Building a low-impact bug-out campsite means tread lightly. Protect rather than destroy. Leave it cleaner than you found it. Melt into the environment and leave no trace. Above all, it’s an attitude and method for healthy living in the outdoors not only for preppers but also for the average camper.
If you are interested in becoming more self-sufficient, you should consider raising rabbits. You can start with only a few animals, and within a year, you will have a fine supply of organic meat for your larder.
There’s simply no question that a gun safe is the best way to store your firearms. But even though many gun owners are fully aware of that fact, they still don’t take the time or spend the money to actually go out and buy one.
The mountain environment can be an unforgiving place. Most people immediately think of ‘falling off the mountain,” but be assured that weather, rockfall, avalanche, or even simple route-finding can be hazardous. Mountain survival is about planning and thinking before acting.
In part one of this article, we talked about all the potential threats to our grid systems and how our reliance on technology affects us. We also talked about how to become a part of the solution before a grid-down disaster occurs.
Eventually, the day will come when SHTF. Are you going to be ready? If you don’t already have your survival kit in place, now would be a good time to start preparing. Because, when that day comes, you’re not going to have time to run to the local hardware store or place an order on Amazon.
No matter what happens, it is always important to be ready. Being stranded in the woods is not the best scenario, and at that point, you need to act. The first step is knowing how to get food, and this is why when your energy is up, you need to know how to craft a survival bow and arrows. Doing so may save your life.
A grid-down disaster can happen at any time. It is probably the most serious threat to our existence right now. When the power goes out, people will panic, and things will never be the same. Can you survive a grid-down disaster?
Do you have enough strength to survive the next coming crisis? This is the one thing you should ask yourself right now. No matter your age, situation, wealth status, etc. No doubt about it, this is a heavy hitting question, not only for the prepper like you and I but for any being with a soul about him. However, as preppers, we should take the question with a particular sense of significance.
Making cement was an invaluable skill in ancient times. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Etruscans, and probably the Babylonians and Abyssinians as well, they all did it. So did the Toltecs in Mexico and the Incas in Peru. To become self-sufficient and get rid of your “addiction” to modern technology, you should learn how to make cement if you plan to live off the grid.
Up and down the roadsides, along fence rows of pastures and farms, and in the woodlands of the southern United States grows the toothache tree. It is a small tree or large shrub with beneficial medicinal properties.
During a crisis, when you are forced to hunt for survival having a good rifle and pinpoint accuracy is not all it takes to bag game animals. Whether you use a rifle, shotgun, handgun or bow to hunt for meat, stalking is a useful talent to have.
Panic by definition is a sudden overpowering terror that clouds your judgment and forces you to make mistakes. As history showed, in wars, national emergencies and local disasters, panic can trigger profound dysfunction, stilling your very instinct to survive. If you want to survive when it hits the fan, you should learn how to deal with panic and its effects.