds. It grows and farmers pick [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: Survival Sherpa
Have you found yourself waning lately when it comes to your prepping duties? It occurred to me the other day that I have not been as focused on my prepping as I was a few months ago. Maybe it is because the weather has gotten colder (which makes me want to hibernate), that my garden is looking really sad and alone, or that my shelves are full. No, the true and honest answer is: Nothing bad has happened yet. For five years I have been prepping. I have endured the laughing heads who call me a crazy conspiracy theorist, plus [...]
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
Source: American Preppers Network
By Charles Henry Everybody throws around the term Faraday shields or Faraday cages, but let's be specific about what it is and how it is a must item for preppers. Named after an expert in electricity, Mr. Faraday, the Faraday shield is a highly important item that is easy to build and vital for the protection of your delicate electronic equipment like radios. Modern electronics, like a walkie talkie or the ignition system in your new car,* operate at very low voltages inside the box of circuits. The electronic parts inside, like chips or integrated circuits, can not survive large electrical pulses—conditions as [...]
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
Source: American Preppers Network
Welcome to this week's Survival Buzz with an update on my own preps and announcements from the Backdoor Survival blog. The wild goose chase for misplaced preps continues. First, I could not locate a small tin that holds my pocket survival kit. Why is my pocket survival kit in a tin and not my pocket? Too much stuff with some of it not really practical given my geographical location. Let me give you an example. These are just some of the many items in my current pocket survival kit. The island where I live is 11.5 miles long and [...]
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source: Backdoor Survival
by Todd Walker Mother Nature is always true to her nature. You can't change her. She's beautifully rugged, awe-inspiring, and occasionally deadly. Best be prepared when she tries to make your life miserable. Like duct tape and WD-40 in my tool box, there aren't many Core Temperature Control dilemmas my reusable emergency space blanket can't fix. This may be the best 12 ounces you can add to your hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, and/or 72 hour emergency kit. Mors Kochanski of Karamat Wilderness Ways, the Godfather of modern bushcraft, came up with a brilliant idea called The Super Shelter. His design takes advantage of [...]
Wed, Nov 19, 2014
Source: Survival Sherpa
by Todd Walker Mother Nature is always true to her nature. You can't change her. She's beautifully rugged, awe-inspiring, and occasionally deadly. Best be prepared when she tries to make your life miserable. Like duct tape and WD-40 in my tool box, there aren't many Core Temperature Control dilemmas my reusable emergency space blanket can't fix. This may be the best 12 ounces you can add to your hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, and/or 72 hour emergency kit. Mors Kochanski of Karamat Wilderness Ways, the Godfather of modern bushcraft, came up with a brilliant idea called The Super Shelter. His design takes advantage of [...]
Wed, Nov 19, 2014
Source: Survival Sherpa
As a home owner, you have preparations that must be made in order to get ready for winter. From cleaning up the leaves in the yard to putting away summer outdoor items, you must have your home ready for the harsher months of the year. When winter arrives, it is imperative that the home is nice and cozy warm, so you must take the proper steps to ensure that all you feel is warmth and never cold. Below are a few tips on how you can get ready for winter in your home. Sealing the Home First of all, you need a [...]
Tue, Nov 18, 2014
Source: American Preppers Network
It seems that everything we buy these days comes with a charger or power-pack that is pretty much left on 24/7. We all have cellphones, laptops, tablets, desktops, PVR, TV, games consoles, microwaves and power tools, and if we are honest, many of these are left plugged in and switched on 24 hours a day… We all know that these devices use electricity when on standby and not in use, but we also all think these devices use so little electricity it's not worth bothering with. However, add up how many of these energy vampires you have in your home and [...]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014
Source: Knowledge Weighs Nothing
Also known as Lesser Duckweed, this common plan is generally found floating on the surface of marshes, ponds, slow-moving streams and lakes. While this may be among the smallest flowering plants in the world, Duckweed features powerful nutrients ideal for not only your livestock, but also your family. If you're searching for a natural, cost-effective and healthy alternative to livestock feed, and even as a protein supplement for your family, Duckweed may be what you're searching for. Duckweed as Livestock Feed Farmers, both large and small, continually search for ways to reduce livestock feed expense without sacrificing nutrition. In the farming community, [...]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014
Source: Knowledge Weighs Nothing
Duct tape has gained almost a cult following due to its wide array of uses. Whether you wish to make a custom wallet or the most colourful dress at the party, duct tape does far more than secure and item. While it features many quirky and fun uses, duct tape has become the go-to item for survivalists throughout the world. Explore how this everyday item could potentially save your life if caught in an emergency situation. Tent Repair A leaky or drafty tent could mean the difference between staying safe and warm or being exposed to dangerous elements. Repair tears and holes [...]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014
Source: Knowledge Weighs Nothing
Hey guys, just wanted to quickly let you know about a document I found buried in the CDC website. It's an older document (written in 1998) that provides an excellent resource for Ebola prevention in a time when modern medical facilities might not be available. Originally written for healthcare workers fighting Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers (like Ebola) in austere conditions like West Africa, it deals with prevention, early diagnosis and response within a limited infrastructure (again, something we might face during an outbreak and associated civil collapse). This would obviously be important knowledge to have and I wanted to make sure you guys [...]
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Source: Tactical Intelligence
Most preppers get the idea that communication is an important capability to have during an emergency. Despite this understanding though, few preppers have a solid communication plan in place beyond a few two-way walkie-talkie devices and the false hope that their cellphone will still function. If that describes you (like it did me a few years ago), this article should hopefully open your eyes and inspire you to change that. The Dangers of a Communication Blackout are Very Real We take our ability to instantly communicate with others around the nation and the globe for granted. In reality though, the methods we depend on [...]
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Source: Tactical Intelligence
For preppers, survivalists and others desiring to have other means of electricity when the grid goes down, solar has always been a valid means of off-grid power. And in recent years, there's been significant advances and interest in portable solar chargers that are capable of charging cellphones, tablets and other small electronics while in an emergency, on the go, bugging out, or any other reason that would require you to power and charge your devices when the grid is not available. Well, I recently got my hands on a fantastic little portable solar-panel array that is perfect for small electronics like your [...]
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
Source: Tactical Intelligence

So, any thoughts, opinions or suggestions? What do you think are the best prepper blogs, forums and websites online? I’m always interested to know about what you think are the best prepper websites, survival websites, preppers forum or prepper website that has lists, reviews, or how-to articles.


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