Category: Prepper Tools


Tool of the Urban Escape & Evasion (E&E)

Tool of the Urban E & E - This selection of urban survival tools can be expanded upon and can be used in other methods. It is, however, imperative that you have at least these for gaining access.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. When we look over the landscape of any urban area and consider the chaos that will erupt. It’s easy to understand why urban escape & …

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Camping in the Winter

Camping in the Winter - There are all sorts of ways to make it through a tough night of winter camping. Of course, it all comes down to a basic understanding of how heat moves and the importance of insulation.

The camping season seems to come and go so fast. For those of us without large tracts of land its downright heartbreaking.  You find yourself stuck in the house again. You are watching bushcraft videos from your couch and just yearning to get back outside. Of course, you are hindered by the cold temperatures. That …

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Your Safe Water Plan

Your Safe Water Plan - Having a safe water plan can change all of that. You see water is a multi tiered resource and you should approach it as such.

Water is everything in survival. If you were held at gunpoint and had to hand over all of your preps one by one. The water filters and purification should be the last thing you hand over.  That’s just the reality of how precious that water can be. You have to know that water is going …

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Cooking on the Go

Cooking on the Go - If you are bugging out and trying to remain unnoticed I would hope that you aren't firing off the 12 gauge for dinner. That would bring a lot of unwanted attention. Instead, you should be focusing on cooking and killing methods that do not bring lots of attention to you. This is all about cooking meat on the go. It requires that you be thoughtful and cunning.

While it is well known that your bugout bag should be dominated by ready to eat foods, what about bugging out in the cold or what happens when all that ready to eat food runs out? Well, there could come a time where you are cooking food. You might be cooking some fish that you …

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The Best Ferro Rod for Prepping and Survival

The Best Ferro Rod for Prepping and Survival - Lighters are convenient but have limited uses. Matches can only be used once and need a strike surface. Both matches and lighters are terrible in wet conditions. Compression pistons and the traditional flint and steel can be finicky in wet conditions as well.

Taming fire has always been one of man’s best achievements. Starting a fire on a moment’s notice is an easy task with the right skills and tools. Taming fire has always been one of man’s best achievements. Starting a fire on a moment’s notice is an easy task with the right skills and tools. There …

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Barter Items You Should Have For SHTF

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around!

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around! Besides the Zombie apocalypses you see in movies, there is a myriad of other real scenarios that can bring the global economy down. Even if an …

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The Powerful Connection Between Homesteading and Self Sufficient Living

The Powerful Connection Between Homesteading and Self Sufficient Living - Preppers and survivalists are both preparing for the end and also looking for it, in some ways. They are looking for a reset.

There is a definite reason why people are preparing for doom. There is a reason that people are heading for the hills to live a life that is more connected to the world around them and the natural way. It comes from the idea that we are living a life, now, that is so crazy …

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Gaining Access in Urban Survival

Gaining Access in Urban Survival - While understanding things like food storage, home security and self defense are critical in urban survival, there is one topic that often gets missed. its the idea of URBAN ACCESS. Unlike many parts of the wilderness, urban survival will present you with serious barriers like locked doors. While most impediments can be scaled or dealt with using a machete in the wild, a locked door or barbed wire fence is a serious barrier.

There are many topics that go hand in hand with urban survival. It is a very different beast than wilderness survival. Most importantly, we have to take into account the human element. This complicates things and makes survival goals harder to accomplish. It also makes you more vulnerable. While understanding things like food storage, home …

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How To Use A Survival Cache

How To Use A Survival Cache - The survival cache can save you money by turning any area into a bug out location. They can also effect space by increase your storage area. Suddenly, if it can be buried it can be cached. That makes a huge difference.

There are a ton of tools that you can use in your survival arsenal.  Most preppers will use these tools to maximize the areas that most preppers struggle with. Space and money are the toughest areas a prepper will face. There is one resource that preppers can use to effect both of these soft points. …

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5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox

5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox - If you now confidently say that you have enough knowledge about DIY stuff, the next thing that you need to ask yourself is how knowledgeable are you about the important tools that can help you get things done easily.

With all the information available nowadays, people can now do things on their own. There is no need for the help of professionals and skilled workers in fixing a lot of things at home. The majority of homeowners are now knowledgeable about the things that they can do inside the home. There are a lot …

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