Category: SHTF


A Night Out with Situational Awareness

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

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Many people understand the concept of situational awareness but struggle …

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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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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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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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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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Guide to Making Activated Charcoal

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal.

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal. Why? Because it could literally save your life. Emergency rooms all over the world regularly use activated charcoal to treat certain types of poisonings. …

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Three Sources of Water in Urban Survival

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue.

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue. The tap might even still be working. You could have some water stored and there are going to be other …

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