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Surviving Prepper’s Digest Volume 3

I really enjoy writing here at Surviving Prepper. But I also enjoy reading great posts from other prepping web sites around the Internet. Here are some posts I found recently. Please click through to some of these links and explore our the Surviving Prepper’s Digest Volume 3. A Bug Out Bag for Frequent Flyers - The Prepper Journal had a nice post on what you can and cannot pack while you are flying. Some good suggestions, and worth reading. How to Raise Rabbits for Meat - Know Prepare Survive had a very informative post on raising rabbits for food. The [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Brewing, Bug Out Bag, Pistol, Rabbits, Rice Beer|0 Comments

Stay Safe and Have Fun with These 7 Tips for Camping in the Rain

It happens despite our best intentions and efforts—you are all packed and ready to head down to your camping site when the dark clouds start rolling in and the rain starts to pitter-patter all around you. All of a sudden, nobody really wants to go camping anymore. Camping in the rain can really put a damper on everybody’s spirits if you let it. Although it can truly limit some of the activities you have previously planned on doing, camping in the rain can still be comfortable and enjoyable for the rest of the family. Follow these 7 tips for camping [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Camping, Rain|0 Comments

Viking Axe and Indian Tomahawk

I know I'll get some comments about a title of "Viking Axe and Indian Tomahawk". Why am I not calling them Native Americans? Maybe the Vikings should be called Native Scandinavians? Come on, people!! There is no such thing as a "safe place" on this web site. But I will promise to be respectful to everyone and teach a little history today. Viking Axe If you watch the Vikings tv show on the History Channel, you see a lot of battles where the Viking warriors use axes in battle while wearing little to no armor. They fight against Englishmen wearing [...]

By |September 24th, 2017|Axe, Bug Out Bag|2 Comments

Hurricane Harvey 2017

I've now lived through two hurricanes in Houston. Hurricane Ike 2008, and Hurricane Harvey 2017. Both were completely different experiences for me. Ike was a disaster, because I wasn't prepared; Harvey was a breeze, because I was. Making it through a hurricane without personal tragedy is all about preparation. Pay attention to the changes in forecast as the storm approaches so that you'll have sufficient information to base your evacuation decision on. Have your home stocked ahead of time so that, if you decide to ride out the storm, you can hunker down and avoid going out to compete for [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Hurricane, Mother Nature|0 Comments

Surviving Prepper’s Digest Volume 2

I really enjoy writing here at Surviving Prepper. But I also enjoy reading great posts from other prepping web sites around the Internet. Here are some posts I found recently. Please click through to some of these links and explore our the Surviving Prepper's Digest Volume 2. 8 Lessons Learned From The Great Depression - Modern Survival Blog highlights some of the lessons that everyone can learn from the great men and women that survived The Great Depression of the 1920s and 1930s. When you have almost nothing, you can survive with much less. 10 Low Cost Do-It-Yourself Survival Shelters [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Food Preservation, Homesteading, Outdoor Skills|0 Comments

7 Non-Traditional Methods of Cooking

Regardless of whether you enjoy outdoor adventures, learning to cook without the convenience of electricity is an important survival skill. Knowing alternative cooking methods is fun for camping and back packing with friends, but it becomes vital in natural disasters or emergency situations when we find ourselves without power for an extended period of time. The trick to making any of these methods reliable is practice. Practice each one a few times before you are in a bind. Attempting to figure out what works well and what is hard to use is increasingly more difficult when you are already tired, [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Cast Iron, Cooking|0 Comments

Is Your Bug Out Bag Too Heavy?

Is your bug out bag too heavy? Did your first attempt at building the perfect bug out bag result in a whopping 85 lbs (38.5 kg) or more? While you could pick this up and carry it, you might die of a heart attack before you made it a mile down the road. At this point there are only a few options. More gym time, or remove heavier items from your bag. But what if there were other options? What if you could buy a smarter way of carrying your bug out bag equipment? Here are two such products. The [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|Bug Out Bag, Bugging Out|0 Comments

Surviving Prepper’s Digest Volume 1

I really enjoy writing here at Surviving Prepper. But I also enjoy reading great posts from other prepping web sites around the Internet. So I have decided to start doing a series that highlights posts that I find on other prepper sites. Please click through to some of these links and explore our first Surviving Prepper's Digest. A Tenderfoot’s Guide to Chopping Firewood at Camp - Todd Walker over at Survival Sherpa has some really great information on his site. His writing is detailed, with helpful images and videos. This post about chopping firewood is no exception. One of our [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Axe, Camping, Cooking, Emergency Procedure, Prepper Logic|0 Comments