April 29, 2014 Rourke 4

  I live in a suburban neighborhood that doesn’t allow chickens or rabbits, but I decided that I wanted a homestead survival garden at least to grow some of my own food.  I don’t plan on becoming a […]


….On protecting yourself

April 27, 2014 Rourke 2

 No, not guns, knives or slingshots. Your second skin.  If you have gained a few years and are well beyond that young, dumb and immortal era…and now just dumb, here are a few items to […]

….On grid down laundry

April 25, 2014 Rourke 2

  This is the first of a series of gear reviews that I will be leisurely doing. Due to the nature of our 16 person retreat, I have collected a lot of really cool useful […]

Building your own gun for SHTF

April 20, 2014 Rourke 8

In prepping there are few things more important than protecting the lives of yourself and your loved ones. It’s your duty to ensure their safety by any means necessary even in the toughest of times. […]

5 Medical Tips When You’re Off the Map

April 19, 2014 Rourke 5

Many people who are well prepared in other ways overlook the importance of being able to handle a medical emergency when venturing off the beaten path. Remote areas, especially mountainous ones, can present a challenge. […]

TEOTWAWKI Bartering (A different look!)

April 9, 2014 Rourke 3

  By “The Coach”             There have been many articles written on “Survival Bartering”. Most are very well written. However, in this article I plan on taking a different look at “Survival Bartering” post TEOTWAWKI.             […]

Through The Eyes Of A Young Prepper

April 4, 2014 Rourke 8

  By TP As a teenage prepper, who has scoured the immense depths of the internet to view many of the available prepping forums and how-to’s, read every survival book that I could get my […]

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Wilderness Treatments for Burns

April 3, 2014 Rourke 8

By Rose Cceberio, RN, BSN  Today, if one is out and about camping, hiking, or on a dry run or for real “Bug Out” route, one can encounter a few things alone the wilderness path […]