12 Jan 2015

Basic Needs

There are a hand full of things humans need to stay alive. We are not talking about smart phones, pizza, cold beer or air conditioning although those can all make life more enjoyable they are not required for survival. In order for people to maintain life there are a handful of

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08 Jan 2015

19 Must Have and Need to Try Lifehacks for Winter Survival.

1) Use a spray bottle and undiluted white vinegar to spray your car windshield. This will keep frost from forming and make your morning drive time much easier.    2) Re-purpose those old sweaters and be stylish too! Ladies can repurpose those old sweaters into socks and the guys can

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05 Jan 2015

How Much Knife Do You Need?

When it comes to knives there are only two types of people – knife fanatics and everyone else. As much as I like my knives, I probably still fall into the “everyone else” category. If you are a knife fanatic, then everything I am about to say will most likely

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02 Jan 2015

The Tarp Bivy Combo: Your Sub 1lb Shelter

Making the switch to a tarp didn’t happen quickly for me, the thought of creepy crawlies walking all over me while I slept wasn’t exactly alluring. Over the years I’ve slowly reduced the weight of my shelters, mostly tents and hammocks, but eventually I reached the point where tents and

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31 Dec 2014

14 Multipurpose Items To Survive Crisis

Duct Tape I know that we preach the value of duct tape all the time, but it really can’t be overstated as an invaluable multi-use item that every prepper should have. Just a few things that you can use duct tape for include: Patching tarps, rain gear, shoes and tents

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01 Dec 2014

Surviving with the Renovo Trio Water Filter

The Renovo Trio is a triple-stage water filter that its manufacturer says is for “emergencies, survival, hiking, camping, hunting, or travel.” That covers a lot of territory, but given the Trio’s relatively compact size (7.1 in./18 cm.) and weight (4.13 oz./117g after use), there is no reason one couldn’t employ

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