Category: SHTF


A Cabin in the Yukon

A Cabin in the Yukon - This is a great article about building that cabin. Many people make the threat to do this in a lifetime. There is a reason we should have that in our lives. Its an escape. In this modern age that might mean an escape from the ravenous hordes or it might mean an escape from a life that is tough on us all.

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. We all want that cabin. The reason we all want that cabin is because we all want to be free of what we are currently …

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How to Up your EDC Game

How to Up your EDC Game - There is something to be said about a persons EDC and their commitment to it. What do you think about your current EDC. This article may help you consider other things that go along with it or to change something entirely.

Has everyday carry changed your life? There is something very important that you need to understand about the EDC setup, its that we are all getting better for it. Carrying EDC is a sign that people are thinking about being prepared. Even if its just for a meeting. That mindset will eventually carry over. You …

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Preparing for the End: What Skills Will Best Serve You?

Preparing for the End: What Skills Will Best Serve You? - Facing the fact that we are coming to the end of our fossil fuel energy binge and the Earth is retaliating against centuries of abuse in the form of climate change, it is safe to say that the end is near.

Facing the fact that we are coming to the end of our fossil fuel energy binge and the Earth is retaliating against centuries of abuse in the form of climate change, it is safe to say that the end is near. Being prepared for the cataclysmic, economic and political events that are bound to happen …

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Urban Survival: 9 Places Where No One Will Scavenge

Urban Survival: 9 Places Where No One Will Scavenge - While it all sounds very complex, you can find great places to search for food and other items if you sit down and think about it. However, the location of these resources is just step one. You also need to get in to get after them without getting killed. This is another big issue.

If you are in an urban setting, you will run out of certain resources in a collapse. You will find a time when  things get tight. That is just the nature of survival. However,there will be plenty of resource like wood and raw building materials that have been left behind. Do you know how to …

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Can Plant Medicine Heal a Broken Bone?

Can Plant Medicine Heal a Broken Bone? - No this article is merely going to ask a simple question that might get us closer to the above answer.

What are the upper limits of the effect of plant medicine? We know that it can heal and that it can treat all sorts of things but what are the true upper limits. Where does the line between natural plant medicine and concentrated modern medicine blur? This is a very strange thing to consider. Its …

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It’s Strangely Satisfying That What I’ve Stockpiled Has Never Gone to Waste

It’s Strangely Satisfying That What I’ve Stockpiled Has Never Gone to Waste - The food stockpile is easily where you can lose most of your money in prepping, if you are not careful. The rotation and usage of these items is paramount. This article presents a case of someone who is doing it right. You will learn a lot about storage if you do it this way.

The prepping stockpile is always a scary thing. Many people believe that you need to have a year or 10 years worth of food on hand to survive a disaster. Well, that all depends on the disaster. You don’t need 10 years of food to survive a hurricane but you better be close to that …

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How to Make Firebricks (fire logs) and Wood Stove Logs for Free!

How to Make Firebricks (fire logs) and Wood Stove Logs for Free! - More importantly, even than that, are the applications of blacksmithing that can be used in conjunction with a forge lined with these firebricks or logs. Suddenly you have a forge and become capable of manipulating metal to both repair things and create new things.

Understanding what makes something flammable is a very important part of survival. There is such importance in fire and being able to start fire. How about what makes something impartial to flame?  Well, there are great uses for this as well. When you think of things like firebricks in a survival situation I hope the …

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The Covert Operations Case: Grey Man Approved

The Covert Operations Case: Grey Man Approved - How do you execute EDC? Do you use a backpack? Do you rely on filling your pockets? Well, the choice is yours but we need to talk about options. This is a great low visibility option that will keep you prepared and also give you a look that fits in with the crowd around you.

More and more people are concerning themselves with the idea behind EDC and the steps they take towards urban preparedness. The murder rates in big cities are out of control and that is reason enough to want to be ready. There are other forces out there that can be just as concerning but we have …

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Flash Floods: Plan Ahead For Quick Reaction

Flash Floods: Plan Ahead For Quick Reaction - The flash flood is a life threatening event. How quickly can you react? Do you have a plan to react? These are the questions you should ask yourself. You may not have time to think. If your car and your home are underwater there is very little you can do.

Though this article focuses on desert survival it covers the topic of flash flooding and just how dangerous it can be. You could be at risk of flash flooding and not even know it. Much of it has to do with the inability for the environment to absorb the water or a larger water source …

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Urban Gardening: Growing Tomatoes, Vegetables and Flowers in an Apartment

Urban Gardening: Growing Tomatoes, Vegetables and Flowers in an Apartment - The importance of growing food is overwhelming to me. I think it is the first step in finding your own independence.

Image Credit: thepreppingguide.com The importance of growing food is overwhelming to me. I think it is the first step in finding your own independence. There is no way you can get away from the will of the centralized food system and the big name corporations that produce most of the food in the nation. Once …

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