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Urban Bug Out Bags: What They Are, Why You Need One, and How to Pack One

An urban bug out bag may not be something you’ve ever heard of or considered owning. But if you live in an urban setting, you should know that bugging out isn’t something you do only in rural areas. A city can be the worst place to be in when a disaster strikes. You not only …

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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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Bug Out Cabins: What They Are and How To Prep Yours

Wondering if you need a bug out cabin? The term “bug out” is seven decades old and is a term that American defense developed in the 1950s as a word used to indicate a need for an urgent solution for survival. Today, the word means the same, with the term bug out cabins referring to …

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The Best Foraging Bags and Baskets

One of the keys to a successful forage — whether you’re hunting for mushrooms, fresh fruits, and vegetables, or anything in between — is having the right foraging accessories on hand. When it comes to accessories, there’s none more important than the foraging bag or basket you choose to bring with you on your hunt. …

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Bug Out Bicycles: How to Survive With a Bike

Most bug out guides only mention bug-out vehicles because they primarily target preppers with families. A four-wheeled vehicle is a perfect choice when you need to worry about carrying capacity for several people. But what if you’re bugging out solo? Do you require a bug out vehicle? Well, you don’t. If you only have to …

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18 Essential Items for Building the Ultimate Survival Kit List

Do you keep an ultimate survival kit list handy in case of an emergency? The truth is that a natural disaster can strike at any time—whether you’re enjoying a family camping trip or a hike with friends, or whether you’re going about your day-to-day business at home. The importance of having a fully loaded survival …

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The 9 Best Survival Food Companies

Thanks to the war in Ukraine the world is facing serious food production consequences. Russia is the number one exporter of nitrogen fertilizers and the second-largest supplier of phosphoric and potassic fertilizers. Farmers are bracing for a very tough growing season and the head of the UN World Food Programs has said this is the worst …

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Beginner’s Guide to Ferro Rods & How to Use Them

I can still remember sitting in front of my fireplace with a ball of torn paper strips, a magnesium rod, and a Ferro rod fire starter. I would shave a little of the magnesium bar onto the paper and then try my best to shower sparks onto the magnesium using the included striker. I was …

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