Making Bacon

There are very few people I know that don’t like bacon. There are even fewer who know that making bacon is pretty easy and produces a far superior product than you can buy in the store. Todd Walker of Survival Sherpa has provided us with and excellent article on making bacon otherwise known as dry curing a pork belly. Read the article, take some notes, or better yet just come back to refer to this... read more

Survival Skills for Children

Gone are the days when many kids are Boy or Girl Scouts and learn simple survival skills for children. Today we live in urban environments and few adults, let alone kids, have any survival skills or knowledge. Survival Mom is a blog that was started in 2009 and has articles on a wide variety of skills for the modern day survivalist. The article below was originally written in 2012 and is a good list of... read more

What to do if You Get Lost in the Woods

What do you do if you get lost in the woods? It doesn’t matter whether it’s a SHTF scenario or you simply went hiking and got all turned around. Knowing what to do can mean the difference between life and death. The article below is an excellent primer on what to do if you find yourself lost in the woods or anywhere else for that matter. Thanks to the HikingDude you can now know how to save... read more

Basic Medical Kit Bag

Whether you are bugging out or hunkering down you need to have a basic medical kit. You should actually have a couple, one in your vehicle and one on your person if you are in the field.  They may or may not be exactly the same but regardless you need to have one. You never know when someone will get hurt and need medical attention. You may even come across someone else in a car accident or other... read more

Everyday Carry Bag – EDC

No matter where you live or what you do, you should have an everyday carry bag. When you read about EDC’s (everyday carry’s) you usually think about the things you carry in your pockets or strapped on your person. Switching it up a bit and using a small bag you can carry far more gear and be prepared for nearly anything you will come across until you can get home. As with any article or video... read more

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