Heating your Tent with a Wood Stove

There are many things to consider if you are going to buy a portable wood stove. The first is the tent you are going to use it with. You can't just throw a portable wood stove in the coleman 4 man tent and run the flue up through the material, it will melt.

When does camping season really come to an end? Is it the moment the nights get colder than 50 degrees or is it even before that? For most people the camping season comes to an end when you realize your …

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A Night Out with Situational Awareness

Many people understand the concept of situational awareness but struggle with how to utilize it.

Many people understand the concept of situational awareness but struggle with how to utilize it. Its the idea of interacting with the world around you in a way that it barely notices but you notice everything. How do you pull …

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Do You Need the Konnex ET15 Survival Shovel?

There is only so much room for you to store gear in your bag. What do you consider essential gear?

There is only so much room for you to store gear in your bag. What do you consider essential gear? There is only so much room for you to store gear in your bag. What do you consider essential gear? …

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Survival Bags

When it comes to prepping you know that there are as many bags as there are things to put inside of them. That is a mind boggling thing but its part of prepping. You have to decide which bags make sense for you and get those packed and ready for use.

Where do you settle when it comes to survival bags? Backpacks, sling packs, messenger bags, commuter bags and so on and so forth. There seems to be no limit to the amount of survival bags that one can have on …

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The Biggest Threats in Urban Survival

Lets get a little dystopian in this post about urban survival threats. We needn't look very far in history to see what it looks like when an urban sprawl falls apart.

Lets get a little dystopian in this post about urban survival threats. We needn’t look very far in history to see what it looks like when an urban sprawl falls apart. Even for a short time things can get dire. …

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When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic?

When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic? - Flu strains are predicted before the annual season not just for vaccination purposes, but for tracking purposes as well. It is a dice roll, since there is no way to be sure what strain of seasonal flu is around the corner, but it is at least a loaded dice roll: like predicting the weather. The accuracy rate is between 40-60% according to the CDC, and then it has varying effectiveness based on the type of flu strain.

Seasonal flu and pandemic flu are two completely different beasts. There are plenty of factors to consider when identifying a pandemic. Luckily, these factors are tracked by several agencies that can give some advanced warning. Unluckily, our growing urban populations …

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Top Three Weapons for Home Defense

For a long time we have thought about home defense as something that happens when a person enters your home that is uninvited. A break in and what follows often constitutes what home defense might look like.

For a long time we have thought about home defense as something that happens when a person enters your home that is uninvited. A break in and what follows often constitutes what home defense might look like. The truth is …

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Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860

Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860 — Many of us pine after building or buying a cabin to live in or to have as a nice weekend getaway. (no pun intended with the many of us pine after text lol) I personally would give a body part to own a cabin somewhere remote and off the grid.

If you want to really be prepared for any survival situation, cheap cabin kits need to be on your radar. This could be the perfect bug out location, emergency shelter, or tiny home. You can find cheap cabin kits starting …

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Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts

Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts - You pay out of your nose for a reinforced shipping container that you hope doesn’t get rusty and leak over time. For a typical reinforced 10ft shipping container you could probably pay about 10k. For the same sized customized concrete culverts you are looking around 6k

After you do a little research, you are going to want to forget shipping containers and use a box culvert bunker instead. If you have looked into building materials for use as a fallout shelter, underground bunker, doomsday bunker, emergency shelter (or whatever …

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Grid Down Intelligence Gathering

The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised.

The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised. When you really sit down and understand …

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