By Dennis Diaz When it comes to home protection there are several things that will be effective whether you’re protecting against intruders under normal day to day circumstances or against looters under a larger scale crisis.However there are many aspects that would be much more ineffective in a
Summer is here, and people like me are attracted to those empty spots on the map that indicate an arid desert region. Always take lots of water along, and never depend on being able to find it! But it’s a really good idea to know where to look for
Being able to carry sufficient water is a survival must.
Dehydration can cause you to collapse in the heat or in the cold, and it can kill you. Every survival kit should have some way to carry and purify water. Here is what you need.
by Leon Pantenburg
The rattle of musketry
With another summer camping season kicking off, the internet is filling up with lists of camping hacks for all of the neophyte (as well as old time) campers heading out for the weekend.
I have tried to glean some of the more practical tips along with sharing some that might
If you’re looking for something with a little more “bite” than typical blueberry canning recipes, then this pickled version is worth considering. The finished product is still sweet, but it also has some tanginess as well, and it is nutritious enough to deserve a place on a shelf in
Anyone who uses a pond to raise fish, certain edible plants or as a source of emergency water will most-likely have to contend with an algae problem at one point or another. Algae in and of itself isn’t dangerous. Rather, it’s the excessive and uncontrolled-growth can starve water of
Spend any time outdoors, and you’re bound to run into rain and cold weather.
And your comfort and safety will depend on your clothing. Call it your first line of defense against hypothermia. This outercoat may prove to be a survival necessity.
by Leon Pantenburg
Disclaimer: Tru-Spec supplied the product for this
Topographic map users are familiar with the small declination diagram at the bottom of the map. Here is how to use it.
by Blake Miller
This diagram is located at the bottom center of the map.
Let’s zoom in on it.
The graphic and information presented relates directly to the declination of the
Sometimes a task or survival skill, when viewed in its entirety, seems to be overwhelming (Such as where do you start to learn land navigation?) The best way tackle learning such a skill is to break things down into smaller “baby steps.”
Land navigation expert Blake Miller explains how
Most people associate wilderness with far flung desert mesas or isolated mountain ranges.
I love rambling in these hard to get to places. But an overlooked wilderness area in the midwest is the Mississippi River between Memphis, TN and Vicksburg, MS. This 200 mile stretch can provide all the wilderness