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More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag

More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag — The bugout is a perilous situation. There is not getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end.

The bugout is a perilous situation.   There is no getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have serious inflation of abilities when it comes to staying …

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Buying a Realistic Bugout Vehicle

Buying a Realistic Bugout Vehicle — We have all seen those fantasy bugout vehicles with gun turrets and the like hanging off of them. They are heavily armored and look like something out a movie.

There is no getting around the fact that you need a bug out location (“BOL”). These could be varied. Maybe your bug out is very far away or maybe it’s pretty close by.  Either way, you need an answer if …

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Be a Better Prepper With Camping!

Be a Better Prepper With Camping! — If you think about it, camping for a prepper is kind of a no brainer as far as training goes. Sadly, few ever take the opportunity to actually go camping for various reasons. Maybe they think they know it all already, or they can't stand the idea of sleeping outside (or bugs!) unless forced to.

Camping is a very interesting word. There are few activities that vary so wildly with the same word. For example, camping can be a tent pitched outback or a hammock hung between two trees on the top of a mountain. …

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Buy an Ex-Ambulance for an Awesome SHTF Vehicle

Buy an Ex-Ambulance for an Awesome SHTF Vehicle — While it may not be an obvious choice, a decommissioned ambulance can be a great option for mobile housing for when SHTF. Preppers and travelers alike could make use of an old ambulance, as the cargo area is spacious enough to accommodate a sleeping and living area.

The bug out is a big deal and it goes a long way if you truly need to get out of dodge. However, bugging out on foot should be avoided if it can be. Images: instructables.com Having an effective, wheeled, …

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Ways Camping Can Help You Survive

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend. We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better than sitting on the couch staring into the phone.

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend.  We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better …

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How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF

How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF — SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example.

SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example. Many people are starting to believe that somewhere around 10,000 years ago a massive comet …

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10 Emergency Survival Kit Tips

Many people don't know when to expect in an emergency. Likewise, even if they did, they wouldn't know what to do at that moment. Most people don't even own an emergency survival kit!

Many people don’t know when to expect in an emergency. Likewise, even if they did, they wouldn’t know what to do at that moment. Most people don’t even own an emergency survival kit! The first step to protecting yourself and …

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Is Your Bug Out Bag Going to Get You Killed?

Is Your Bug Out Bag Going to Get You Killed? - When this happens you have people with Bug Out Bags that weigh more than they do. Not only could this seriously slow you down at the precise time you need to be light on your feet, but having a bag that is overloaded with a lot of stuff you could live without or which more likely couldn’t help you at all, could get you killed.

A bug out bag is designed, in theory, to give you everything you may need to live for at least 72 hours outside of your home and should be considered as part of any comprehensive plan for disaster or true …

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How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House — If SHTF and you have no where to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your shelter, this article is a good read and tells you how to build shelter with common house hold materials, I'm even betting that you could even find some of the materials just laying around the city too.

If it’s SHTF and you have nowhere to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your gear,  you have to know how to build a shelter with common household materials. I’m even betting that you could find some …

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Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice?

Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice? — One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do fossil fuels.

One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do …

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