Category Archive: Bug Out

Masking Noise and Light Signatures

Masking Noise and Light Signatures Masking the lights and sounds we make seems obvious in a SHTF scenario. But there are both sounds and light emissions that we don’t even think about. The jingle of the change in our pockets, the tickle in the back of our throats that needs to be cleared, the flash …

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Purchasing Good Used Survival Items

Purchasing Good Used Survival Items When I was a kid purchasing second hand was something you didn’t brag about. Now the trend is reversed. It is not only smart but trendy to purchase used items. Not only good for the budget but the planet. That is of course if it is an item that you …

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Beginning Bushcraft

Beginning Bushcraft Busting the bushcraft kit myth is the purpose of our featured blog from Frontier Bushcraft. Author Paul Kirtley discusses the skills required to start your bush craft training. Things you should know how to do on your own without any specialized gear. I agree with his premise. You don’t really know which gear …

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Triangulating Your Position

Triangulating Your Position You know it’s foolish to depend completely on technology for directions and or on gps. We see and hear stories all the time of what can happen to those that blindly follow that technology and it fails them. Not to say that gps is not an awesome tool. I would literally be …

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Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns

Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns Many folks are buying guns for the first time. We live in a more violent time than in years past. Home invasions are up, along with other crimes against people. People are preparing more than ever as well. In some countries like the United States this includes the purchase of …

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Are People Fleeing The Big Cities In Preparation?

Are People Fleeing The Big Cities In Preparation? Our featured article today talks about the migration from our cities to our rural communities that appears to be trending now.  Are they fleeing in preparation for an economic collapse, a war, or EMP? There are also more people of means building and maintaining underground bunkers. I …

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Will You Recognize the Warning Signs?

Will You Recognize the Warning Signs? How many times do we see news reports of disasters hitting unprepared populated areas? Too often, even once storm warnings and evacuation recommendations have been issued. These people more often than not, ignored the warning signs that disaster was headed their way. Would you have recognized the danger you …

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Treating Dysentery

Treating Dysentery You don’t hear much about dysentery too often in the western world anymore. Hygiene practices, cooking procedures, and appropriate medical care have prevented major outbreaks in this part of the world. However, during a time of crisis and chaos it kills more people than do bullets and bombs. If you should become infected …

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Camp Kitchen Checklist

Camp Kitchen Checklist The only thing worse than getting way out in the wilderness and setting up camp only to discovering you have forgotten something important to your enjoyment of the trip, would be bugging out and then finding you left something behind that could of made that scenario much easier. This is easy to …

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Who Would You Let in Post SHTF?

Who Would You Let in Post SHTF? This question is asked about in prepper circles almost daily. It is an important question. Your answer effects your prepping behavior today and will in a crisis situation as well. Who would you let in post SHTF? I know there are those among you who feel you have …

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