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Top 10 Foods To Store For A Food Crisis

Top 10 Foods To Store For A Food Crisis

A food crisis is something many people today never prepare for. And why should they? We are living in modern-day America! The United States is a global power when it comes to food production. We lead the world in producing the 10 major crops that include food staples such as corn, rice, wheat, barley and oats. Food has always been plenty in the U.S., so a food shortage is never going to happen; besides, we … Read entire article »

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Special Response Team Training

Special Response Team Training

Have you ever had the chance to see a police department’s Special Response Team in action? These are the guys dressed in tactical gear and are sporting the firepower to back up their actions. I have seen them up close and they can be intimidating, not good if you are a criminal. So what does a Special Response team do? They are a very specialized and a very important part of the police department. They are … Read entire article »

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Firecraft – Everything You Need to Build a Fire in a Survival Situation

Firecraft – Everything You Need to Build a Fire in a Survival Situation

In many survival situations, the ability to start a fire can make the difference between living and dying. Fire can fulfill many needs. It can provide warmth and comfort. It not only cooks and preserves food, it also provides warmth in the form of heated food that saves calories our body normally uses to produce body heat. You can use fire to purify water, sterilize bandages, signal for rescue, and provide protection from animals. It … Read entire article »

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How Much Food Do I Need to Survive?

How Much Food Do I Need to Survive?

How Much Food Do I Need to Survive? Putting together an emergency food supply can be crucial to a person’s survival, should the unexpected happen. Power outages, unemployment, evacuations, or even natural disasters are just a few of the things that could cause food storage to be the difference between life and death. But how much do you need? Most government sources recommend storing enough food for at least 72 hours, but with each person varying … Read entire article »

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US students survive 9 days in New Zealand bush

US students survive 9 days in New Zealand bush

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two U.S. students stranded in the New Zealand wilderness by a snowstorm hiked back out to safety after they survived nine days by rationing their small supply of trail mix and warming themselves in hot springs. Alec Brown and Erica Klintworth, both 21, returned to the city of Christchurch on Monday after meeting up with members of a search team — famished but otherwise in good shape, police said. The two students, on a … Read entire article »

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Mistakes That Lower Your Chance of Survival in the Wilderness

Mistakes That Lower Your Chance of Survival in the Wilderness

There are some common mistakes that are made by people when it comes to wilderness survival. If you want to improve your chance of surviving in a wilderness survival situation then you better make sure you aren’t making these mistakes. Poor or no wilderness knowledge: This is the one that gets most people. You set off on a quick weekend backpacking trip along a well traveled trail but you don’t have any survival skills. You figure … Read entire article »

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The Backyard Garden is Growing Good

The Backyard Garden is Growing Good

It has been a while since we have updated on the backyard garden. In fact the last time we updated there really wasn’t anything in the garden. Since our last post we had broccoli that went through a growth spurt in the raised bed but we had to pull it out because it became infested with bugs. We also pulled some cabbage plants and a Japanese eggplant that were pretty bad as well. To replace the … Read entire article »

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The Start of a Backyard Garden

The Start of a Backyard Garden

In an effort to become even more self reliant we have decided to start our own little backyard garden. This is a first for us so I’m sure there will be some mistakes along the way mixed in with a lot of learning. When we had the idea to start our own garden we decided we would build a raised garden box. We were going into this with a small budget and were just looking for … Read entire article »

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Magnum Sidewinder HPi Boot Review

Magnum Sidewinder HPi Boot Review

My first thought when I put on the Magnum Sidewinder HPi boot was that they were definitely designed for some rough and rugged terrain. The next thought that ran through my head was that these boots were built for protection and built to last. If you have experience with these kinds of boots you can tell the difference from other brands right away. The Magnum Sidewinder HPI Bootmight seem just a little stiff when you first … Read entire article »

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Think You are Tactical? Well are You in Shape?

Think You are Tactical? Well are You in Shape?

Okay so you have went out and loaded up on all the latest tactical gear. You have your brand new M4 with a tactical scope, tactical lights, and whatever else you thought your new rifle needed to have on it. You are all decked out in your tactical pants, boots, and vest. You go out to the range every once in a while and you practice different shooting positions, rapid reloading, and maybe even some … Read entire article »

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