Category Archive: Bug Out

Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly

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Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly Because of this site and the social media accounts that go with it, I hear a lot of prepper strategies. I never doubt a particular prepper’s plan because we are all unique and our plans should reflect that. Different group make up, different skills, different locations and abilities …

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Could You, Would You, Leave Someone Behind?

Could You, Would You, Leave Someone Behind? No Man Left Behind. Ingrained in many of us. The creed of brothers in arms. They have the right to know that no matter how bad it gets they will not be left behind to die alone or become a captive of war. The stuff of heroes. But …

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Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations

Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations Everyone wants to be in the right place at the right time. Or perhaps in this case it would be better said as the right place at the wrong time! There is no right time for a major disaster. But you can often even if it is only …

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7 Special Preparedness Situations

7 Special Preparedness Situations As prepared as we all try to be there are always kinks in the plan. Things that are either so simple that they are overlooked or that just don’t apply to your current situation or group but could suddenly become a major issue to be overcome in your preparedness plan. Let me …

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How to Know When to Refill Your Propane Tank

How to Know When to Refill Your Propane Tank No gauge on your propane tank or is your gauge not working properly? No problem! This nifty little trick shown in the video below will help you know when it is time to refill even without a working gauge. This is an aggregated site. Please be …

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Post SHTF Dumpster Diving

Post SHTF Dumpster Diving Many of us stockpile so that until we can get a sustainable source of fresh food we won’t have to go hungry, stand in a hand out line or stoop to dumpster diving. Our featured blog in this post challenges that thinking. In all honesty the thinking behind the recommendations make sense. …

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Animal or Human? Specialized Shoes Leave Them Guessing!

Animal or Human? Specialized Shoes Leave Them Guessing! They are intended to be art. Made by Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre, clay sculptures attached to old shoes. Kind of urban funk. His creations could fool the best of us! I think the fun would be watching urban neighbors realize there are bear or even just deer …

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Cooking With Mud

Cooking With Mud Sounds horrible doesn’t it? Cooking with mud sounds really unsanitary. But if you do it right, it’s actually not. Cooking with mud was probably the advent of pottery to begin with (just my ponderings) It gets hard and then when done you break it away from the food. There is a bit …

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Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle?

Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle? Years ago when I was young, broke, and living in Germany.  I had a moped for several years rather than a car. It was much less expensive. (Why is it that the good ole days aren’t good until later when the really cool things aren’t a …

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Important SHTF Skills

Important SHTF Skills Stockpiling is a way to begin prepping. That stockpile will keep you and yours going until you can get situated in your new reality. But stockpiles can be stolen, destroyed and will eventually run out. Don’t under estimate the value of either the stockpile nor skills both will be important. If SHTF …

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