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

Survival Uses of a Tactical Flashlight

A tactical flashlight should be an essential part of your everyday carry kit because--unlike a normal flashlight, which is primarily for illumination--a tactical flashlight has multiple uses that could be vital to your survival. This is a guest post from Shooting Mystery. The differences between a regular flashlight and a tactical flashlight. Regular flashlights provide illumination, which is helpful when you are in a dark place without sufficient lighting. But tactical flashlights offer more. They have a stronger light intensity, and a lightweight but more solid construction. Most are made of non-corrosive, waterproof, shockproof material to extend durability and life [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Tactical Flashlight|0 Comments

SafeGuard Body Armor

This is a guest post from SafeGuard Body Armor. You can never know when danger will strike or when an emergency will take place, but there is no excuse not to be prepared. If a hurricane rolls through your neighborhood and wipes out the power down your entire block, it could be days before it gets turned back on. Or, if you get lost out in the woods on a hunting trip, you will need supplies to build an overnight shelter and wait for a rescue party. As unlikely as these situations may seem to you now – when you’re [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Body Armor, Tactical Gear|0 Comments

Did Al-Qaeda Read Tom Clancy

During high school, I was a Tom Clancy fanatic. I was reading his early books as they were new and on the Best Seller lists (yes I am that old). Tom Clancy's writing style is intense. He goes into incredible detail about his characters, military equipment and the political world. Nothing I had read to that point in my life even compared to his writing. But after high school I went to college for a while then off to the military. I lost track of Clancy's books. It wasn't until much later, after being married and having a kid before [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Books, Terrorism|0 Comments

Tin Foil Recipes For Campfire Cooking

Ahhh, camping – a great way to get outside and practice your survival skills. Call me weird, but one of my favorite aspects about camping is cooking over a campfire. There's something about it that feels simple about campfire cooking, and that it makes it easy to enjoy. A great way of campfire cooking is by using foil. Essentially, you wrap uncooked food in foil and place it over hot coals from your campfire where you let time and heat to do the rest. What's great about foil cooking is that you can prep it all at home before you [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Camping, Cooking|4 Comments