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Best Prepper Resources and Recommendations Page

Best Prepper Resources and Recommendations. Gear, books, blogs, forums, facebook pages, and more.I’ve created this page to collect all my recommended best prepper websites, gear, books, and other online or offline resources so you guys would have one place to send people or to reference for the good stuff.

Also, I’ve pulled in all the recent posts from every recommended prepper blog out there with an RSS feed so you can check them all at one time. Isn’t that cool?

Here’s what I got for ya here. You can jump down to each section from the links below:

  • TL;DR
  • Best Prepper Gear Recommendations
  • The Best Prepper Websites and Online Resources
  • Best Prepper Book Recommendations
  • Best Prepper Blogs Most Recent Posts Feed
  • How you can recommend things to add to the list

TL;DR – I write long posts with lots of detailed information, and this won’t be any exception. Because I know a lot of you will be reading this from a phone, I’m going to list everything out real quick and then go into the what-for afterward. This page is going to be well over 10,000 words so I wanted to give you a shortcut. BTW, TL;DR means “Too Long; Didn’t Read.”

The Best Prepper Gear Recommendations

As you’ll see here I’m not going to have recommendations for each category such as food, water purification/filtration, firestarters, shelter, clothing, etc.

This list will be driven by the gear itself and not individual categories. That way I don’t have to try to find an interim solution for each category just to fill the spot. Each thing will have to be something special or it won’t be listed.

So here’s the first gear I’m gonna put on the list, in no particular order:

5.11 Rush 72 backpack

When I asked everyone on my facebook page what their number one recommended bug out bag was, this bag was suggested more than all others BY FAR. So much that I actually got one for myself. If you’re looking for a very tough and useful tactical bag, I would definitely suggest it. If I ever deploy again, I’ll be taking this bag. It also comes in two smaller sizes: The Rush 48 and The Rush 24.

Osprey Atmos 65 backpack

This is what I use for my personal bug out bag. Like the 5.11 Rush series, this bag comes in several sizes, and even those sizes come in small, medium, and large to fit your body size. This is by far the best backpack I’ve ever owned, and I’ve owned a bunch. It’s strong, lightweight, has a built-in rain cover at the top, and has the right balance of pockets and access points.

If you’re new to prepping and not sure what kind of bug out bag to get, get this one.

Solo Stove Wood Burning Backpacking Stove

I like to be as flexible as possible with scenarios. I do carry a Trangia Alcohol Spirit Burner Stove and some Yellow Heet for fuel because it makes cooking on-the-go really convenient, but I don’t like relying on cooking with only what I can carry.

The Solo Stove not only cooks really well with twigs and other combustible things, it actually makes an alcohol stove more efficient by focusing the heat onto your pot – and the Trangia fits inside it while it’s in your pack. This way I can cook very efficiently with the small amount of alcohol I carry but have a never-ending supply of fuel for it once that runs out.

CREE 7W Flashlight

I forget now where I first heard about these little gems but damn, I was pretty surprised when I finally got a hold of one. So surprised, I ended up writing a whole review of them.

They’re under $5 but built like you could literally run them over with a truck (I haven’t tried it yet but I’d lay money that it would be fine).

Not only are they super cheap and super strong, they’re SUPER BRIGHT for a single-cell flashlight, and run off an AA battery, which is one of my requirements (so I can use the rechargeable setup to always have batteries and could always find batteries if I lost all the ones I had).

These are so good that I’ve seen a lot of people buy like 20 of them (I’m probably getting close to that now) and put one in each vehicle, give one to each family member, and give them out as great little gifts.

MPOWERD Lucy Inflatable Solar Lantern

I hunted for a long time to find a good lantern for my bug out bag and for camping. Flashlights and headlamps are cool and all but when you’re sitting in your tent or RV either reading or going through your stuff, a lantern is much better.

The problem was that all the lanterns I could find were WAY too bulky and heavy to carry in a pack. Then one day, MPOWERD contacted me and asked if I’d like to do a review of their product. I almost said no (because I usually say no when people want me to review their stuff unless it’s super awesome stuff) but I started reading about how they were using these in Africa and became curious. I certainly could have used one of these when I was in Northern Uganda.

These are absolutely wonderful little lamps. They fold up to about the size and weight of a CD case, are water-proof (they float, actually), and they recharge with the built-in solar panel.

Goal Zero 41022 Guide 10 Plus Solar Recharging Kit

Currently, I have several different solar panels that people have sent me for reviews. I like to be able to charge AA batteries for my flashlights or to keep my cell phone running.

There are many options out there for solar panels, and each have their strengths and minuses, but this setup is the best I’ve found for an out-of-the-box solution to making sure you have AA batteries for your electronics and can also charge your cell phone or tablet through a USB output.

Doan Magnesium Fire Starter

I’ve tried a LOT of fire starters out there over the years. After much thinking, research, and feedback, I think the Doan fire starter is the best overall solution. They’re very cheap, very portable, won’t ever run out of fire-starty stuff, and won’t get ruined when they’re wet.

Just don’t get a cheap knockoff one because the magnesium in those doesn’t work. The real thing is so cheap that there’s really no reason to go with anything else anyway.

SOG Seal Pup Survival Knife

I carried this knife’s big brother, the SOG Seal, in Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan but it’s just a bit too big for my personal bug out bag gear at home.

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how important it is for me to cut down on weight and space as much as possible without sacrificing quality. This knife is the right balance for me of everything a good knife should be.

Fiskars X7 14″ Hatchet

You can certainly bang out a shelter and chop up firewood with a good, strong knife like the SOG Seal or Seal Pup but batoning is much harder than just using a good old-fashioned hatchet.

The Fiskars X7 is the one I chose to go with, and I recommend it for your bug out bag or camping gear, but you should also consider the Estwing E24A above. It was really a toss-up between the two when I got mine, and I did a crap-ton of research.

Sawyer Mini Portable Water Filter

I’ve tried several different water filtration systems but this is the best overall. It’s inexpensive, extremely portable, can be attached in-line to a Camelbak or similar system, and with the backflush syringe can filter 10’s of thousands of gallons. Per gallon of filtered water, it’s the cheapest thing out there.

Suunto M-3 D/L Compass


There are a few compasses that Suunto makes that are similar to this that would work very well but this is the one I landed on. I used my Army-issue tritium lensatic compass for a long time but wanted to drop the weight and space for something that would still work well. This one does.

The Best Prepper Websites and Online Resources

For this section, I’m going to list each website here and a blurb about it but if you head to the Resources and Recommendations page, you’ll also see the most recent posts for each blog that has an RSS I can tap into. This means that page will be updated pretty much live with the best articles on the web about prepper-related topics.

This doesn’t mean that there aren’t other very good websites out there on prepping and survival. I just haven’t had a chance to check them all out. It also doesn’t mean there are a lot of really good sites out there, because there aren’t. Most of them suck.

The quotes for each are from the owner of the site:

Prepper/Survival Blogs

Backdoor Survival –

Backdoor Survival is a lifestyle website that promotes the pursuit of a preparedness lifestyle. It speaks to the need to prepare without fear and without being overwhelmed by the daunting nature of storing food, water and gear. At the same time, there are plenty of articles for learning life-skills such as fire-making, cooking from scratch, and making your own soaps, salves, and first aid remedies. I think of Backdoor Survival as a kinder, gentler, prepping and survival blog.

Gaye Levy consistently puts out some great information on her site. Her articles are well-researched and thorough – and relevant.

Prepper Website –

Prepper Website exists provide links to quality articles and websites that focus on preparing for emergencies, survival, homesteading, simple life and alternative news.

There are only a couple sites I’d list that don’t write their own material because almost all of them just post random articles and the worst of them just outright steal posts from people who take the time to actually research and write them. Todd Sepulveda’s site is different. It’s actually very useful. It’s like the Drudge Report of prepper information. Not only does he have a LOT of articles listed on his site, he personally vets each one. If you’re looking for a good article on some topic or a great list of sites to look into, this site is where to start.

Survival Sherpa –

This Todd writes survival articles. What I also like, other than the fact he has good information, is that he does videos as well. If you’re looking for bushcraft articles or DIY projects, check this one out.

American Preppers Network –

This site is a gateway to a LOT of information about prepping and survival. It’s not just a prepper website, it’s a community (several communities, actually) of preppers from all around the US. Their mission statement is, “To bring knowledge and understanding of living a Self-Reliant lifestyle into the mainstream and teach it to every household in America.”

Ready Nutrition –

My name is Tess Pennington and I am an author of two preparedness books: The Prepper’s Cookbook and The Prepper’s Blueprint, and founder of Ready Nutrition. I started my website as a testament to the preparedness path that I found myself on. As time went on, I realized how important it was to develop skills, plan accordingly and to be more mindful of the way we are living. Since then a great community has developed and I hope you will come and visit with us.

Tess Pennington has a very good thing going on with this site. She has some very thorough articles on more than just canning etc.

The Organic Prepper –

I have a background in alternative journalism. When I read the news, I automatically relate it to my two greatest passions, preparedness and nutrition-based health. This is evident in my website, where I tie all three subjects together. As well, I like to encourage those beginning their preparedness journey, so you’ll find a lot of articles geared towards those just getting started.

This is the prepper site to go to if you have an anti-GMO/vaccine or similar bent. Daisy doesn’t ONLY write about those topics but a lot of her articles have a sort of rational anarchy rant to them.

Prep for SHTF –

Preparing For SHTF is an Emergency Preparedness and Survival blog that touches on Homesteading, Bushcraft and other various skills needed to survive an impending disaster.

This site has a balance of bite-sized information or videos along with more thorough posts.

Tin Hat Ranch –

Sometimes campy, often entertaining, the Tin Hat Ranch is a unique website tied to an equally unique Youtube channel. While they solidly cover the tenants of emergency preparedness, survival gear, and a bit of homesteading, for subjects such as “How to Hide From Drones” and “How To Survive a Nuclear Bomb”, you might need to break out the Reynolds Wrap. All in all, the site is a great place to follow for new and old prepper’s alike.

Some great information on this site but make sure you check out his youtube channel (listed in the menu at the site). He has over 20,000 subscribers to his channel and sometimes it’s just easier to watch someone than to read about it.

Mom With a Prep –

Mom with a PREP is a blog dedicated to helping families be prepared for whatever life throws at them, through learning more about emergency preparedness, survival, homesteading for the whole family.

This site is more about homesteading and gardening but is geared toward preppers (hence the name) and has prepping-specific information as well. The articles aren’t fluff so you’ll actually get something out of reading them.

Survival at Home –

Survival at Home is a site that focuses on homesteading and preparedness for the modern family.

Patrick has some really good information on his site about gardening, homesteading, food preservation, survival skills, and basic prepping. Unlike most sites out there, he writes good information and gives enough detail so you actually learn something.

SHTF Preparedness –

SHTFpreparedness.com is an aggregator for the best prepping, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web

This is another prepper content curation site but Matty not only chooses each link carefully, he writes his own take on them instead of just pulling the intro from the post like most sites do.

Camping Survival Blog –

CampingSurvival.com. It’s not about the END OF THE WORLD – It’s not about surviving a hypothetical PLANE CRASH – It’s about the SATISFACTION YOU GET knowing you can take care of yourself and/or your family in ANY SITUATION, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

This site is a good mix of prepper information with some down-to-earth camping and outdoor articles. They have a separate site (in the quote) that sells camping- and survival-related gear.

Survival Mom –

The Survival Mom blog gives moms tools, tips, and strategies to help them worry less and enjoy their families more. Lisa Bedford, blog founder and editor, is also the author of Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Emergencies and Worst Case Scenarios.

One of the big ones out there in the online prepper world. Great articles on healthy living and preparedness. There’s a lot more to this site than it looks at first glance.

Offgrid Survival –

OFFGRID SURVIVAL, run by emergency preparedness expert Robert Richardson, Author of The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide, is a website devoted to giving its readers essential tactics and step-by-step instructions for surviving real-world disasters, threats, and crisis. From detailed articles on both urban and wilderness survival, to real-time preparedness news and threat alerts, OFFGRID SURVIVAL gives you real-world advice on how to survive the very real threats present in today’s society.

Very good and thorough articles about much more than just off-grid living. Good articles on camping, prepping, survival, and quite a bit more.

Survival Magazine –

(currently hacked – sorry for now) This site has survival-related articles and a very strong facebook page following but one of its real strengths is its forum.

Food Storage and Survival –

Sharing the peace of preparedness from our family to yours. Simplified, no hype help with food storage, survival, preparedness, and self reliance.

Not only does this site have a ton of great food preservation, survival, and homesteading articles, it has its own podcast.

Ultimate Survival Tips –

This site has not only good survival-related articles, they have some really good product reviews and even some videos. I just found this site but I already like it.

Survival Blog

SurvivalBlog.com is a comprehensive blog on family preparedness that has been posted daily since 2005.  This site has an emphasis on “how to” practical skills and has more than 85,000 archived articles and letters.

This is James Wesley Rawles’ own website. It’s been around forever and has TONS of information on it. He has lots of people send in articles and they choose the best to post on the site.

Prepper/Survival Facebook Pages

You’ll notice that some of these pages belong to the blogs above but that’s not necessarily the case. These Facebook pages were chosen on their own merits because they provide good information outside of just reminding you when they publish posts on their site. Facebook pages that only promote their own website were not chosen.

Survival Watch

Survival Magazine

Homestead & Survival

The Survival Mom

Food Storage and Survival

American Preppers Network

Camping Survival

Prepper-related Forums

PrepperForum.net – This forum has grown quite a lot since I came across it during my last deployment to Afghanistan. They now have almost a quarter million posts and over 8600 members.

The Best Prepper Book Recommendations

There are many different kinds of books that could be listed here as the best book for preppers and those interested in survival but I have to keep the list manageable to be useful to people. I have a lot of these books myself but a few are those that have a crap-ton of really good reviews and were suggested to me.

In the future, I may divide this section into different categories but for the moment, this is essentially the list of books I’d recommend for pretty much anyone interested in prepping or just being prepared for emergencies. If you’re looking for a book to read or to give as a gift, this list will help you.

SAS Survival Guide – I haven’t found any book better for teaching survival skills. I’m not alone in thinking that either. Every time I ask for feedback on the best survival or prepper books out there, this book is recommended more than the others by far.

LDS Preparedness Manual – This book has a lot of information for people who would like to be prepared to bug in instead of bug out. It was written by several members 0f the LDS church so there are a few pages of religious information in it but the majority of the book by far is information on being prepared, and they do a good job with it.

The Prepper’s Blueprint – This book is more of a pure prepper book than the others and has tons of good information in it. This is the book you have in mind when you’re looking for a prepper book.

Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family – This book is a great complement to the Prepper’s Blueprint. Some of the information is obviously the same but it’s written from a different perspective and covers a few different scenarios.

Prepper’s Long term Survival Guide – This is a great book to get started. It has a good reference list in it that you can use to get even more information. This book is definitely written with practicality in mind.

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual of Living Off the Land & Doing It Yourself – This book has a LOT of good info in it. If I were going to head off into the woods to start a small colony, this would be the book I’d take.

The Preppers Cookbook – Surviving most scenarios doesn’t have to mean eating bugs and snakes. It also doesn’t mean you have to be bored to death if you have to spend some time eating out of your survival stores. Not only that but there are some good recipes in there that you can use today, especially if you’re into canning or other food preservation.

The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way – Great book that covers a lot of what you need to know if someone needs medical attention but there isn’t a doctor or hospital around.

One Second After – This book is good for getting you in the mindset of what could happen if SHTF. It’s set just after an EMP hits the US and explores the changes in society and how people deal with things once normal life changes.

Ancestral Plants by Arthur Haines – You can never learn enough about what to eat out in the woods. The more you know, the more food will be available and the less likely it is that you’ll accidentally eat something to make you sick.

Going Home series by Angery American – If you liked One Second After, you’ll really like this set – and you can go through the whole series. It’s written in a very approachable way by A. American. Start with Going Home and read the whole Survivalist set.

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Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
huntlh / Pixabay In the event of a disaster, communicable diseases greatly increase the risk of death. The major causes of communicable diseases in disasters are contaminated food and water, respiratory infections, vector and insect-borne diseases, and infections due to wounds and injuries. Keeping up to date with vaccinations is one important way you can be prepared for a disaster. Vaccines can't prevent every disease you may encounter in a disaster situation, but they can protect you from many. Vaccinations teach your immune system to recognize and eliminate organisms that may make you sick, so your body is already prepared if [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
How to Can Meat Products
When you go to the grocery store or look for canned meats online the price may shock you. If you want really high quality meats then there is even more of a premium. Canning your own meat is much more economical and not as hard as you might think. What You Need Pressure Canner This. . . Read More The post How To Can Meat Products first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
The Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan has been evacuated after a man screaming ‘Allahu Akbar' brutally stabbed a police officer. NBC News: The Canadian born suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” before stabbing the officer multiple law [...] The post Terror Attack in Michigan Airport: Man Stabs Cop at Airport, shouted ‘Allahu Akbar' appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Outdoor Life Planning to bug out along the waterways, rivers, or coastal areas? Great! You're in the right hands. In this post, I'll teach you a new skill (and an effective way of gathering food while out there) – bowfishing for survival. Also referred to as archery fishing, this practice involves using your bow to catch the fish. And you can easily do it in shallow water or from your little boat- making it one of the most flexible adventures on planet Earth. Sounds interesting, right? You'll discover even more exciting details as you read our full bowfishing guide which I'll walk you through in a [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
how to store charcoal
It's summer! Summer means barbeques, and barbeques mean grills. And grills need fuel. Of the potential fuels for grills, charcoal is the easiest and safest for a prepper to store long-term. Add the fact that it's cheap, lightweight, and regularly goes on sale in the summer and we have a real prepper winner! And the cherry on top? Unlike propane and many other fuels, you can make your own charcoal if a disaster goes on for long enough and charcoal is a much safer fuel to store. However, Since it is still a fuel, it's important to never be careless about [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
How to Survive Snake Bites
In the event of a venomous snake bite, antivenom, sometimes called antivenin, is the only treatment. While these miraculous drugs cannot reverse the damage that the venom has already caused you, they do stop the venom in its tracks. So, how exactly does it work? Of course, you'll also want to know which snakes are. . . Read More The post How to Survive Snake Bites – The Science of Antivenom first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
My Story Surviving a Powerful Summer Storm via The Survival Mom
Last summer in Yuma, Arizona, we had the worst thunder/rain storm I have ever seen. We had winds of over 60 mph and astonishing rain. We got about 2.5 inches of rain in about two hours (our average rainfall for a year is 3 inches). At times the rain was blowing sideways. Our sliding patio door is under an overhang of about 4 meters and, at one point for about half an hour, the rain was hitting the door so hard that it filled the track and water was overflowing the track into the house. Water started flowing down the wash [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
Nature is the source of all life, but it can also be a force to be reckoned with. There have been many natural disasters since the dawn of mankind – tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and even ice ages, and the scariest thing is that these can pretty much strike at any moment. We've seen quite a […] The post Five Preparedness Lessons Learned from Recent Natural Disasters appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
When you are prepared for an emergency, it makes the situation much easier to handle. To be on the safe side, you should have an emergency supply kit in your home that you can call on to get you through any emergency. You have to pack your emergency preparedness kit carefully to ensure you are ready to handle any contingency. The right supplies will ensure you can ride out emergencies when they occur. Here is a guide to packing your emergency supply kit so your home will be ready when disaster strikes. Water Most people always think of food first when [...]
Sun, Jun 18, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
Settle in with some popcorn and snacks to watch a few great films to celebrate Liberty and Independence this 4th of July! While not all of these films are family-friendly, you'll find many that are, and some that will extend your understanding of what patriotism and liberty mean! For our family, today is Independence Day. […] The post Must Watch Movies for Independence Day appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
Ibropalic / Pixabay Making the decision to carry concealed around family can be difficult. Carrying a handgun has become more culturally acceptable in America, especially in recent years. Carry permit issuances are up across the country, and handgun sales are through the roof. New demographics – women, younger adults, family members – are buying guns. But we won't mince words here: Carrying a handgun can be dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. Simple as that. What's even worse is the notion that an untrained or uninformed family member can end up injured or dead because they lack the knowledge they [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
A Beginner's Guide to Knife Craft for Children ~ TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker I'll never forget my first one. It had two blades, one long, one short, which folded into the wood grain handle with a snapping sound only good pocket knives make. I had crossed over, in my mind, from boy to man with my knife in the bottom of my jeans pocket. I had finally become a part of a long line of Southern knife toters. No man in my family would ever be caught without a sharp pocketknife while wearing pants. The tool was used for everything from peeling a fresh Georgia peach, gutting a blue gill, cutting bailing [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
The political tension has reached dangerous levels today after a left-wing activists opened fire at a congressional baseball game. [...] The post Mass Shooting Targeting Republicans: Left-Wing Wacko Opens fire at Republican Members of Congress appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Improvise, adapt and overcome is an unofficial slogan of the United States Marine Corp or of the Marines themselves. However, the traits are important ones for Preppers and others to have, and then, of course, you must be able to produce or show results in other words. If your home is damaged or destroyed because […] The post Can You Improvise Adapt Overcome and Then Produce? appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
The Mossberg 500 Flex System allows the user to customize and switch between a deer or bird killer to a tactical home-defense gun in a matter of seconds. [...] The post Mossberg's FLEX Shotgun System: Mossberg 500 Flex Review appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Gear is great; but knowledge, fitness, training, and the will to survive are what make the difference. Here are four home workout routines to take your preparedness to the next level... [...] The post Four Workout Routines to Take your Preparedness Fitness to the Next Level appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Fallout shelters were fairly common in the 50's and 60's, or the concept was anyway. It's hard to tell just exactly how many families had one in their backyard. If they claimed to have had one, then were they simply a root cellar or something more sophisticated? Today, however, fallout shelters have given way to […] The post Do You Need That to Survive: An Underground Bunker appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
Many of you reading this probably already have a vehicle. You drive the kids to school, grocery shop and commute back and forth to work, and take road trips, family vacations, in other words, all using your current vehicle. The problem in some people's minds after reading article after article about when the SHTF and […] The post Bug Out Vehicle (BOV) Do You Need One? appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
How to Survive a Layoff
Don't panic. With a little “belt tightening” and a realistic plan, you will make it through this… Being laid off, under employed or just watching your paycheck buy less and less at the store has become a reality in most homes. As businesses are downsizing, more and more work gets sent overseas and energy prices continue to sore, what can you do when you realize your income is not able to comfortably sustain your family? Here are several practical tips… Don't Panic First, in any survival situation, and trust me, being laid, under employed or broke half way through the month off can be [...]
Wed, Jun 07, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
London was rocked by a series of terror attacks tonight with multiple fatalities after a van ploughed down pedestrians on London Bridge and three men with hunting knives started stabbing people nearby. [...] The post Multiple Terror Attacks in London: Knife and Van Attack appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
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Did you know that there is an edible and almost magical “weed” which grows freely in backyards, meadows and along roadsides that has a history of use as far back as the ancient Persians? Alexander the Great Used it for Headaches Pedanius Dioscorides (40 BC-90BC), an Egyptian-trained physician in the Roman army counted on its varied healing properties for battle wounds. It is documented that in ancient India, when a mongoose was bitten by a cobra, it sought this herb to neutralize the venom! It has been used through the ages to heal everything from dog bites and scorpion stings, black spots, [...]
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
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We've all done it… bought crappy gear because it was cheap, marketed well, or we got emotional and made an impulse buy. To help out, here are 14 ways to get the perfect gear, every time. Start Small – Getting started in emergency preparedness and survival stuff can be overwhelming and can leave you stone cold broke. So start small. A great survival book or two, a knife, and a well thought out general survival and first aid kit are all good first steps. And writing out a simple survival plan will cost you nothing… except a bit of time. Focus [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
We make a point of not discussing politics in our articles. It's an argument that can't be won in most cases. With that being said however, politics or the state of such can have an impact on prepping. Or more precisely politics have an impact on our lives, and on our very survival in some […] The post The State of Politics Today Leaves Us All Vulnerable appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
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Wild plants are a great, free source of nutrition and energy while camping, hiking, or “surviving” in the wilderness. But eat the wrong plant and you could be sick as a dog or worse – die. However, abide by these 5 Rules of Wild Edibles and you'll eat like a King (or Queen) and live… Rule #1: NEVER eat anything that you are not 100% certain what it is, what parts are edible and when you can eat it. Some plants have only certain parts that are edible. Some parts of plants are only edible at certain stages of growth. Many edible [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
Take your summer bucket list for kids up a notch – preparedness style! Learn to use everyday summer activities and develop a preparedness mindset for kids! There's 104 days of summer vacation …. and what are you going to do to fill your kids' buckets full of memories this summer? There is always so much […] The post A Summer Bucket List for Kids – Preparedness Style appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
Do you like fish? We do. We like fishing and eating what we catch. Most times we are just fishing for lake or river trout, which we don't filet, but sometimes we get fish that are bigger or hard scaled, and those are perfect for fileting! This filet method works great on a variety of […] [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
GET TRAINED – HAVE FUN – TEST YOUR SKILLS – COMPETE FOR OVER $1,100 in PRIZES – Almost Sold Out (See Below) – The ONLY 3-Day – Family Friendly – Survival Training in the USA That Covers: Watch Mini Documentary About the Training – CLICK PHOTO The Core 4: SHELTER – FIRE – WATER – FOOD + + Wilderness First Aid + Navigation with a Compass, the Sun and Stars + Hand to Hand Self Defense (And Disarming an Attacker) + Primitive and Modern Survival Weapons (Including Firearms) + Bug Out Basics + Choosing Survival Knives and Gear + FREE Food and Medicine (AKA Wild [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
Logs to Lumber: Hand-Hewn Timber the Old Way - TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker Technology, a modern marvel, keeps our hands clean and our hearts distant from the trees which built and furnish our homes. Very few ever experience turning a log into dimensional lumber with an ax and saw. Those days are long gone except for a few holdouts, myself included. While our production rate is dwarfed by modern milling methods, resurrecting traditional skills is worth every ounce of effort, sweat, blood, and fears. In 1969, we left the city and moved to the country. The old house at the front of our family farm rested on massive hand hewn timbers. [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Written by Alexis Griffee on Survival at Home. A camouflage garden is a productive tactical alternative to traditional row gardening and can increase your self-reliance in a SHTF situation. The post Why Your Home Survival Plan Needs A Camouflage Garden appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
Summer travel time is coming! I love traveling with my family, but we're cheap/frugal/poor, so we don't usually fly anywhere, we just go places within driving distance. We do road trips more often than anything, and we've been doing them for a LOT of years. When I first wrote this, we also didn't have a […] [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Written by Dana Thompson on Survival at Home. Keeping meat rabbits has been a viable means of self-reliance for centuries. This guide will teach you everything you need to know to get started! The post Startup Guide to Keeping Meat Rabbits in Your Backyard appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
by Todd Walker Photo credit: Bill Reese, Instinct Survivalist Early on I took to the woods and never outgrew it. Exploring every creek bend, barefooted as the day I born, cane pole in one hand, and one of Mama's soup cans half-full of hand-dug worms, fishing has never been as fun. Chiggers, aggravating as they are, were no match for my need to be out there. Georgia red clay joined my toes and soul to our woods. Not much has changed in my mid 50's. The Monday morning question always comes from a few of my students… “Mr. Walker, did you go to the [...]
Fri, May 05, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Solavore has upgraded the reflectors that come with their solar oven/reflector package, so when they asked if I'd test them out of course I had to give the new reflectors a test. Last time I shared a review of the Solavore Sport solar oven, I shared all the ins and outs of the setup and […] [...]
Thu, May 04, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
While you may look upon dandelions in your yard as a pesky weed that must be destroyed, it's actually an awesome food source you can forage from your own backyard! Try some of these incredible ways to use dandelions in your food storage and around the home. 30+ Incredible Ways to use Dandelions in Food Storage […] The post 30+ Ways to Use Dandelions in Food Storage and Around the Home appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Wed, May 03, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
It has been four years since we last did an assessment of the military capabilities of North Korea. Has four years of unhindered advancement made Kim Jong Un as much a threat to the world as he is to the jelly donut? Find out in the latest Tin Hat Ranch video: [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Designed for Doing- Conventional vs Experiential - TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker Image credit Bewildered, you approach two doors. One reads Self-Reliance. The other reads Books About Self-Reliance. Which will you open? 500 years after the life of Leonardo da Vinci, his words resonate in my soul. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci In one of his thousands of notebook entries, da Vinci wrote, “I know I am not a man of letters, experience is my one true mistress, and I will cite her in all cases. Only through experimentation can we truly know anything.” In 1452, born a bastard son, [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Written by Dana Zamprogno on Survival at Home. If you've never tried making soap at home before, this beginner's guide will give you the confidence you need to start making soap like a pro! The post A Beginner's Guide To Making Soap at Home appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
Written by Dana Thompson on Survival at Home. Raising meat chickens in your backyard is an achievable (and easy) way to maintain a self-sufficient supply of protein for you and your family! The post A Guide for Raising Meat Chickens appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
It's gardening time! Have you ever planted your garden and then not remembered what was growing where? Me, too. Every year I make a garden map, but then somehow it gets displaced and I end up wondering what I have growing where until it sprouts. Enter garden markers. These can be simple or complex, plain […] [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Walk USA Discover
Introduction My name is Edward Mjelde, I am a 24 year old recent college graduate from sunny San Diego, California. This is my story about how I gave away and sold nearly all my possessions and left home with a backpack to walk coast-to-coast across the country following the 5,100 mile American Discovery Trail in pursuit of beauty, truth, and a life of risk and adventure. My goal is to share the knowledge I have gathered from my adventure in hope that it will inspire people to take risks in order to chase their own dreams and aspirations. I have dubbed my epic adventure [...]
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
Source: Survival Magazine
Sometimes an accessory is surprisingly good. So was the case with the Hardened Power Systems USB Multi-Tap. This USB charger might just be the world's most powerful gadget charger. Where to find: (Mention THR in the order details for the free adapter) HPS USB Multi-Tap 12V/7A Power Supply HPS Operator G1 [...]
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Dating your food and other rotatable preparedness supplies like batteries or cleaners, helps keep things fresh and usable in your storage. Here's how I do it. First, I use a Sharpie to mark the date or circle the expiration date on food items when I bring them home from the store so I can easily […] [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Written by Dave James on Survival at Home. I've got guns - lots of 'em! But when the SHTF, survival bows for preppers will be worth their weight in gold! However, not all bows are created equal. The post An Introduction to Survival Bows for Preppers appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
A Las Vegas-based company called SPI has a color night vision sensor called the X27 and has the X28 in Development. The 1.5-minute video above shows what the 10-megapixel sensor can capture in extremely dark places. According to SPI The X27 is the highest performing true gen 4 color night vision low light sensor imaging system. The low noise real time 60hz HD detector is the first of its kind breakthrough technology that offers day like imagery in the darkest of environments. The X27 color low light camera images from 390 to 1.2 Um and sees IR military spot lasers. The [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Survival Magazine
Call it a radio go box or Ham-O-Can, the Operator G1 by Hardened Power Systems IS the Ham-O-Can…only better. The original Ham-O-Can video is here. This comms box is one awesome piece of kit. Check it out: Products in the video: HPS Operator G1 Midland MXT 105 Operator Magnetic Kickstands New 15 Watt Midland MXT … Continue reading » [...]
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Electric cars are gaining prevalence on the roads throughout the world. Check out this video to find out why they are not the answer, without even knowing the question. In the video I mentioned a letter. If you would like to see THR work with Tesla on a complete off the grid system, it is … Continue reading » [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
It is an exciting time in solar power. Storage is shifting from Lead Acid batteries to Lithium Ion. Panels are appearing everywhere in all shapes, sizes, and forms. What happens when you don't have the space or funds for a large system? What can you do with smaller solar power systems? It turns out the … Continue reading » [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
We recently found these guys and their line of compact go anywhere campers. We were truly amazed at the utilization of space, seems like they thought of everything. Like & Share if you'd try one out. The UEV-440 is a true Jack of all trades; it offers the maneuverability and capability of a camper trailer as well as caravan benefits such as a hard roof, sides and floor. The 440 has a number of sleeping arrangements, you can simply fold out the front & side for 2x double beds, fold out one side for 1x double bed and 1x single, or [...]
Sun, Jul 06, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine
Walk USA Discover
WalkUSA's Adventure Series: Planning Introduction Catch a glimpse of what it's like walking across America with the first video compilation of my adventure! My name is Edward Mjelde, I am a 24 year old recent college graduate from sunny San Diego, California. This is my story about how I gave away and sold nearly all my possessions and left home with a backpack to walk coast-to-coast across the country following the 5,100 mile American Discovery Trail in pursuit of beauty, truth, and a life of risk and adventure. My goal is to share the stories I have gathered from my adventure in hope that it [...]
Mon, Mar 24, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine
firepit with swings
While this isn't Survival per say it can fall under homesteading and improving the simple way of life. We thought it was an amazing project and had to share! This post is by way of Dave Larnerd over at bow hunting, Thanks Dave great job! It took me just about 3 days, first day was digging the holes and setting the uprights. All the wood is pressure treated 6×6's. Next day was finishing building it. and the 3'rd was spreading the gravel and setting the fire pit and staining the pressure treated. I bought the swings offline from Louisana Cypress Swings and [...]
Sun, Mar 23, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine

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How do folks in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, etc let this happen? Chinese paradise coming? Me thinks it is not ok. Quote: The Federal Government Owns 61 Percent Of Idaho, 64 Percent Of Utah And 84 Percent Of Nevada The Federal Government Owns 61 Percent Of Idaho, 64 Percent Of Utah And 84 Percent Of Nevada [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Prepper Forums
Tyrone was having trouble in school; his teacher was always yelling at him, "You're driving me crazy, Tyrone; can't you learn anything? One day Tyrone's mother came to school to see how he was doing. The teacher told her honestly that her son was simply a disaster, getting very low marks, and that she had never had such an unmotivated and ignorant boy in her entire teaching career. Tyrone�s mom, shocked at the feedback, withdrew her son from school and moved out of Detroit, relocating to Cleveland. 25 years later, the teacher was diagnosed with irreversible cardiac disease. Her doctors all strongly advised her to have open heart surgery, which only one surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic could perform. Left with [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Prepper Forums
First off, hello. I am new and have been reading a lot of information on here and decided to join. I stumbled upon this site looking for a counter-top water filtration urn. I initially found Berkey. Since then, i see there are many more options. I am trying to narrow my search for an urn and filters. I did a search and did not find any information or posts about Berkey Earth ceramic filters. I found the following information and would like others' opinions. Berkey Earth - $30-35 / lab test: http://www.bigberkeywaterfilters.com...uction-testing Aquacera Cerametix [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survivalist Boards
Remember that Eternal Blue loophole created by the NSA? Well, it has been employed again in the launch of the Petya Ransomware Cyberattack. Thanks, NSA. The attack began earlier today … Read the restThe post The Petya Ransomware Cyberattack: “THERE IS NO KILL SWITCH.” appeared first on The Organic Prepper. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: The Organic Prepper
What You Should Know About Getting Sick Did you know that you could get sick two different times, having the same symptoms, and yet the cause was completely different? There's a big difference between illnesses that are usually lumped together with the label of either ” a cold,” or “the flu.” There are two different … Continue reading » The post What You Should Know About Getting Sick appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
I've got a new car that I want to protect as much as possible, and I ran across some articles about this liquid glass sealant. It's not a wax but a synthetic formula that leaves a hard, permanent glass like shell on the paint. Has anyone ever used this stuff? Any positive or negative feedback on it? Recommendations on how to apply it? Tools and techniques? [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survivalist Boards
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Prepper Forums
Has anyone used the Milwaukee TICK tracking device?https://www.milwaukeetool.com/power-...ess/48-21-2000 This is a new, battery operated device that allows you to track an item it's attached to. It uses a cell phone app to let you see where your item is. Seems it could be used for tracking stolen equipment but the range seems to be limited. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survivalist Boards
I just wanted to say hey guys. I'm in eastern Marshall Co. Like a few who've mentioned, I find it hard to trust strangers these days, but also realize there is strength in numbers. With that said, my goal is to hopefully acquire a strong, close-knit group of trustworthy fellow survivalists. I know, easier said than done, right? I want to share one particular blog that I feel would enlighten many, but I'm not sure if I'd be breaking any SB rules, copyrights, etc. You can Google Selco, he survived the Yugoslav war back in the 90's, and now has [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survivalist Boards
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Prepper Forums
I just saw a trailer for this and it looks interesting:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2226597/ Two people in a small plane crash in the mountains in winter and have to survive and get out of the mountains. I realize the theme has been done to death, but given that Kate Winslet quotes the rule of 3's in the trailer I figure it might be worth a watch when it becomes available post-theater. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survivalist Boards
1. Any and all commercial posting on the forum requires vendor credentials to do so. This includes: A business name Usernames, business information in your Signatures and or Avatars, soliciting in private message, and any and all commercial posting in threads. Failure to sign up as a vendor prior to commercial posting will result in your post being deleted and your account being blocked and or banned until the proper credentials have been added to your account 2. Before posting on the forum as a vendor please ensure to have your vendor tag on your account. If you're having trouble with [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Prepper Forums
Top 7 Best Essential Oils for Energy
Are you exhausted? Maybe you wake up in the morning a fog, turning to stimulants like coffee to boost your focus. Maybe you hit an afternoon slump at work, finding it harder and harder to push through your projects. Maybe you come home after work wanting nothing more than to collapse on the couch and. . . Read More The post Top 7 Best Essential Oils for Energy first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
If you've been to the gas station lately, you probably just about turned cartwheels. I know that my last fill-up was almost $15 less than it was a few months … Read the restThe post Here's Why Cheap Gas Prices May Actually Be a Very BAD Sign for the Economy appeared first on The Organic Prepper. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: The Organic Prepper
KEEPINGCOOL(FAN)HelenRuth
It was a record breaking 114 degrees in West Texas, and as luck would have it, our air conditioner broke! Pregnant, and living paycheck to paycheck, I had to find ways to cool down and QUICK! What I remember the most about that time is how my family managed to stay comfortable at night. With the fan blowing on high, we'd cover ourselves in our beds with wet bath towels. Unbelievably, we'd wake up cold. Fast forward 10 years later, and my family is handling another heatwave, this time in central Texas. With more than three months in a row of nonstop [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter For the homesteader and the remote homesteader in particular its never to early to start thinking about winter. I think it is so important to have a plan for the whole year. Its not a bad idea to put together what I like to call a Master Schedule. This will … Continue reading » The post 7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
This article is full of self-reliance strategies for small spaces, temporary locations, and rentals because It was inspired by a reader who asked, “What should those who live in apartment settings or renting do? What should military families do since we move around a lot?” Some self-reliant strategies shared here are not really workable for everyone … Continue reading » The post Self-Reliance Strategies for Small Spaces, Temporary Locations, and Rentals appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
The Practical Application of Tactical Gear, Load and Weight Considerations We all love some good tactical gear. Its one of those things you just cannot help. Once on this prepping journey its not long before you are spending hours drooling over various EDC setups or gear loadouts. I like this article because it comes from … Continue reading » The post The Practical Application of Gear, Load and Weight Considerations appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
Why You Need To Prune Tomatoes and Peppers – And How To Do It! Gardens are work. There is no getting around it. If you are going to get into it you are going to spend time weeding and pruning among other things. Sometimes in the early part of the season you can get so … Continue reading » The post Why You Need To Prune Tomatoes and Peppers – And How To Do It! appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Prepper Website
Have you ever priced out those compost bins that you can buy? They have all sorts of bells and whistles, like cranks that turn the contents for you and fancy … Read the restThe post How to Make a $12 DIY Compost Bin (and 50 Things You Can Compost In It) appeared first on The Organic Prepper. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: The Organic Prepper
Life On A Mountain Farm Susan Perry
While some of us live self reliant lifestyles daily, many of us are still planning for the day when we can quit our corporate day jobs for a simpler, more self-sufficient life. Rarely do we get such a nice mix of the practical with the personal in today's Prepper Book Festival entry. Blending the right. . . Read More The post Prepper Book Festival: Life on a Mountain Farm + Giveaway first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
Unfortunately, lock-downs are happening more and more at schools. During lock-downs, students are often stuck in classrooms for a few hours at a time. There is no access to food, water or bathrooms during that time. Students could also be in their classrooms for an extended period of time due to natural disasters or catastrophic weather events. How can you help your student be better prepared for this particular situation? It could all come down to a bucket. TIP: This can also apply to churches with Sunday school rooms, places where scouts meet, homeschool co-op meeting facilities, along with any class [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
9 Extras Guaranteed to Make First-Timer Campers Happy ~ TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker “We do not go to the green woods and crystal waters to rough it, we go to smooth it. We get it rough enough at home.” ~ George Washington Sears – “Nessmuk”, Woodcraft A tenderfoot's first camping trip will be remembered forever, good or bad. Whether car camping or backpacking, comfort in the woods should be the aim. There are no “Roughing It” badges awarded in camp life. The more pleasant the experience, the more likely you'll want to go again. New to camping? Our last article on knife craft may be of interest to you. Click on this highlighted link [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week's news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News This week on Survival Saturday, we'll … Read the restThe post You Won't Like How Congress Wants to Crack Down on “Money Laundering” and “ISIS” appeared first on The Organic Prepper. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: The Organic Prepper
When the weather is hot, no one really wants a hot meal. One of our family favorites is taco salad. Of course, I don't really wait for hot weather to … Read the restThe post Clean & Easy: Taco Salad Recipe appeared first on The Organic Prepper. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: The Organic Prepper
I would be lying if I said I was ready to star in Survival Mom vs. Wild, but believe it or not, I know quite a bit about surviving in the great outdoors. I even taught “Wilderness Survival for Kids” at a local Cabela's for a while. As a kid, our family went camping frequently. With five kids in the family, it was the cheapest way to get out of town. I still remember how to pitch a tent, use a lantern, and tell ghost stories. There is so much to learn about nature that it's a shame our [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
Edible Mushrooms for Beginners
There's something otherworldly and mysterious about the world of fungi, which is part of the reason taking the dive into wild mushroom hunting can be so intimidating. Even after becoming an avid plant forager myself, I held off from expanding into mycophagy, or wild mushroom foraging, assuming it to be more “advanced” than plant foraging,. . . Read More The post Top 5 Easy-to-ID Edible Mushrooms for Beginners first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
Camping has been here for hundreds of years. And as new research indicates, it seems like camping will stay one of America's favorite past time. According to the recent American Camper Report, the average camper in the United States goes on five camping trips every year. If you're not an experienced outdoorsman, you may discover that packing for a camping trip is actually a lot trickier than you might have originally thought. The basics are easy – tent and sleeping bags – but before you know, you have a fully loaded car with more items than you actually need. Also, [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
huntlh / Pixabay In the event of a disaster, communicable diseases greatly increase the risk of death. The major causes of communicable diseases in disasters are contaminated food and water, respiratory infections, vector and insect-borne diseases, and infections due to wounds and injuries. Keeping up to date with vaccinations is one important way you can be prepared for a disaster. Vaccines can't prevent every disease you may encounter in a disaster situation, but they can protect you from many. Vaccinations teach your immune system to recognize and eliminate organisms that may make you sick, so your body is already prepared if [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
How to Can Meat Products
When you go to the grocery store or look for canned meats online the price may shock you. If you want really high quality meats then there is even more of a premium. Canning your own meat is much more economical and not as hard as you might think. What You Need Pressure Canner This. . . Read More The post How To Can Meat Products first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
The Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan has been evacuated after a man screaming ‘Allahu Akbar' brutally stabbed a police officer. NBC News: The Canadian born suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” before stabbing the officer multiple law [...] The post Terror Attack in Michigan Airport: Man Stabs Cop at Airport, shouted ‘Allahu Akbar' appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Outdoor Life Planning to bug out along the waterways, rivers, or coastal areas? Great! You're in the right hands. In this post, I'll teach you a new skill (and an effective way of gathering food while out there) – bowfishing for survival. Also referred to as archery fishing, this practice involves using your bow to catch the fish. And you can easily do it in shallow water or from your little boat- making it one of the most flexible adventures on planet Earth. Sounds interesting, right? You'll discover even more exciting details as you read our full bowfishing guide which I'll walk you through in a [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
how to store charcoal
It's summer! Summer means barbeques, and barbeques mean grills. And grills need fuel. Of the potential fuels for grills, charcoal is the easiest and safest for a prepper to store long-term. Add the fact that it's cheap, lightweight, and regularly goes on sale in the summer and we have a real prepper winner! And the cherry on top? Unlike propane and many other fuels, you can make your own charcoal if a disaster goes on for long enough and charcoal is a much safer fuel to store. However, Since it is still a fuel, it's important to never be careless about [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
How to Survive Snake Bites
In the event of a venomous snake bite, antivenom, sometimes called antivenin, is the only treatment. While these miraculous drugs cannot reverse the damage that the venom has already caused you, they do stop the venom in its tracks. So, how exactly does it work? Of course, you'll also want to know which snakes are. . . Read More The post How to Survive Snake Bites – The Science of Antivenom first appeared on Backdoor Survival. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Backdoor Survival
My Story Surviving a Powerful Summer Storm via The Survival Mom
Last summer in Yuma, Arizona, we had the worst thunder/rain storm I have ever seen. We had winds of over 60 mph and astonishing rain. We got about 2.5 inches of rain in about two hours (our average rainfall for a year is 3 inches). At times the rain was blowing sideways. Our sliding patio door is under an overhang of about 4 meters and, at one point for about half an hour, the rain was hitting the door so hard that it filled the track and water was overflowing the track into the house. Water started flowing down the wash [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Survival Mom
Nature is the source of all life, but it can also be a force to be reckoned with. There have been many natural disasters since the dawn of mankind – tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and even ice ages, and the scariest thing is that these can pretty much strike at any moment. We've seen quite a […] The post Five Preparedness Lessons Learned from Recent Natural Disasters appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
When you are prepared for an emergency, it makes the situation much easier to handle. To be on the safe side, you should have an emergency supply kit in your home that you can call on to get you through any emergency. You have to pack your emergency preparedness kit carefully to ensure you are ready to handle any contingency. The right supplies will ensure you can ride out emergencies when they occur. Here is a guide to packing your emergency supply kit so your home will be ready when disaster strikes. Water Most people always think of food first when [...]
Sun, Jun 18, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
Settle in with some popcorn and snacks to watch a few great films to celebrate Liberty and Independence this 4th of July! While not all of these films are family-friendly, you'll find many that are, and some that will extend your understanding of what patriotism and liberty mean! For our family, today is Independence Day. […] The post Must Watch Movies for Independence Day appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
Ibropalic / Pixabay Making the decision to carry concealed around family can be difficult. Carrying a handgun has become more culturally acceptable in America, especially in recent years. Carry permit issuances are up across the country, and handgun sales are through the roof. New demographics – women, younger adults, family members – are buying guns. But we won't mince words here: Carrying a handgun can be dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. Simple as that. What's even worse is the notion that an untrained or uninformed family member can end up injured or dead because they lack the knowledge they [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: American Preppers Network
A Beginner's Guide to Knife Craft for Children ~ TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker I'll never forget my first one. It had two blades, one long, one short, which folded into the wood grain handle with a snapping sound only good pocket knives make. I had crossed over, in my mind, from boy to man with my knife in the bottom of my jeans pocket. I had finally become a part of a long line of Southern knife toters. No man in my family would ever be caught without a sharp pocketknife while wearing pants. The tool was used for everything from peeling a fresh Georgia peach, gutting a blue gill, cutting bailing [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
The political tension has reached dangerous levels today after a left-wing activists opened fire at a congressional baseball game. [...] The post Mass Shooting Targeting Republicans: Left-Wing Wacko Opens fire at Republican Members of Congress appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Improvise, adapt and overcome is an unofficial slogan of the United States Marine Corp or of the Marines themselves. However, the traits are important ones for Preppers and others to have, and then, of course, you must be able to produce or show results in other words. If your home is damaged or destroyed because […] The post Can You Improvise Adapt Overcome and Then Produce? appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
The Mossberg 500 Flex System allows the user to customize and switch between a deer or bird killer to a tactical home-defense gun in a matter of seconds. [...] The post Mossberg's FLEX Shotgun System: Mossberg 500 Flex Review appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Gear is great; but knowledge, fitness, training, and the will to survive are what make the difference. Here are four home workout routines to take your preparedness to the next level... [...] The post Four Workout Routines to Take your Preparedness Fitness to the Next Level appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
Fallout shelters were fairly common in the 50's and 60's, or the concept was anyway. It's hard to tell just exactly how many families had one in their backyard. If they claimed to have had one, then were they simply a root cellar or something more sophisticated? Today, however, fallout shelters have given way to […] The post Do You Need That to Survive: An Underground Bunker appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
Many of you reading this probably already have a vehicle. You drive the kids to school, grocery shop and commute back and forth to work, and take road trips, family vacations, in other words, all using your current vehicle. The problem in some people's minds after reading article after article about when the SHTF and […] The post Bug Out Vehicle (BOV) Do You Need One? appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
How to Survive a Layoff
Don't panic. With a little “belt tightening” and a realistic plan, you will make it through this… Being laid off, under employed or just watching your paycheck buy less and less at the store has become a reality in most homes. As businesses are downsizing, more and more work gets sent overseas and energy prices continue to sore, what can you do when you realize your income is not able to comfortably sustain your family? Here are several practical tips… Don't Panic First, in any survival situation, and trust me, being laid, under employed or broke half way through the month off can be [...]
Wed, Jun 07, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
London was rocked by a series of terror attacks tonight with multiple fatalities after a van ploughed down pedestrians on London Bridge and three men with hunting knives started stabbing people nearby. [...] The post Multiple Terror Attacks in London: Knife and Van Attack appeared first on Off Grid Survival - Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. [...]
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
Source: Off Grid Survival
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Did you know that there is an edible and almost magical “weed” which grows freely in backyards, meadows and along roadsides that has a history of use as far back as the ancient Persians? Alexander the Great Used it for Headaches Pedanius Dioscorides (40 BC-90BC), an Egyptian-trained physician in the Roman army counted on its varied healing properties for battle wounds. It is documented that in ancient India, when a mongoose was bitten by a cobra, it sought this herb to neutralize the venom! It has been used through the ages to heal everything from dog bites and scorpion stings, black spots, [...]
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
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We've all done it… bought crappy gear because it was cheap, marketed well, or we got emotional and made an impulse buy. To help out, here are 14 ways to get the perfect gear, every time. Start Small – Getting started in emergency preparedness and survival stuff can be overwhelming and can leave you stone cold broke. So start small. A great survival book or two, a knife, and a well thought out general survival and first aid kit are all good first steps. And writing out a simple survival plan will cost you nothing… except a bit of time. Focus [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
We make a point of not discussing politics in our articles. It's an argument that can't be won in most cases. With that being said however, politics or the state of such can have an impact on prepping. Or more precisely politics have an impact on our lives, and on our very survival in some […] The post The State of Politics Today Leaves Us All Vulnerable appeared first on Preparing for shtf. [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Prep for SHTF
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Wild plants are a great, free source of nutrition and energy while camping, hiking, or “surviving” in the wilderness. But eat the wrong plant and you could be sick as a dog or worse – die. However, abide by these 5 Rules of Wild Edibles and you'll eat like a King (or Queen) and live… Rule #1: NEVER eat anything that you are not 100% certain what it is, what parts are edible and when you can eat it. Some plants have only certain parts that are edible. Some parts of plants are only edible at certain stages of growth. Many edible [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
Take your summer bucket list for kids up a notch – preparedness style! Learn to use everyday summer activities and develop a preparedness mindset for kids! There's 104 days of summer vacation …. and what are you going to do to fill your kids' buckets full of memories this summer? There is always so much […] The post A Summer Bucket List for Kids – Preparedness Style appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
Do you like fish? We do. We like fishing and eating what we catch. Most times we are just fishing for lake or river trout, which we don't filet, but sometimes we get fish that are bigger or hard scaled, and those are perfect for fileting! This filet method works great on a variety of […] [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
GET TRAINED – HAVE FUN – TEST YOUR SKILLS – COMPETE FOR OVER $1,100 in PRIZES – Almost Sold Out (See Below) – The ONLY 3-Day – Family Friendly – Survival Training in the USA That Covers: Watch Mini Documentary About the Training – CLICK PHOTO The Core 4: SHELTER – FIRE – WATER – FOOD + + Wilderness First Aid + Navigation with a Compass, the Sun and Stars + Hand to Hand Self Defense (And Disarming an Attacker) + Primitive and Modern Survival Weapons (Including Firearms) + Bug Out Basics + Choosing Survival Knives and Gear + FREE Food and Medicine (AKA Wild [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: Ultimate Survival Tips
Logs to Lumber: Hand-Hewn Timber the Old Way - TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker Technology, a modern marvel, keeps our hands clean and our hearts distant from the trees which built and furnish our homes. Very few ever experience turning a log into dimensional lumber with an ax and saw. Those days are long gone except for a few holdouts, myself included. While our production rate is dwarfed by modern milling methods, resurrecting traditional skills is worth every ounce of effort, sweat, blood, and fears. In 1969, we left the city and moved to the country. The old house at the front of our family farm rested on massive hand hewn timbers. [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Written by Alexis Griffee on Survival at Home. A camouflage garden is a productive tactical alternative to traditional row gardening and can increase your self-reliance in a SHTF situation. The post Why Your Home Survival Plan Needs A Camouflage Garden appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
Summer travel time is coming! I love traveling with my family, but we're cheap/frugal/poor, so we don't usually fly anywhere, we just go places within driving distance. We do road trips more often than anything, and we've been doing them for a LOT of years. When I first wrote this, we also didn't have a […] [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Written by Dana Thompson on Survival at Home. Keeping meat rabbits has been a viable means of self-reliance for centuries. This guide will teach you everything you need to know to get started! The post Startup Guide to Keeping Meat Rabbits in Your Backyard appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
by Todd Walker Photo credit: Bill Reese, Instinct Survivalist Early on I took to the woods and never outgrew it. Exploring every creek bend, barefooted as the day I born, cane pole in one hand, and one of Mama's soup cans half-full of hand-dug worms, fishing has never been as fun. Chiggers, aggravating as they are, were no match for my need to be out there. Georgia red clay joined my toes and soul to our woods. Not much has changed in my mid 50's. The Monday morning question always comes from a few of my students… “Mr. Walker, did you go to the [...]
Fri, May 05, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Solavore has upgraded the reflectors that come with their solar oven/reflector package, so when they asked if I'd test them out of course I had to give the new reflectors a test. Last time I shared a review of the Solavore Sport solar oven, I shared all the ins and outs of the setup and […] [...]
Thu, May 04, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
While you may look upon dandelions in your yard as a pesky weed that must be destroyed, it's actually an awesome food source you can forage from your own backyard! Try some of these incredible ways to use dandelions in your food storage and around the home. 30+ Incredible Ways to use Dandelions in Food Storage […] The post 30+ Ways to Use Dandelions in Food Storage and Around the Home appeared first on Mom with a PREP. [...]
Wed, May 03, 2017
Source: Mom With a Prep
It has been four years since we last did an assessment of the military capabilities of North Korea. Has four years of unhindered advancement made Kim Jong Un as much a threat to the world as he is to the jelly donut? Find out in the latest Tin Hat Ranch video: [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Designed for Doing- Conventional vs Experiential - TheSurvivalSherpa.com
by Todd Walker Image credit Bewildered, you approach two doors. One reads Self-Reliance. The other reads Books About Self-Reliance. Which will you open? 500 years after the life of Leonardo da Vinci, his words resonate in my soul. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci In one of his thousands of notebook entries, da Vinci wrote, “I know I am not a man of letters, experience is my one true mistress, and I will cite her in all cases. Only through experimentation can we truly know anything.” In 1452, born a bastard son, [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Survival Sherpa
Written by Dana Zamprogno on Survival at Home. If you've never tried making soap at home before, this beginner's guide will give you the confidence you need to start making soap like a pro! The post A Beginner's Guide To Making Soap at Home appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
Written by Dana Thompson on Survival at Home. Raising meat chickens in your backyard is an achievable (and easy) way to maintain a self-sufficient supply of protein for you and your family! The post A Guide for Raising Meat Chickens appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
It's gardening time! Have you ever planted your garden and then not remembered what was growing where? Me, too. Every year I make a garden map, but then somehow it gets displaced and I end up wondering what I have growing where until it sprouts. Enter garden markers. These can be simple or complex, plain […] [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Walk USA Discover
Introduction My name is Edward Mjelde, I am a 24 year old recent college graduate from sunny San Diego, California. This is my story about how I gave away and sold nearly all my possessions and left home with a backpack to walk coast-to-coast across the country following the 5,100 mile American Discovery Trail in pursuit of beauty, truth, and a life of risk and adventure. My goal is to share the knowledge I have gathered from my adventure in hope that it will inspire people to take risks in order to chase their own dreams and aspirations. I have dubbed my epic adventure [...]
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
Source: Survival Magazine
Sometimes an accessory is surprisingly good. So was the case with the Hardened Power Systems USB Multi-Tap. This USB charger might just be the world's most powerful gadget charger. Where to find: (Mention THR in the order details for the free adapter) HPS USB Multi-Tap 12V/7A Power Supply HPS Operator G1 [...]
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Dating your food and other rotatable preparedness supplies like batteries or cleaners, helps keep things fresh and usable in your storage. Here's how I do it. First, I use a Sharpie to mark the date or circle the expiration date on food items when I bring them home from the store so I can easily […] [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Food Storage and Survival
Written by Dave James on Survival at Home. I've got guns - lots of 'em! But when the SHTF, survival bows for preppers will be worth their weight in gold! However, not all bows are created equal. The post An Introduction to Survival Bows for Preppers appeared first on Survival at Home. [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Survival at Home
A Las Vegas-based company called SPI has a color night vision sensor called the X27 and has the X28 in Development. The 1.5-minute video above shows what the 10-megapixel sensor can capture in extremely dark places. According to SPI The X27 is the highest performing true gen 4 color night vision low light sensor imaging system. The low noise real time 60hz HD detector is the first of its kind breakthrough technology that offers day like imagery in the darkest of environments. The X27 color low light camera images from 390 to 1.2 Um and sees IR military spot lasers. The [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Source: Survival Magazine
Call it a radio go box or Ham-O-Can, the Operator G1 by Hardened Power Systems IS the Ham-O-Can…only better. The original Ham-O-Can video is here. This comms box is one awesome piece of kit. Check it out: Products in the video: HPS Operator G1 Midland MXT 105 Operator Magnetic Kickstands New 15 Watt Midland MXT … Continue reading » [...]
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
Electric cars are gaining prevalence on the roads throughout the world. Check out this video to find out why they are not the answer, without even knowing the question. In the video I mentioned a letter. If you would like to see THR work with Tesla on a complete off the grid system, it is … Continue reading » [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
It is an exciting time in solar power. Storage is shifting from Lead Acid batteries to Lithium Ion. Panels are appearing everywhere in all shapes, sizes, and forms. What happens when you don't have the space or funds for a large system? What can you do with smaller solar power systems? It turns out the … Continue reading » [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Source: Tin Hat Ranch
We recently found these guys and their line of compact go anywhere campers. We were truly amazed at the utilization of space, seems like they thought of everything. Like & Share if you'd try one out. The UEV-440 is a true Jack of all trades; it offers the maneuverability and capability of a camper trailer as well as caravan benefits such as a hard roof, sides and floor. The 440 has a number of sleeping arrangements, you can simply fold out the front & side for 2x double beds, fold out one side for 1x double bed and 1x single, or [...]
Sun, Jul 06, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine
Walk USA Discover
WalkUSA's Adventure Series: Planning Introduction Catch a glimpse of what it's like walking across America with the first video compilation of my adventure! My name is Edward Mjelde, I am a 24 year old recent college graduate from sunny San Diego, California. This is my story about how I gave away and sold nearly all my possessions and left home with a backpack to walk coast-to-coast across the country following the 5,100 mile American Discovery Trail in pursuit of beauty, truth, and a life of risk and adventure. My goal is to share the stories I have gathered from my adventure in hope that it [...]
Mon, Mar 24, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine
firepit with swings
While this isn't Survival per say it can fall under homesteading and improving the simple way of life. We thought it was an amazing project and had to share! This post is by way of Dave Larnerd over at bow hunting, Thanks Dave great job! It took me just about 3 days, first day was digging the holes and setting the uprights. All the wood is pressure treated 6×6's. Next day was finishing building it. and the 3'rd was spreading the gravel and setting the fire pit and staining the pressure treated. I bought the swings offline from Louisana Cypress Swings and [...]
Sun, Mar 23, 2014
Source: Survival Magazine

Misc Prepper Resources

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What You Should Know About Getting Sick Did you know that you could get sick two different times, having the same symptoms, and yet the cause was completely different? There's a big difference between illnesses that are usually lumped together with the label of either ” a cold,” or “the flu.” There are two different … Continue reading » The post What You Should Know About Getting Sick appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter For the homesteader and the remote homesteader in particular its never to early to start thinking about winter. I think it is so important to have a plan for the whole year. Its not a bad idea to put together what I like to call a Master Schedule. This will … Continue reading » The post 7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
This article is full of self-reliance strategies for small spaces, temporary locations, and rentals because It was inspired by a reader who asked, “What should those who live in apartment settings or renting do? What should military families do since we move around a lot?” Some self-reliant strategies shared here are not really workable for everyone … Continue reading » The post Self-Reliance Strategies for Small Spaces, Temporary Locations, and Rentals appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
The Practical Application of Tactical Gear, Load and Weight Considerations We all love some good tactical gear. Its one of those things you just cannot help. Once on this prepping journey its not long before you are spending hours drooling over various EDC setups or gear loadouts. I like this article because it comes from … Continue reading » The post The Practical Application of Gear, Load and Weight Considerations appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
Why You Need To Prune Tomatoes and Peppers – And How To Do It! Gardens are work. There is no getting around it. If you are going to get into it you are going to spend time weeding and pruning among other things. Sometimes in the early part of the season you can get so … Continue reading » The post Why You Need To Prune Tomatoes and Peppers – And How To Do It! appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: SHTF Preparedness
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Source: Prepper Website

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