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Doomsday Preppers Apocalypse 101

Preparedness in Practice

As it turns out in the face of reality, action really does speak louder than words.  I read several of the Blog sites posted on prepping, survival issues, arming for Armageddon and much of the impractical advice that is dished out as though hordes of experts have contributed their wisdom.

SurvivalBlog.com

How to Vanish: Part 1

For many years ability to disappear or blend in to one’s surrounding has become both necessary and popular, to the point that it has earned the right to be called an “art”.  In this series of posts we will look at this art and how it plays a roll for the Survivalist.

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Death by GPS

Relying on electronics is a fool’s game at best.  The new term is “Death by GPS” but you could expand that to any technology in your Bug Out Bag that you are relying on.  Remember, when it comes to gear “Two is One and One is None”.

The Survival Handbook - Colin Towell

The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure

Would you know what to do if you met a bear in the woods? How exactly do you light a fire in the rain? What should you do if stranded in shark infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions in this no nonsense guide to survival training.

Survival Debate Gear Knowledge

Survival Debate: Gear or Knowledge

Since I run an entire website about survival gear you’d think I would be firmly in the camp that says gear is more important than knowledge.  Well that’s not always the case.  Here we’ll look at a few of the important aspects of each and you can decide where your priorities lie.

Survival Blogs You Should Read

5 Survival Blogs You Should Be Reading

Usually I point my readers toward a specific article on other sites that I found particularly useful and wanted to share. Today I’m giving you my list of 5 survival blogs I think you should be reading. All five were chosen because they each regularly publish quality survival and prepping information for you.

Back to Basics Book

Back to Basics

Back To Basics- How to Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills is about just that, learning the skills that our forefathers used in their everyday life. Every independent minded American would enjoy this book. It includes everything from building log cabins to churning butter the old fashioned way.

Survival Skills, EDC, and Homemade MRE's

Survival Skills, EDC, and Homemade MRE’s

The Newsletter from SurvivalCache features great articles on survival and prepping from other survival sites that I follow. This week we have a survival skills quiz, a breakdown of an EveryDay Carry system, and a cool how-to on homemade MRE’s.

Emergency Book Review Neil Strauss

Book Review: Emergency – This Book Will Save Your Life

This isn’t really an emergency book review, but more a review of Neil Strauss’ book Emergency. (clever I know). The full title Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life tells Strauss’ own story of his trip from a born and raised city slicker to a fairly well trained survivalist. Looking at the book jacket you [...]

Survival Kit Snow Shelter

Survival Kits, Snow Shelter, and EMP Protection

The Newsletter features links to articles I find throughout the week on other Survival sites that I want to share with our readers. This week we have understanding different types of survival kits, building an emergency snow shelter, and understanding the basics of a Faraday cage for EMP protection.

When All Hell Breaks Loose Cody Lundin

Book Review: When All Hell Breaks Loose

In the words of BackHome magazine, “When All Hell Breaks Loose – Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes is aimed toward educating and preparing you and your family for change and the unknown. Despite the serious nature of the subject, Cody Lundin approaches it in a matter of fact, frequently entertaining manner, without [...]