Cheap Survival Shelter: Discover 2 Outstanding Ways To Keep Yourself Protected

Planning for shelter is important. But here’s the problem. Heavy shelter wont work. For instance, I have a 6 man Coleman WeatherMaster tent. But am I planning on carrying that with me in a bug out scenario? Better choices for survival shelter would be lightweight material, or natural elements. In this article I want to share two ideas that you might never have thought about. MAN-MADE CHEAP SHELTERS LA has many homeless people. A product was developed out of this problem. It’s called the EDAR (Everyone Deserves a Roof). EDAR is a combination tent and cot. It is an outstanding success and it works great. But of course, EDAR is just the start for cheap portable shelters. Go to Google …

Long Range Recon Patrols and Operations Centers For Survival Groups

Survival groups who may bug out to their survival retreats must give some serious consideration to the security of these retreats for themselves and those who reside there. During times of crisis there will be many tribes and hordes out and wandering the land in search of food, weapons and women. It would do us well as survivalists to take some clues from the Vietnam War. Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols were accomplished by special 4 to 6 men units which went on dangerous operations behind enemy lines. The first LRRP to be activated was the British group of Long Range Desert Forces. In the late 60s the American Army Special Forces trained personnel for the specific purpose of tracking down …

Holiday Survival Tips – How To Stay Fit And Trim During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is a special time of year. It is also a time of year when many people gain unwanted weight. However, you don't have to gain the standard holiday pounds. With a little foresight and planning you can avoid putting on extra weight during the holidays. Here are 9 ways to help you stay in shape during the holiday season. Try To Stay Physically Active During The Holidays Whether it's before, during or after the holidays, research shows that the main reason for weight gain is inactivity. So, even if you're on vacation during the holiday season, try to stay as active as possible, take advantage of walking tours or the hotel fitness room. If you are already …

Emergency Preparedness Pop Quiz

Ever wonder why your teachers told you not to cram for a test? Do you remember anything from that British Literature class you took way back in high school? I didn’t think so. It’s the same with emergency preparedness. Truly being ready for an emergency takes hard work, including studying, using all your senses. We hope this emergency preparedness “Pop Quiz” helps you improve your survival knowledge; as you think about the answers don’t just answer the questions, talk about them with your friends and family. The more connections you make the more you will be able to retain the information you have learned. If you are just beginning your emergency preparedness this is a good place to start, for …

How a Survival of the Fittest Mentality Determines One’s Success in Life

Why do some people succeed and others don’t? Is success hard wired into the brain, or does this tendency arise via the events and experiences of our lives? Or is success a combination of both? I was first introduced to the subject of success and survival of the fittest in a sociology class, where my lecturer had drawn two boxes on the black board, the first box was labeled person A and the second box was labeled person B. She showed person A as being a person who after failing a task had giving up ever trying again, and gave up on their life. While person B, had been through so many life challenges, and no matter how many challenges …

What Goes in a Survival Kit?

I guess most of us have thought about putting a survival kit together. According to the Federal Government these are the basic items you need. Water, one gallon per day per person Food, 3 day supply per person (non-perishable) Flashlight, with extra batteries Radio, hand crank or battery powered Dust mask Whistle Moist toweletts Pliers or wrench to turn off utilities Local area maps Can opener Prescription medication Baby food (if you have infants) Pet food and water Water proof container for documents (insurance policies, bank info, cash, ID, etc) Extra clothing Household bleach (for disinfectant) Fire extinguisher Liter or matches Feminine products Eating utensils (paper plates, plastic knives and forks) Pen & paper Playing cards and games About a …

2012 Survival Groups

Undoubtedly, many people will want to form 2012 survival groups for the purposes of repopulating the earth about December 2012 and re-establishing civilization. Here is a list of things you want to do if you want to form a 2012 survival group. First figure out where you want to live first. Most of the major cities in the world may be destroyed. Continents will sink and shift. Water levels will rise, tsunamis, volcanoes, earthquakes, nuclear meltdowns etc. are all of concern. Some of the best places in the world to live are away from nuclear power plants, volcanoes, fault lines and at an altitude of over 2000m above sea level. Dangerous places to live are the United States, South America, …

How to Survive in Any Catastrophe

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Nothing makes humans more creative than facing their worst fears. Undesirable circumstances can only be resolved by resorting to uniformly actions. Since time in immemorial, humans have adapted to austerity measures that saw them unearth new ways of survival. A good example is delving back to the genesis of self-improvement approach towards life. Our great grandparents braced harsh times to survive. This article covers on The Lost Ways book by Claude Davis and how we can adopt his concept for our self-improvement. Unearth the long-forgotten secret to improve your life In the medieval times, there were no refrigerators, no electricity, no internet and worse of all no computers. But our forefathers were able to …

Emergency Survival Tips – How to Survive in the Wilderness

A hike, romantic stroll or picnic in the wilderness can be a wonderful experience. It is highly relaxing and rejuvenating. There are plenty of places across the globe that offers super exciting options to escape the ennui and pressures of daily life. One of the best choices in this regard is the vast expanses of wilderness and backwoods. However, most people do not understand that the further you tend to venture from civilization, the bigger the odds of getting lost! This relaxing expedition might turn into a turmoil and nightmare in the deep forest. Understand that there are increased risks of getting lost in the woods. There are many stories of people getting lost in the wilderness. Luckily, some of …

Fire Starting Methods – Five Tips For Starting a Survival Fire

There are a lot of different ways to start a fire if you find yourself in a situation where you need one. What I’m talking about here is survival fires. You find yourself in a survival situation and you need a fire to keep yourself warm, dry out your clothes, or cook something tasty to eat. Let me first say this. You know if you are not old enough to do this without adult supervision. So just don’t do it without adult supervision if you aren’t old enough to do it by yourself. You could get yourself into a lot of trouble and either hurt yourself or others or destroy a lot of property. Fire is a great tool if …