I spend a lot of time on forums and social media discussing about bugging out with other preppers. It’s a topic that should be covered by everyone since one day you might be forced to leave everything behind in order to survive. Bugging out into the woods is a common plan for a lot of people, but there are a few things that shouldn’t be ignored if you plan to follow the same path.
Spending some time outdoors provides a lot of benefits for our health. It is natural to do so because humans are part of nature. Every person should spend some time doing some outdoor activities to stay healthy, positive and to feel better in their own skin.
A relaxing drive up to a mountain cabin can turn into a disaster during this time of the year. All it takes is a wrong move, and in a blink of an eye, your vehicle is covered in snow. You are now stranded, cold and isolated in your own car. Being trapped in the snow is a scary prospect, but you can prevent such scenario if you prepare in advance.
Water is one of the most crucial items you will need in any survival scenario. In fact, it’s the first thing that everyone runs out of. Drinking water in the wilderness becomes quite a challenge because people keep following blindly a few dangerous myths that have no scientific basis.
Today we are going to go over one of the most vital things to know when spending time outdoors for an extended period. That’s right, knowing how to build various survival shelters can save your life when spending time outside, fighting against the harsh weather. Survival experts have long known about an idea called the Rule of Threes. It says that humans will die after 3 minutes with no air, 3 days without water, or 3 weeks of going without food. At least, those are the most commonly known rules. Many people forget that you can die in three hours without shelter when the environment is harsh enough.
The survivors of the Holocaust will attest how hard life will be if another war will happen today. Even the attack of Japanese soldiers on Pearl Harbor will give you goosebumps if you make a simple recap of how fast a war can start. This is the worst nightmare for most people and few could imagine a favorable outcome. Is it really possible for a war to happen again?
I keep telling people to save money and follow holiday sales since it’s the best time of the year to buy the stuff you need. Since buying gear for our prepping plans is not cheap, we should make smart choices. Black Friday deals are everywhere and you can buy the supplies you need or gear for a few dollars. Here are my recommendations to buy some useful items for your prepper friends.
Tensions between the US and North Korea have reached unprecedented levels after the Pyongyang regime announced it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb in September. The blast triggered an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 and South Korea urgently reunited the security council to discuss the north threat. A war between the US and North Korea is not a far-fetched scenario seeing how the two leaders are acting.
Picking the right sleeping pads is something all preppers should consider with great care. Sleep has a direct relationship with just about every other aspect of your life. While a solid night’s sleep can affect our day-to-day life in some important ways, in a survival situation, it means the difference between life and death.
According to Eastern Kentucky University, disasters are unfortunate events that almost always end with individuals losing their lives. Perhaps the biggest difference between a natural disaster and a man-made is the human intent to cause environmental damage. A man-made disaster can generally be divided into different categories like terrorism, transportation hazards, environmental accidents, and technological hazards.
Flooding is one of the major natural disasters, which is characterized by the increase of river, lakes, or sea level and is usually a consequence of heavy rains, snow melting, ice melting, water reservoir collapse, etc. Floods may last from several hours to two-three weeks and may cause countless damage to both buildings and the population.
I come from a family of hunters and trappers, and I’ve learned that the easiest way to provide a meal for yourself is via traps and snares. Setting traps and snares grants you the luxury to take care of other survival tasks while you wait for the animal to make a mistake. Here are my tips for trapping animals successfully.
Are you a lone wolf or do you believe there are still capable people around you? Starting a survival group makes sense in today’s political situation and social climate. You could make it on your own, but survival is much easier within a group of people. Here is what you can do to for your own survival group and make it work.