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Homeward Bound: The Perfect Bugout Location

Homeward Bound: The Perfect Bugout Location

You’ve said it to yourself many times over… “When shit hits the fan (SHTF), I’ll be in the hills.” In all actuality, that isn’t a bad plan. In fact, I’d say it’s an optimal plan and in most cases, preferable to bugging in. Especially if the crisis you’re preparing to weather has anything to do […]

Bug Out?  Should I Stay or Go?

Bug Out? Should I Stay or Go?

TSHTF. If you are a Prepper you know what this acronym means. Let’s say today is the day—TSHTF—now you have some really tough decisions to make, the first of which is “should I stay or should I go?” To be frank, that decision should have already been made. Every family should have an emergency plan […]

2 Winter Systems You Need To Make It To Your Retreat… Alive

2 Winter Systems You Need To Make It To Your Retreat… Alive

“But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter…” –Matthew 24:20 It is the prepper’s sum of all fears: a cold weather winter bugout. Heading for the hills in reasonably comfortable weather will be difficult enough, but add the threat of hypothermia, frostbite and the mental strain of freezing temperatures – and that […]

By March 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Live Ready Emergency Matrix

Live Ready Emergency Matrix

By Brad Allen from LiveReady.co There is an unfortunate reality that the complexity of modern society leaves us vulnerable to disruptions of our food, power, water, medical, and communications systems. These disruptions can occur quickly and from a variety of threats, many of which are difficult to imagine given the tranquility we have come to […]

By January 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Are “Bug Out Bags” Really Going to Help You in a Disaster?

Are “Bug Out Bags” Really Going to Help You in a Disaster?

Guest Post written by: Mike Thomas From possible economic collapse to potential terrorist attacks and natural disasters, there’s been increasing interest in preparing for such events. Having a bug out bag is an essential item that survivalists as well as government agencies such as FEMA recommend an individual put together. What exactly to put in […]

By November 24, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Full Circle Shelters As Bug Out Location Home

Full Circle Shelters As Bug Out Location Home

  Life can hold many uncertainties, so being prepared is just common sense.  Disasters, whether natural or man-made, can turn our normal daily life around very quickly. The basic requirements for human survival are, of course, food, water, and shelter, with power being an almost necessary convenience.  Preparing for loss of power, water, and food […]

By November 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Get Home Bags For Everyday People. Why You Need One.

Get Home Bags For Everyday People. Why You Need One.

What a “Get Home Bag” is and why everyone should have one. Written by Stephanie Dayle. A Get Home Bag could be a life saver if we are ever faced with a true disaster. Everyone who travels away from home on a regular bases should have one assembled and ready as part of their personal […]

Planning for Evacuation

Planning for Evacuation

Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” Your home is your castle and I’m sure, like me, you don’t plan to leave it all behind unless you absolutely have to. Sometimes though, bugging out is the only option, and the decision to do so may be made for you either by evacuation orders or the nature of […]

By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Bartering Supplies That You Haven’t Thought Of; And Some You Have!

Bartering Supplies That You Haven’t Thought Of; And Some You Have!

When I think of bartering supplies my mind automatically goes to a SHTF scenario. There are a lot of list out there for such scenes, but ultimately what you choose to barter is up to you. Many people stock things like silver, gold, cigarettes or alcohol or coffee. While these can be great items, they are also expensive.