Forming a Survival Alliance

Forming a Survival Alliance

Human beings are messes of information, socialization, and circumstance. We all have issues, abilities, dreams, desires, downfalls, and emotions to deal with. From the psychopath to the sycophant, and the person with the moral compass to the rebel just because, our differences run the gamut… and it’s anyone’s guess who’ll be left after the apocalypseContinue Reading

The Gerber River Shorty

The Gerber River Shorty

There was a time when some men would be nicknamed Shorty. These men, low to the ground and full of muscle, were workhorses that were built for manual labor. And that’s exactly what the Gerber Gear River Shorty is, a low-profile workhorse built to get the job done right. Specifications: Length (overall) – 6.75 inchesContinue Reading

Read A River Like A Pro

Read A River Like A Pro

The Amazon, the Congo, the Orinoco, and the Yangtze rivers. These are among the top 10 most powerful rivers in the world, taking countless lives over the years, and changing the face of the planet with each passing day. But it isn’t the size of the river that counts, it’s how it flows and whatContinue Reading

Are You Ready For The Zombie Apocalypse?

Are You Ready For The Zombie Apocalypse?

Photo from Jonathan Kriz, via Creative Commons A superhuman who attacks a bystander or a family member through biting, chewing and swallowing a flesh is no longer confined to good graphic novels nor episodes of The Walking Dead. Well-devised plans of escape in the middle of a storm like Katrina or Sandy are now beingContinue Reading

Thrive Freeze Dried Foods Review

Thrive Freeze Dried Foods Review

In general, the idea of freeze dried goods for backpacking, camping, and survival puts a sour taste in my mouth. Walk into an outdoor store and you’ll find aisles filled with over-priced and under-flavored foods. Sure, in a pinch or over a long weekend in the woods, some of these options do just fine atContinue Reading

Statewide Drought Reaches Emergency Proportions

Statewide Drought Reaches Emergency Proportions

The Utah Agriculture Department has declared a statewide disaster after adding the last two counties and their surrounding areas to the list of ongoing drought affected areas. The decision to add will allow farmers throughout the state to apply for low-interest emergency loans to help cope with a serious loss to agriculture for the year…Continue Reading

12+ Survival Uses for Pantyhose/Stockings

12+ Survival Uses for Pantyhose/Stockings

Aside from the obvious use as cordage, pantyhose have a surprising number of benefits for a knowledgeable Survivor that happens to have a pair on hand. From basic medical applications to water treatment to gathering food to an extra layer against the cold, a pair of pantyhose can go a long way to keeping youContinue Reading

Knowing Your Location and Not Getting Lost

Knowing Your Location and Not Getting Lost

Lacking a working knowledge of your surroundings, urban or outback, and how to find your way around them, can quickly become a death sentence. Getting lost, cornered, or not knowing where to scavenge supplies from, can be a serious and very real threat during most types of emergencies, disasters, and survival situations. Whether you’re inContinue Reading

Series 3 Survival and Anti-Zombie Patches!

Series 3 Survival and Anti-Zombie Patches!

We’ve got 56 hours, counting down, to raise $301 for these patches to get made. I’ve seen some generous pre-orders so far, and I’m just looking for a few more to help me cross that make it or break it threshold. Each pre-order of $20 or more guarantees that you’ll be one of the firstContinue Reading

LuminAID Solar Light: The Light Giver

LuminAID Solar Light: The Light Giver

Survivors everywhere are being shuttled out of the dark and into the light of a world ripe with opportunities to make it out alive… and their using the LuminAID Solar Light to do it. Lightweight, versatile, durable, sustainable, and extremely effective, the LuminAID Solar Light was designed with one simple goal in mind: to helpContinue Reading