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How To Hike Right To Save Your Knees

How To Hike Right To Save Your Knees

| August 1, 2013 |

When it comes to hiking, nothing is more important than your knees.  I mean, sure you’re probably going to want feet, legs will help, and the rest of your body probably has something to contribute, but without knees?  Forget it! In fact, knee injuries are one of the most common ways in which preppers damage […]

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Five Reasons You Should Already Own a Shotgun

Five Reasons You Should Already Own a Shotgun

| July 31, 2013 |

Simply put, the shotgun is the weapon of choice, and I don’t just mean in zombie movies.  Law enforcement have long used shotguns as a higher powered backup for their handguns.  This is mainly because the shotgun is such a versatile weapon.  In fact, a shotgun is so useful, especially to the urban survivalist, that […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bugging Out

A Beginner’s Guide to Bugging Out

| July 30, 2013 |

A bug out bag refers to a pack or kit, popular in survivalist and military culture, that is designed to carry supplies to last the user 72 hours.  The focus of a bug out bag is not on long term sustained survival, but instead of evacuating a disaster safely.  The term is derived from a […]

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Surviving Extreme Environments by Using the COLD

Surviving Extreme Environments by Using the COLD

| July 29, 2013 |

Depending on the environments you live in and visit, being able to survive in extreme cold weather may be a vital skill to have.  Unfortunately, there are a few misconceptions when it comes to cold weather that can also cause people to make costly mistakes.  In this article, I’m going to outline an easy system […]

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The Survival Knife:  How to Choose Your Best Friend in the Wild

The Survival Knife: How to Choose Your Best Friend in the Wild

| July 29, 2013 |

This article has been superseded by our feature article on the best survival knife A survival knife is just a knife: It pokes, it slices, it might even saw a little bit, but in the end it’s a cutting implement. Right? Well, kind of. When choosing a survival knife, there a number of things you […]

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