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Wilderness Toothbrush

Wilderness Toothbrush

If you are stranded in the wilderness for any length of time, hygiene will quickly become an issue.  It won’t matter so much how you smell, since nobody ever died of body odor.  But poor dental hygiene can lead to serious issues that could have you incapacitated and dying a slow, painful death. As always, being able to use the material available to you in the wilderness for whatever needs may arise will increase your chances of survival, and elevate your standard of living while you do it.  Being able to make a toothbrush in the wild is one example […]

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What Survivalists Need to Know About This Election

What Survivalists Need to Know About This Election

I’m sure many of you have strong feelings about this upcoming election, which is unlike any election in US history. You may feel love, hate, reluctant support or some combination of the three towards either (or in the case of hate, both) candidate, but if you are a survivalist, regardless of political leanings there are some things that you need to know. 1. Something Is In The Air The months leading up to the election have so far been explosive. We have unprecedented violence, division and in-fighting on both sides of the political spectrum, massive international trade agreements being pushed and […]

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How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage

How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage

One of the first things that is likely to happen in a large-scale disaster is an extended power outage. Whether we’re talking about an EMP or dirty bomb hitting the United States, a natural disaster, or any other survival situation, you need to be prepared for the lights to go out – and not just for a few minutes or hours. Here are a few of our favorite tips for preparing for an extended power outage. Store Plenty of Food and Water First of all, you’re going to need to stay fueled and hydrated. Store at least a gallon of […]

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Essential Skills for Survival Newbies

Essential Skills for Survival Newbies

Few of us are former Green Berets or grew up in the Alaskan wild. In the event that we might need to transition from our soft modern lives to primitive ones, even if only until we can find our way back to civilization or get rescued, will probably be rough.  But it doesn’t need to be one that we face blind. Many of the skills that we would require to survive after a disaster or a zombie apocalypse are ones that we can work on in our spare time and can even be enjoyable. Fire starting One of the most basic […]

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