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Why Learn to Hunt and Trap Small Game?

Why Learn to Hunt and Trap Small Game?

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most of us have heard the rule: The human body can survive for around 30 days without food. Water is a different story…we’re talking about 72 hours before things get really bad and you die. Although each of us have a different metabolism and different levels of fat stores, you can usually add or subtract … Read more…

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What Makes a Good Prepper?

What Makes a Good Prepper?

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a misfortune, really. The word “prepper” has become sort of a joke. Mainstreamers who don’t consciously think about survival and preparedness in the face of danger and catastrophe tend to relate the word “prepper” to “paranoid”. In all fairness, there are extreme cases and that is what most people jump to in their minds … Read more…

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Survival Prep: Backyard Container Gardening

Survival Prep: Backyard Container Gardening

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sometime called “survival gardening” in the survivalist and outdoor worlds, container gardening is one of the most important activities that you can become competent in if you want to survive outdoors, on the run, or even at home in the midst of disaster. Note 1: While container gardening is widely touted because of the ability … Read more…

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Volcano Hiking Safety

Volcano Hiking Safety

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Planning a hiking trip to an active volcano any time soon? In October of 2014, Mount Otake of Japan unexpectedly erupted. At the time there were 200 people in the area because of Mount Otake being a favorite hiking and climbing spot. 47 people died during the eruption as Mount Otake violently sent pieces of … Read more…

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Why You Need to Have a Mylar Thermal Emergency Blanket in Your Survival Kit

Why You Need to Have a Mylar Thermal Emergency Blanket in Your Survival Kit

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

When disaster strikes no one knows where they’ll be.  You could be at work, drinking coffee in your den, walking the dog or in a classroom.  Structures that you usually depend on for safety, shelter, and warmth may be unsafe to occupy or totally gone. In these types of situations people also tend to get … Read more…

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Coastal Survival Skills and Tips

Coastal Survival Skills and Tips

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

When you read the many, many articles and guides online about outdoor survival you’ll find that it usually pertains to some deep wooded area.  It’s usually cold, too.  It only makes sense.  When it comes to survival then you need to prepare for the worst, right?  Cold and thickly wooded areas offer that type of … Read more…

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5 Ways to Get Wood Fuel to Stay Warm in Survival Situations

5 Ways to Get Wood Fuel to Stay Warm in Survival Situations

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many of us already know that we’re going to need wood when the stuff hits the fan.  We’ll need it to fuel fires to stay warm, cook food, boil water, and send smoke signals.  In bad storms during cold weather when the heat goes out then a lot of people will lean totally on wood … Read more…

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5.11 Tactical Insulator Vest Review

5.11 Tactical Insulator Vest Review

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Insulator Vest is a relatively new product from the guys and gals over at 5.11 Tactical.  The insulator vest is meant to be worn as a top or intermediate shield to retain core heat.  It has a durable water-resistant, nylon and polyester shell that is built to protect against light rain. The best feature … Read more…

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