Category Archives for "Surviving"

The Advanced Guide to Large Tactical Backpacks

From hikers and long-distance travelers to soldiers, there are many different types of individuals that require a large tactical survival backpack. Nevertheless, with so many different backpacks and features to select from, it can be difficult to select the right backpack for your needs. The last thing you want to do is embark on a trip and find that your backpack is not suitable. With that being said, continue reading to discover everything that you need to know about putting together the perfect tactical survival backpack for your needs.

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10 Effective Lost Ways to Live off the Grid

The concept of living off the grid appeals to many people. After all, the idea of living - not just surviving - at a very small cost seems stress-free.

But here’s the common challenge homesteader wanna-be’s encounter: How to get their plan of living off the grid to take off.

It’s easy to daydream about having all your basic needs met at little or even no money at all. However, it’s always tricky getting started.

One thing’s for sure, though. Once you have the plan laid out, with concrete steps in place, then living off the grid should be a doable feat.

And on that note, let me share with you these 10 effective lost ways to live off the grid that every aspiring homesteader needs to know. If you want a deeper dive to these steps, I highly encourage you to check out my book, The Lost Ways Review. But for now, let’s jump right into this list.

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Water Filtration Tips from Preppers

Recently, it came to our attention that 64 million Americans have unsafe drinking water. Filtering tap water these days is not a luxury, but a necessity. There are too many contaminants in our groundwater from factories and underground pollution.

Regardless of how good your tap or well water may seem, it has some contaminants. Some of these come from environmental pollutants, while others come from natural surroundings. Rivers and lakes are generally good forms of water, yet they still get contaminated by pollutants, acid rain, and storms.

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5 Reasons To Have a Bushcraft Knife

You might be aware of several types of knives, but have you ever heard of the bushcraft knife? If not, then let me tell you a bushcraft knife is a special type of knife that is quite useful if you are a fan of camping. People who like to camp in the wilderness quite often have a particular type of gear. 

Bushcraft knives are a vital part of that gear. This knife is a bit different from the knives we have at home. For one, it is a bit small in size that makes it handy and convent during camping or hunting. Also, it has a highly sharp blade made from premium-grade materials, either steel or carbon.

These materials keep the edge of the knife sharp and long-lasting. Thus, making it a perfect piece of equipment. In short, we are safe to say that bushcraft knives are a man’s best friend in the wild.

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Four Safety Tips to Increase Your Personal Protection

Personal safety is one of the greatest worries of the average American. You never know when you could find yourself in a sticky situation and in dire need of some help. Sometimes these moments arise when we least expect them, so it’s important that you are always prepared. Your safety and security are vital, so here are our best tips to increase your personal protection.

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How to Treat a Snake Bite Without Medical Help and Popular Myths Busted!

When out in the wilderness, it is important to know how to treat a snake bite without medical help.

After all, you will never know when these creatures may strike. And when you are far away from the hospital, or you have no reception on your phone, you need to take action - and fast.

This is why you should always carry with you an outdoor first aid kit to help you through situations like this. It can make a difference between life and death when a snake attacks and wreaks havoc on your safety.

With all these things in mind, let us discuss these snake bite first aid treatment and management techniques. We will also bust the myths on snake bites, so you can avoid them when the situation arises.

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Best Survival Gear for 2021

The past year has brought to the fore the importance of being fully equipped with even the basics of survival gear. The world has undergone great changes in the months that we have all just experienced, and it is clear that a ‘new normal’ lies in the future. Our means of living have had to change, we have been limited in our ability to move around, and for many of us this has meant compromised security. The demand for survival equipment has rocketed, but what should you invest in, and where will you find the right gear at the best prices?

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8 Desert Survival Tips From A Prepper

Planning to camp in or pass by a desert anytime soon? You may want to start learning some desert survival skills before you go. The desert is a challenging and dangerous environment to navigate. Danger lurks everywhere, days are extremely hot, and the nights are unforgivingly cold.

People who take on a desert adventure without taking time to learn the necessary working knowledge will find it difficult to deal with desert conditions. In this article, we talk about eight desert survival tips you should know.

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Helpful Prepper Food Storage Ideas: Stay Prepared During the Pandemic!

Amid coronavirus lockdowns and quarantines, one of the things you'll need to prepare for is food. It's been recommended to keep at least two weeks' worth of food and drinks as you self-isolate. However, not all of us have the budget or proper space to store that many perishables and non-perishables!

So what are some prepper food storage ideas to follow to keep your food items fresh? Read on as I show you what you need to purchase and how to store them well to last for the next few weeks.

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