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Signaling 101 for Survival

December 27, 2018 Nick O'Law 1

by Nick O’Law In a survival situation communication can be vital and proficiency in signaling could save your life, or at least make it a lot easier. Anybody who works in the outdoors learns at […]

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Sun Power for Survival

September 6, 2017 Ryan 0

by Ryan When forced into a survival situation, Mother Nature can provide a variety of different resources.  Many people see nature as the enemy in survival, but the right attitude is to see it as […]

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The Definitive List of Bushcraft Skills

December 10, 2016 Nicholas 3

by Nicholas ‘Bushcraft’ is a word that gets thrown around very often in the survival community, but it’s also a word that far fewer people understand it. A truly skilled survivalist is someone who can use […]

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How to Make a Rabbit Snare

June 23, 2016 Dan Stevens 1

by Karen When society collapses you will eventually have to find a way to get your own food by hunting and foraging for it.  If you think prepping is all about storing away food and […]

How to Escape Quicksand

May 13, 2016 Dan Stevens 2

by Jared It used to be everywhere, but now you’d be hard pressed to find a modern movie showcasing a quicksand rescue attempt.  The fascination with the threat of quicksand in movies peaked in the […]

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The Best Bushcraft Axes

January 30, 2016 Megan Stewart 4

The survival knife may be the most talked about tool, but smart preppers know some tasks are better suited for a bushcraft axe or hatchet. First assess what kinds of tasks you will be doing […]

………On caches

November 12, 2013 Rourke 3

The following is a guest post entry into our Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest.   Awhile back I started to think about caching some of my gear. There is so much food, gear and supplies stashed […]

Hiding places and small caches

November 30, 2011 Rourke 5

Most discussions regarding caches involve burying them. No doubt that for the ultimate security – burying is best. For this post above ground caches will be considered. There may be reasons why burying certain supplies […]