Lighting a fire in difficult conditions

During my trip with Odd we decided to try and get a real fire going, despite having brought cooking sets. Lighting a fire in...

A Winter Survival Skill Where Speed Counts

In the context of wilderness survival, the speed at which you are able to build a fire could mean life or death. There are...

Be Prepared for This Silent Killer During Winter

Carbon Monoxide is odorless, colorless, and tasteless. If you are being accidentally poisoned by carbon monoxide, you may not know it until it’s too late...

How to Prepare for Hurricanes and Tropical Storms!!!

While forecasting methods and emergency procedures for tropical storm systems and hurricanes are constantly improving, there is substantial risk that still remains for those...

How to Survive Eating Wild Winter Edibles

Recently, we’ve been asked a question about what types of foods are good sources of carbohydrates in the winter. The reader was specifically worried about...

Hurricane Matthew: Here’s What You Need in Your Survival Kit

With Hurricane Matthew forecast to hit the Southeast this week, millions of Americans are preparing for the worst. How exactly the storm will impact the...

How to Prepare For A Hurricane

How often have you heard this ‘typical’ recommendation (from ‘.gov’)? For emergency preparedness keep a disaster supply kit containing 72 hours of food & water,...

Our Disaster Recovery Plan Needs To Be Restored, And Here Is How To Do...

Six months after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, my then girlfriend (now wife), Liz, and I first arrived in St. Bernard Parish as volunteers....

Tracker-Approved Skills Needed To Survive In The Wild

Have you seen "The Hunted"  with Tommy Lee Jones? Fugitive tracking that leads LEOs through the thicket of the woods may be rare, but...

1 Scary Chart that Reveals Natural Gas Shortages Are a Real Possibility this Winter

Imagine flipping the switch on your heater and nothing coming out. No soothing warm flame... no heat... and no warmth. Just bone chilling cold...

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Why You Must Have An mergency Weather Radio

When preparing for the daunting prospect of an impending natural disaster, a lot of people will overlook the fact that pretty much every form...

Prepare For This When The SHTF

Life after SHTF will be fraught with peril. Though you are fortunate to have survived the onset of the dark days, no matter how...

Make Sure Your Bug Out Bag Has These

Debates carry on endlessly about what one should or should not keep in a BOB. Preppers furnish meticulously detailed and designed lists of their BOBs’...