Category: survival-skills

Practical Skills for Hands On and Preparedness Viability

Most professional worker skills today are hinged with our modern day way of life. The majority of people in the United States generally work in services rather than manufacturing / hands-on. Preparedness for the ‘here and now’ Preparedness for the potential ‘after’ Having practical skills are beneficial for the now …

Catch A Fish: Basic Survival Fishing

Guest article by Bogan: Much energy is expended on this blog and elsewhere in the preparedness community on food production, whether domestically raised, hunted or grown. Less so on fish, an excellent source of protein, which populates the planet’s water which comprises about 71% of the earth’s surface area. FISH …

15 Sought After Skill Sets Post SHTF

After society collapses into varying forms of chaos, the initial period of ‘adjustment’ may result in loss of life never before seen. The scenario truly is one of collapse. Our modern conveniences and our modern lifeblood of technologies break down to the extent of inability to provide for the masses …

Alternate Routes To Be Traveled If TSHTF

Most people don’t think about alternate routes. Instead they drive the same routes and roads everywhere they normally go. These roads are typically the quickest to their destination and are the roads well traveled by most people in vehicles. However if something were to happen that clogs the mainstream routes …

Bugging Out – Will You Make It To Your Destination?

When disaster happens (or is about to happen), some may choose to bug out. There are lots of things to consider before making that decision, including your planned final destination… However here’s something to think about: Will you actually make it to your destination? Ask yourself, what are the obstacles …

Characteristic Traits Of The Survivalist – Prepper

Traits – Characteristics – Attributes The survivalist is not your average ‘Joe’ (sorry Joe). There are many characteristic traits of the preparedness-minded survivalist / prepper which work together to embody the overall package of who they (we) are. It seems to me that some traits are learned while others come …