When it comes to facing a SHTF scenario, finding yourself stuck somewhere in an extended metropolitan area could be one of the most dangerous places ever. In fact, the cons may easily exceed the pros: crowding, looting, violence, just to name a few.
A bugging-out scenario can catch you off guard, forcing you and your relatives to leave the comfort of your home and leave all your comforts behind. The urge to leave as soon as possible to reach your bug-out location safely can have dramatic effects.
The civilization we know has ended, and the government and the rule of law are gone. In this new world, all forms of currency, money, credit, and all precious metals lost their worth. You are alone, and you have no resources to purchase food, water, fuel, or any gear you might need to survive. What do you do?
You bought a handgun for self-defense, and you’ve put a good amount of hours into a defensive shooting class. You did pretty much whatever any responsible gun owner should do. But is that enough? How do you maintain those critical skills? How do you practice?
The world seems to be boiling this year, and an unexpected confrontation in a market or even in a parking lot can have a dire outcome. If you have to face an assailant armed with an edged weapon, the danger level of such a confrontation can turn into a life or death situation.
Despite the best preparations, accidents and sudden illnesses sometimes happen. Typically, your role in an urban medical emergency is to summon help and perform urgent first aid. All other decisions and actions are handled by the 911 operator, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), the ambulance crew, and the hospital emergency team. When an accident or illness occurs in a remote place, you are much more involved.
I have been a reader of Prepper’s Will for over two years now, and not only do I look forward to every new article, but I keep all my favorite articles printed as well. I have been able to apply many of the bits of information I have picked up from PW to my everyday life.
The fast-growing twin sports of knife and tomahawk throwing began some years after the end of World War II as a revival of the sporting activities on the American frontiers of a century or more ago.
Your neighbor next door just told you his brand new Ford Mustang was stolen last night. He had it locked up, had the alarm system on, but whoever stole it was a pro; it was gone and was going to stay that way. What did he do wrong?
In any endeavor or occupation, the experience is the best instructor. Freshwater foraging is no exception. To develop expertise usually takes months, years to accomplish. Practice “hands-on” as much as possible. For the neophyte or a moderately experienced angler, I’ve compiled information that will aid in fish capture.
Survival kits suit preppers. Survival kits offer 30 to 50 percent savings so you can buy more gear for the dollar. Kits let you add custom features so you can hide weapons or add other special touches to exactly suit your needs.
The global pandemic and the economic and political instability that followed have sparked a renewed interest around the world in survivalism and emergency preparedness. Every day people are being forced to take an honest and sober look at how to prepare for the worst, should growing volatility and social unrest continue to increase worldwide.
Surviving in the wild is not easy since every dangerous situation is different. Moreover, there are several factors that contribute to the challenge of being able to survive in the wild such as location, season, and equipment available.