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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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The Best Premade Bug Out Bags So You Can Get Out Quickly

You’re having dinner with your entire family. It’s been a while since you had a meal together. If not for John, who was caught up in the traffic snarl-up at the last minute, you’d have been one complete happy family. You’re all still happy anyway. Suddenly, the dishes on the table begin shaking. Before you …

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Trout Fishing 101: Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

Trout fishing is an amazing hobby that combines the tranquility of nature with the challenge of the hunt.  Whether you’re hoping to pull in some delicious trout to cook up for your family or trying to snag a massive trophy fish you can brag about for years, trout fishing is a great opportunity to get …

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How to Survive Being Homeless

When most people think “œsurvival” they might think apocalypse, wilderness, pandemics, or even nuclear disasters. However, these scenarios — while very much possible — are somewhat rare. Homelessness, on the other hand, is something that is very real and is happening on a large scale; and it can be just as dangerous as any other …

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How To Survive a Flood

While many people think floods are only a threat in coastal states and cities (Florida, Louisiana, etc.) the reality is, they can really happen anywhere in the United States. Some areas of the country experience flooding during specific times of the year. During the period of June through November (which is hurricane season) the coastal …

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How to Survive a Tsunami

You may think tsunamis are impossible to survive if you’ve seen videos of elevated tides rushing toward a shoreline filled with people. Following a massive earthquake, tumultuous, powerful water covers the shoreline and beach, overpowering bystanders and seawalls. Once you have information about the causes and signs of an impending tsunami, you won’t fear for …

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Landslides and Mudslides

Landslides and mudslides are mass downhill movements of rock, earth or debris. Landslides are caused by disturbances in the natural stability of a slope. They can be caused by heavy rains, earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. Mudslides, also called Debris Flows are a common type of fast moving landslide that tends to flow in channels. Mudslides develop when …

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Glossary T

TailwaterThe downstream section of a river or stream found below a large man-made dam. The most productive tailwaters are from bottom-discharge dams, making the water relatively cold and constant in temperature. Take Down BowA long bow or recurve that can be taken apart for transportation usually in 2 or 3 pieces. TapewormA worm that is flattened like a tape measure and …

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Glossary E

EarthquakeA disturbance or shaking of the Earth’s surface due to underground movement. Easterly WaveA wavelike disturbance in the tropical easterly winds that usually moves from east to west. Such waves can grow into tropical depressions. EastingThe vertical gridlines on a map so called because their numeric value increases from west to east. Ebb (ocean)Tidal currents that are moving away from …

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Glossary D

Dab (climbing)Touching anything other than the climbing surface in any way, whether intentional or not; it is grounds for immediate termination of a ‘send’ attempt. DamA wall built across a stream or river to hold back water. Dark Timber (hunting) (also called “black timber”)Thick stands of coniferous trees that make good bedding cover for deer and especially elk. In Colorado, dark …

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