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5 Tips to Help Start a Fire with Wet Wood 

In a camping or survival situation, needing to start a fire with wet wood can be a bit of a nightmare. However, in urgent situations where your surrounding environment is wet and potentially cool, it’s important to be able to get that life-saving warmth going.  Can You Start A Fire With Wet Wood?  The short …

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How to Start a Fire with a Magnifying Glass

Starting a fire with a magnifying glass is essential for survivalists or avid outdoorsmen. Why a magnifying glass? It works as an excellent substitute for starting fires in the absence of matches or a lighter. When you’ve exhausted your lighter fuel and matches and your fire steel is worn down, a magnifying glass could be the …

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The 21 Best Survival Books That Should Be In Your Collection

The need for survival books. Our survival instinct kicks in when we face an emergency or disaster, whether in an urban setting or the wilderness. However, our modern lifestyles barely equip us with the skills to take the steps to ensure our survival. The good news is that survival skills are not usually that hard …

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The Complete Prepper Checklist

How can you be ready for when SHTF if you don’t have a prepper checklist? There are basic prepping supplies that everyone should have on hand for when times get tough.  Our preppers list is going to cover everything you need to stay safe, healthy, and secure while surviving a crisis situation. We’re covering everything …

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Cocoon Sleeping Bag Hood Pillow Review

Simple and straightforward, the Cocoon Sleeping Bag Hood Pillow is one of the best camping pillows on a budget. Although it`s not designed specifically with wilderness survival in mind, it does make a good survival pillow for survivalists and preppers to stow in their bug-out bags or bug-out shelters. But, because most of those interested …

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Therm-a-Rest Hyperion 32 Sleeping Bag Review

I`ve used the Therm-a-Rest Hyperion 32 extensively over the past few months, including in nighttime temperatures down to 32°F. Although it`s far from the best sleeping bag for survival, it`s a solid option for anyone looking for an extremely lightweight sleeping bag that packs down very small. Because we focus on survivalism and prepping here …

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Snugpak Basecamp Ops Air Pillow Review

A pillow is far from a necessity for your survival kit. But that doesn`t mean it`s not a nice addition. Although balling up a jacket is a semi-comfortable alternative, nothing beats sleeping with an actual pillow in the wilderness. At just 3 ounces packed, the Snugpak Basecamp Ops Air Pillow provides a whole lot of …

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Snugpak Ionosphere One Person Tent Review

I`ll cut right to the chase the Snugpak Ionosphere One Person Tent is currently my favorite survival tent for emergency situations. Why do I like it so much? Not only is the Ionosphere lightweight and very compact, but it`s also easy to set up, surprisingly spacious for its low profile, and extremely durable. All of …

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Your Ultimate Survival Backpack Buyers Guide

Have you heard the term bug-out bag before? If not, get ready for our crash course on buying and packing the best survival backpack. It’s easy to dismiss survival backpacks as excessive-preparedness for people who fear a zombie apocalypse. But with climate change, worldwide pandemics, and frequent extreme weather events, everyone should take disaster preparedness …

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