Survival Scenarios

Top Homestead Animals 101

You’ve finally done it. It’s 2020, and it seems like the world’s gone crazy, but you finally managed to get your hands on that little 10-acre plot of land. Now to make it your...

Methods and Hazards of Fording Moving Water

Water is essential for life, but it can also be perilous. Moving through a body of water can be physically demanding, something that’s especially true when that water is moving. Whether in a survival...

Self-Feeding Campfire

Camping is a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors. However, sometimes it does get a little chillier than some people would like. You need a fire to stay warm, but getting up in...

Is That a Window Box Solar Heater or Sun Oven?

Solar power and items utilizing the power of the sun are becoming more and more popular, and it’s easy to see why. It’s free energy and free heat; you simply can’t argue with free....

Staying Safe During An Earthquake

There’s no question that earthquakes can be extremely dangerous. Despite what many people believe, earthquakes can happen anywhere, meaning anyone could fall victim to one. Here’s how you can stay safe during an earthquake. https://youtu.be/Z4suAKDcaCU There...

Red Teaming: What It Is and How to Use It

Red teaming is basically where a team of people act as if they’re attempting to breach security in an effort to eliminate weaknesses. Companies use red teaming to find ways to minimize their risk...

9 Reasons to Add Coffee Filters to Your Bug Out Bag

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice, warm cup of coffee in the morning? Many people drink a cup of joe to start their day. That’s not where the usefulness of coffee filters stop, however. While...

Staying Warm During a Power Outage

A power outage can occur at any time, which means it can happen when it’s 10 degrees Fahrenheit outside. Unless you have a back-up source of power or a wood stove, it’s going to...

How to Become a Soup Can Blacksmith

In a post-SHTF world, having specific skills will help you stay alive. Now, that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be proficient in survival. Sometimes, it just means you need to be useful. A...

Surviving on Small Game

Food is an essential part of survival. Without it, we wouldn’t have the energy to do anything, and we would wither away. However, when you’re in the wilderness, there isn’t exactly a grocery store...

Keeping Your Toilet Paper Safe…

It seems as if nothing is safe from the appetite of insects. Termites gorge on wood and can destroy entire homes. Some moths eat cloth, while others infest grains and feed. There are some...

Self-Defense: Using Fire Extinguishers

(TheSurvivalGuide.com) - Fire extinguishers come with several advantages. Obviously, they have a specific purpose, but one key to survival is learning multiple uses for one object. The fire extinguisher is no exception. You can...

Bartering Part 2: Skills to Know

Bartering has been around for millennia, dating back to ancient civilizations. However, it does take a certain amount of skill to barter successfully. Here are some assets that will prove invaluable in bartering. https://youtu.be/DsyuFe3eUBE In reality...

Teaching Children Survival Skills

Survival skills are something we like to have, whether we have to use them or not. Our children are the future, and teaching them essential life skills like survival is crucial. Children are like...

Finding Your Direction in the Wild

In the wilderness you’re not always going to have cell phone reception. There may come a time when you get lost in the woods without a global positioning system (GPS) and need to find...

Survival Shelters for All Weather

A disaster situation could strike you anywhere and at any time. That’s why it’s important to have the knowledge necessary when SHTF. Shelter is one of the most important aspects of survival, and knowing...

Preparing for Martial Law

Martial Law typically refers to temporary military control over civilian authorities in a country, typically resulting from some sort of emergency. Many preppers are concerned about the imposition of martial law at some point...

Prepper: How Much Ammo is Enough?

Security is one of the most important aspects of prepping, and many people rely on their firearms to keep them and their property safe. However, guns need ammunition to be effective should a situation...

Survival Hygiene Kit

As a prepper, it’s easy to get caught up in storing a bunch of food, water and maybe even ammo. However, there’s one detail that many preppers overlook, one that’s vital to surviving, and...

Bartering Part 1: Items to Stock

Before the development of currency, bartering was the way to get what you needed or wanted. Although many people consider the direct trade of goods a thing of the past, bartering never wholly disappeared. For...

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