Being mentally prepared to act quickly and decisively in response to a home break-in could save your life. When you are unsuspectingly thrown into a life threatening situation, the adrenaline rush is too powerful for you to think logically, forcing you to rely on your instinct. With the proper
My quest to become more prepared has opened my eyes to many different scenarios or events that could be potential threats to myself and my family. The problem though, is that the more I talk about being prepared the less prepared I actually feel. It is easy to be
The knife was one of the very first tools developed by primitive man, and even today a trusty blade
To survive a SHTF scenario, manual labor and the use of tools are going to become requirements. For many, this will equate to an increase in activity and an increased risk of injury.
When forced to depend on physical well-being to survive, every injury is magnified. Small injuries can even
Having a car broken into can be devastating, expensive, and time consuming. Whether it’s a smash-and-grab job or a thief actually drives off in a vehicle, most of us know someone that has fallen victim to vehicle theft. Some of us may have even fallen victim ourselves. This article
In the event of a major wide scale disaster, many preppers envision themselves grabbing their bug out bags and hitting the road. We are all guilty of it. For some reason the idea of leaving everything behind and depending on your knowledge and preps sounds thrilling. Perhaps the feeling
Preparedness is not just about being ready for a major catastrophe, it is about being one step ahead of the dangers that we are likely to face on a day to day basis. One of the biggest dangers that we could face in our lifetime is home burglary.
Almost all of us have experienced power outages at one point or another in our lives. But what happens when the power doesn’t come back on?
For about 8 million residents of New York, power was lost during hurricane Sandy. According to the Huffington Post, over 100,000 people remained without power two weeks
You are in the wild. The temperature has been increasing since you left at your campsite-a great, clear, and unmistakably hot day ahead of you. You see several isolated clouds offering small shade and look up, but at the very least you have got the trees… phew.
While in conditions
Can you survive in the backcountry without a hiking water filter? Yes.
Is it possible to survive a car crash without airbags and a seat belt? Yes.
Both are possible, but why take a chance with your life or your health?
Backcountry waters, as clear and pristine as they may appear, can