Do This When Getting Your Vehicle Stuck Off-Road

Do This When Getting Your Vehicle Stuck Off Road

Just to show you how good I am at getting stuck, I’ve been stuck in mud puddles, lakes, and streams. I’ve been snick in the middle of plowed fields and the middle of county roads. I’ve been stuck in clay-soil gumbo, sandy-soil uplands, and most other kinds of soil in between.

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Pros and Cons Of 10 Emergency Lighting Options

Pros And Cons Of 10 Emergency Lighting Options

Power outages happen all the time, and the U.S. power grid is unreliable under normal circumstances. Extreme weather—be it strong winds, ice, or excessive heat—make outages, blackout, and brownouts even more likely, and depending on the extent of the damage, you could be without power for days if not weeks.

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The Tomahawk – A great Wilderness Multi-tool

Some Tomahawk History

The Tomahawk has been an integral part of the pioneers kit for centuries. It is lightweight and has a handle long enough to propel the relatively light metal head with the right amount of speed to do the chopping and fighting chores it has become famous for in North American folklore, as well as in actual practice.

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12 Ways To Figure Out Your Direction Without A Compass

12 Ways To Figure Out Your Direction Without A Compass

Sometimes around  the year AD 1100, the Chinese developed the first practical compass for helping people navigate in unknown territory. But before that auspicious day, mankind had other ways to know which way was north, south, east and west that didn’t involve using a tool.

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A Few Ways To Obtain A Safe And Secure Backwoods Shelter

Tips To Make A Backwoods Shelter

There is a pleasure to be had in carrying a minimum of high-tech gear in the wilderness and relying on time-tested traditional methods for staying warm and dry. I rarely use a nylon tent for camping unless the bugs are atrocious or I’m visiting a national park.

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Cast Iron Cookware for you Off-grid Home

Cast Iron Cookware For You Off Grid Home

All across our country, people are rediscovering their love for cast iron cookware. For the country kitchen, no cookware set is complete without a few vital pieces of cast iron. While collectors are snapping up all the cast iron cookware from garage sales or flea markets, newly manufactured cast iron has also gained more and more popularity over the last decade.

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Keeping Good Hygiene Without Your Usual Amenities

Keeping Good Hygiene Without Your Usual Amenities

Whenever I re-watch the movie Cast Away, I can’t help but notice that the hygiene situation is downplayed, and our hero seems to be doing just fine. However, if you think about it, the time he spent on that island without soap and other amenities is quite long. It always gets me thinking about what preppers would do in that type of a survival situation concerning their personal hygiene.

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