Potable Aqua PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier for Pure Drinking Water

Potable Aqua PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier for Pure Drinking Water Purification for Hiking and SurvivalThis is one of the most impressive items I’ve added to my Bug Out Bag in a long time!

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LOST and wanting to be found in a hostile environment

What to Do When You Are Lost and want to reconnect with your Group

I learned a very valuable lesson when I was 14 on the 2nd day an African safari with my father.  As my father and guide were stalking a Greater Kudu, the guide turned to me and said, “wait right here”.  I did without question, but as any 14 year old kid would do, my mind started wandering. [Read more…]

The Borrowed World…Excellent Book That Focuses on a Sound Bug In and Bug Out Strategy

The Borrowed World Franklin Horton

The Borrowed World, by Franklin Horton is an eye opening novel that illustrates the trials and tribulations of a avid prepper named Jim, who is stranded with five of his co-workers, hundreds of miles away from his family, home and the majority of his preparations.  In this novel a worst-case scenario of a multi-pronged attack on the energy grid and oil refineries of the United States leaves the whole country in a state of panic where the comforts of life quickly degrade and the necessities become threatened.  While Jim finds himself prepared for the most part, there’s a lot he must adapt to in order to quickly and safely get home to his family, who is also enduring different hardships of their own.
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Bug Out Bag Crucial, Even in Small, Uneventful Towns

Entering Wenatchee sign WA Fire 6-28-2015

On Sunday, June 28th, my wife and I heard news on the radio that a fire had broken out in Wenatchee, WA and our thoughts immediately turned to family living in the area.  After a few phone calls and texts we were on our way to Wenatchee to escort our sister-in-law, niece and nephew to stay with family in Quincy.  [Read more…]

How to Create Your Personal 72-Hour Survival Kit

BOB, Get Out of Dodge Bag, GOOD, or 72 Hour Bag

I started writing this article and creating this blog at the request of several people asking, “what should I do to prepare for _______ (some kind of emergency)?”.  You simply can’t run around your residence in an emergency, effectively organizing everything you will need, and have a high probability of survival.  Whether you are fearful of earthquakes, adverse weather, flu epidemics, etc., you need to prepare ahead of time with your own personalized Bug Out Bag (also known as BOB, Get Out of Dodge Bag, GOOD, or 72 Hour Bag).  [Read more…]