Category: Camping

The Importance of Understanding Light in Survival

The relationship between light sources and survival is a very interesting one. Its far from simple.

The relationship between light sources and survival is a very interesting one. Its far from simple. On a daily basis and in most disaster situations, having a flashlight is a great way to see what threatens you in the dark. …

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Top 25 Survival Skills to Know and Why

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why - I’m a firm believer that knowledge is the best advantage you can have when in the wilderness. And here’s the reason why: you’re not always going to have your fancy equipment in a survival situation.

When it comes to survival, which do you think is better: having fancy equipment (knives, flashlights, etc.) or having knowledge? Most people would immediately answer, “Of course the answer is knowledge!” While the topic is certainly debatable, I’m a firm …

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8 Tips for Getting The Best Sleep While Camping

Young couple sleeping in a tent

While many people like to relax and sleep quietly indoors, with a huge cushioned mattress and a handful of soft pillows, others love exploring the outdoors. Are you one of those excited to sleep outdoors? Or maybe you just want …

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How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival

How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival — Knowing how to make a sharp edge or a knife in a survival situation is paramount when studying wilderness survival.

Let’s preface this article with a little common sense as we can lose our minds over glass and stone tips. Knowing these skills can be very cool and maybe even helpful, however, metal is the kind. Metal is the king …

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These forms of tech are driven by modern, city living and high tech communications. However, what …

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How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles - Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but you can do this at home for around 50 cents! Because this is propane and pressure, please be warned that this may be dangerous, please read the sites Disclaimer page before trying this.

Backup power is a vital piece of any preparedness plan. It’s so important that you have a means to heat your home, light to see and a way to cook with when the power goes out and those main methods …

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The Portable Grill That Fits in Your Pocket

The Portable Grill that Fits in Your Pocket — An easy to set up, portable cooking device is valuable in so many situations: hiking trips, camping, and especially survival situations where we won’t have access to our normal conveniences.

Everything you store and use does not have to come from a store. There was a time when people prided themselves on creating impressive tools and projects that fit their needs. Remember, no one can fit your needs exactly.  Here …

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DIY Emergency 100 Hour Candles For $1 Each

DIY Emergency 100 Hour Candles For $1 Each - I found a great tutorial that shows you how to make candles that last 100 hours (have a think how long 100 hours of realistic use is!) and only cost a buck to make, this in my books is awesome and make as many as you can!

There are lots of things that preppers lean on in times of crisis. From the mundane to the most extreme. In times of total collapse, people are going to lean on that high powered rifle and all the ammo it …

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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking — A lot of people have had their cast-iron pots and pans for tens if not a hundred years or more and they still work as good as they day they were brought. Cast-iron skillets conduct heat beautifully, go from stove top to oven with no problem.

There is a reason why people of the past used cast iron cookware. You see, there were no Walmarts out there or Amazon deliveries. That said, you have to understand how important it was to upkeep that cookware.  When you …

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What Really Kills in the Wilderness

Have you ever been to the wilderness? I am talking about expansive wilderness that is either thousands of feet up in elevation or surrounded by thousands of acres.

Have you ever been to the wilderness? I am talking about expansive wilderness that is either thousands of feet up in elevation or surrounded by thousands of acres. Its a very different thing than just doing a couple mile circuit …

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