Tagged: Bugging in

Preppers Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down

Preppers Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down

The very idea of leaving the security of your home to “bug out” to the woods has never sat well with me – In nearly every instance it’s better to hunker down or “bug in” than to bug out. I mean, why leave the safety and familiar surroundings of your home, for the open and unforgiving wilderness. For many people this is their first line of preparation against disaster, unfortunately, most will end up joining...

How To Prepare Your Family For Power Grid Failure [The Definitive Guide]

How To Prepare Your Family For Power Grid Failure [The Definitive Guide]

This article is one that I wrote way back when I lived in a travel trailer and started this site… The information is good so I wanted to share it with the readers who missed it the first time… Extended power outages are a real possibility after a serious hurricane, winter storm or even the result of a terrorist attack affecting the power grid or an EMP strike. The U.S. runs on electricity, without a...

How To Stockpile Animal Traps and Related Gear To Supplement Your Survival Food Storage Now And Post Collapse

How To Stockpile Animal Traps and Related Gear To Supplement Your Survival Food Storage Now And Post Collapse

Harvesting wild game for the stew-pot is excellent long-term survival strategy as long as you don’t plan to live off of harvested wild game exclusively. Wild game should be considered as only one link, in your food resupply chain, and not as the whole chain. You must have variable and independent sources of resupply, lined up and ready to go. I’ve seen too many preppers, who plan to rely 100% on their stored foods. They...

Urban Survival Basics: How to Survive in the City When Disaster Strikes

Urban Survival Basics: How to Survive in the City When Disaster Strikes

Urban Survival Guide, Tips, and Urban Survival Skills Even if you’re an urban prepper are fortunate enough to have a retreat out in the country getting to your safe-haven may be impossible during an urban upheaval. Roads blocked by wrecked and fuel-less vehicles will stop most people who are bugging out in their tracks. Maybe you were born lucky and can make it out safely before the balloon bursts, then what? People in rural areas...

Prepper’s Food Checklist – What Foods Should A Prepper Store?

Prepper’s Food Checklist – What Foods Should A Prepper Store?

    When it comes to storing enough food to survive, unassisted and on your own for three to six months or a full year or maybe even longer is the point where most new preppers get overwhelmed and some give up altogether. And while I agree that storing and rotating such a large amount of food on a continuing basis can be a lot of work and takes dedication, it is by no means...