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How to Make a Snare Trap to Catch Food

7:00 am PST, January 18, 2020

Hunting makes for better magazine covers. About 2 years ago I came to the realization that trapping was the superior means of land-based survival food procurement. It was a combination of historical reading and also watching the people who set … Continued

Exploring The Best Tactical Boots

7:00 am PST, January 17, 2020

Matt and I have gone through a lot of boots over the years. Some have been surprisingly high quality for the money while others have disintegrated in 6 months. Our topography and lifestyle are hard on boots. We walk a … Continued

Dealing With Doom: Managing Prepping and Living

7:12 am PST, January 16, 2020

Something I have been thinking about a bit is how easy it is to always be thinking about the what if. In today’s world that can lead you down a pretty dark path. Like anything that you make part of … Continued

Designing Bugout Bags for Kids and Teens

5:00 am PST, January 14, 2020

“My legs are so tired. I think you are gonna have to go ahead without me.” Last weekend my son Carter and I were stalking a local thicket for squirrel and rabbit. It had been a rainy and quiet day … Continued

15 Top Tactical Flashlights For 2020

7:00 am PST, January 13, 2020

Sometimes the amount of flashlights I see online seems overwhelming. As someone that grew up before the digital age took such a stronghold on things, it is hard for me to get past just how inexpensive some items are even … Continued

Survival Groups: Is There Such A Thing As Too Big?

8:00 am PST, January 12, 2020

A lot of people are of the opinion that one should have a group for a long emergency. Indeed there is are many reasons why this may be to someone’s advantage. Groups can provide support and protection during a long … Continued

How To Secure Your Preps: Lessons From Venezuela

11:10 am PST, January 9, 2020

Since I begin to invest (I always say I´m not a prepper, but a smart, retail long term investor) in some useful gear, one of my concerns has been to secure it.  Best investment ever? A couple of land patches … Continued

What The Iran Conflict Means For Preparedness

6:47 am PST, January 8, 2020

The conflict with Iran has many people very fearful. To be honest the whole thing has made me do a lot of thinking. I don’t want to go over the politics of the situation with you because guess what: there … Continued