Bug-Out with Tent? Trailer? Other?

Bug-Out with Tent? Trailer? Other?

Guest Post: by Hal Modern motor homes can cost several thousand dollars. Travel trailers, especially some of the fifth wheelers can go for the price of an inexpensive home. With the slide-outs and other amenities they will provide a high level of luxury to the owner. But, they are not realistic answers to a survival…

Self Sufficient Living, Is it Possible?

Self Sufficient Living, Is it Possible?

In a practical sense, no, not really, it would be near impossible to live self-sufficient. We will nearly always need a product or service provided by someone else. I suppose that in a very caveman way, some of us could be self-sufficient with the right knowledge and skills – but day-to-day life would be filled…

To Bug-In or To Bug-Out

To Bug-In or To Bug-Out

During a serious threat situation or disaster, and while enacting your emergency / preparedness plan of action, you may decide to either ‘bug-in‘ or ‘bug-out‘. Bug-In: To ‘dig in’ and remain where you are (or at your normal place of residence) Bug-Out: To ‘get the heck out’ and leave your location (or your normal place…

The Big Move to a Survival Retreat Location

The Big Move to a Survival Retreat Location

Permalink Of the survival minded community, there is no doubt a percentage of those who fantasize about living at their own survival retreat full time. Maybe a log cabin in a location protected from the anarchy that would result from a major disaster such as a large scale power grid failure (e.g. from a severe…

30 Acres for Self Sufficiency

30 Acres for Self Sufficiency

Permalink I received an informative email from “Smitty” regarding the opinion that 30 to 50 acres of land may be ideal for complete rounded self-sufficient survival living after a worst case doomsday scenario. Make no mistake about it, true self-sufficient living requires a tremendous amount of work and enough people to make it happen. Here…