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Safely Cross Rivers, Stream & Rapids By Following These 7 Tips

Safely Cross Rivers, Stream & Rapids By Following These 7 Tips

As liberating and reinvigorating as a day in the wilderness can be, we have to be aware of the potential dangers we could face. It’s all part of prepping. Everything from a bear to extreme weather to a river could quickly become your worst nightmare when in the great outdoors. By knowing how to handle each

How to Make Lye From Wood Ashes

In the DIY community, self-sufficiency is key! Sodium hydroxide or Lye is a chemical made from wood ash or salt. For this particular use, we are looking at how to make it with wood ash. Making Lye is one way of introducing a little more self-sufficiency into everyday life and it also makes for a

10 Things To Have When The Power Grid Fails

In this information age, we’re able to learn about pretty much anything by either turning on our TVs or clicking our laptop’s mouse. This includes being able to discern whether or not a potentially disastrous event, such as a hurricane or tornado, is going to affect us. We might even have time to quickly gather

8 Ways To Keep Rural Property Safe & Secure

Our homes should be places of comfort and tranquility. That’s particularly the case if you live amongst nature in a more rural environment. While you enjoy not having to see other houses or people each time you look out your window, there’s a downside to living in the countryside: lack of security. Cities are packed with

When SHTF Know How To Flag & Tag The House To Help FEMA Out

As unfortunate as crisis events are, they can teach us crucial lessons about emergency responsiveness. Hurricane Katrina, for example, showed us the importance of flagging and tagging homes to alert rescue teams of any individuals who needed assistance. It’s likely that the majority of your disaster prepping efforts are focused on a stockpile and an escape plan. However,

Safely Escape a Car Submerging in Water

There are many SHTF events that can come our way: natural disasters, civil unrest, transportation accidents, wildlife attacks, etc. Depending on our daily routine and location, some of us are more likely to encounter certain events than others. For example, if you live in the southwestern region of the U.S., you’re more likely to face