Category: Survival


Subscribe to Space Weather Reports to Get the Upper Hand on an EMP

One of the most terrifying of all disasters is the EMP. Even the most prepared shudder at the thought of a world without electricity and how the human element would react to that.

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. One of the most terrifying of all disasters is the EMP. Even the most prepared shudder at the thought of a world without electricity and …

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Storing Gasoline and Propane for Disaster

Survival fuel storage is one of those things that can get heavy, fast. Its not an easy thing to pull off. In a way, storing things like gasoline can be as intensive as storing water. This is because of the volume and weight issue.

Survival fuel storage is one of those things that can get heavy, fast. It’s not an easy thing to pull off. In a way, storing things like gasoline can be as intensive as storing water. This is because of the volume and weight issue. However, having a backup portable generator can make surviving most disasters …

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How to Choose the Best Tactical Combat Knife

A tactical combat knife is a knife designed for combat and other military purposes. Typically this means it is a last-ditch weapon for hand-to-hand combat, but more expansively it could be considered a knife for the tasks one is likely to encounter in combat.

A tactical combat knife is a knife designed for combat and other military purposes. Typically this means it is a last-ditch weapon for hand-to-hand combat, but more expansively it could be considered a knife for the tasks one is likely to encounter in combat. I’ll be considering the former meaning, as I think it is …

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Stockpiling Cheap Tools for Use and Barter

As a community there are things we prioritize and there are things we don't.

As a community there are things we prioritize and there are things we don’t. Unfortunately, tools seem like one of those things that we don’t prioritize. This is a shame because we have a lot of opportunity to get better really fast and prepare for long term survival with tools. Now, we should pay close …

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Starting a Real Neighborhood Watch

There are many reasons you would want to have a neighborhood watch in your community.

There are many reasons you would want to have a neighborhood watch in your community. As important as it is to have people watching over the neighborhood its important to make community bonds. Your community is one of your biggest allies in a disaster. The stronger you community is, the better it will be for …

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Storing Informative First Aid Resources

Lets take a moment an be very honest about the importance of first aid in modern society.

Lets take a moment an be very honest about the importance of first aid in modern society. Like so many other things we are pretty confident that someone else is going to show up and save the day. We have CERT classes that are offered at no charge but very few people take advantage of …

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Get the Most of Your Fireplace and Stay Warm All Winter Long

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house.

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house. Using your fireplace during the winter months can save money on heat and keep your whole family nice and warm. There is nothing quite as cozy as curling up in front of the fireplace with a warm cup of …

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Minimalist Water Solutions for Wilderness Survival

If you have ever spent time hiking around the mountains you realize that you work up quite and appetite and thirst.

If you have ever spent time hiking around the mountains you realize that you work up quite and appetite and thirst. Climbing and hiking with a pack on your back is no easy thing. That is something all of us who plan to bugout need to consider. If you have a couple cereal bars in …

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Maximize Dirt Time in 2019

What in the world is dirt time? Well, its a pretty simple concept.

What in the world is dirt time? Well, its a pretty simple concept. While we are living in a time where books, videos and on demand purchases threaten to define us, we need practice in the real world. We need some -dirt time. We need to make sure we get it. Life is busy and …

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Build Your First Emergency Kit

One of the best first steps you can take as a prepper is to build your first emergency kit.

One of the best first steps you can take as a prepper is to build your first emergency kit. Its the perfect place to start because it allows you to grasp the necessary items to make a natural disaster or power outage less of an issue for your family. Most natural disaster are a matter …

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