72-Hour Emergency Kit

72-Hour Emergency Kit

EVERYONE¬†should keep a 72-hour emergency survival kit in their vehicle. No excuses. Why? Because if you unexpectedly have to evacuate or get away for any reason, or if you are unable to return home, your 72-hour emergency kit will provide you with the essentials that you might need to survive for up to 3 days….

An Emergency Kit For My ATV

An Emergency Kit For My ATV

Not long ago I spent all day (and into the night) riding my ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) on various Snowmobile trails through the woods and National Forest regions of the White Mountains here in New Hampshire as I helped out one of the clubs with fallen tree removal, putting up signs for the coming season,…

Preparedness Items To Bring When Traveling In Your Car Or Truck

Preparedness Items To Bring When Traveling In Your Car Or Truck

Recently having traveled several hundred miles to visit some friends and family for a number of overnight’s, I thought that I would reflect back upon the preparedness ‘prep’ items that I took along in the truck. While I did not take ‘the kitchen sink’, I did bring along a few extra things for ‘just in…

BASIC Disaster Supplies – Emergency Survival Kit

BASIC Disaster Supplies – Emergency Survival Kit

Putting together a so called basic emergency kit (and/or being sure that you have the essentials) is a simple and responsible thing to do. What goes into a ‘basic’ survival kit for home? Items that are purposed towards the most common or likely disaster that could occur in your own geographical area which will enable…

Earthquake Survival Kit 101

Earthquake Survival Kit 101

What should you have in an Earthquake Survival Kit? Not dissimilar from a 72-hour kit, an earthquake survival kit in the context of this post is geared towards keeping in one’s vehicle. While it is also wise to keep supplies at home, this particular kit (in your car) will be available to you both at…

Things To Keep In Your Car Kit

Things To Keep In Your Car Kit

What’s in your car kit? If you are like most other people, you probably spend a fair amount of time driving in your car. While it may seem like you could easily and quickly get help if you broke down or became stranded, please do not assume that this will always be the case. What…

Survival Kit Sleeping Bag

Survival Kit Sleeping Bag

A sleeping bag provides shelter. One of the great risks during a survival situation is developing hypothermia – a condition where your body core temperature drops dangerously low – and it can happen in the summer, and any other season. The right sleeping bag will virtually prevent hypothermia, a condition that can kill you quicker…

Emergency Documentation To Keep In 72 Hour Kit

Emergency Documentation To Keep In 72 Hour Kit

In addition to the items you keep in your 72-hour kit, bug-out-bag, or any survival kit, do not discount the value of keeping a hard copy written list of information including important contacts, and even account numbers and passwords with simple encryption… (updated) Although your smart-phone or other electronic device may be a convenient place…

How To Choose The Best Foods For A 72-Hour Survival Kit

How To Choose The Best Foods For A 72-Hour Survival Kit

A 72-hour emergency survival kit is just that – a kit with a 3-day supply of food (and other useful items). A 72-hour kit is generally designed to help as you evacuate a disaster (bug out) or for any other emergency reason. I keep one in my vehicle at all times. The reasoning for 72-hours…