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A cabin or retreat in the mountains

How to Find Your Survival Retreat

Having a retreat is one of the ultimate prepper dreams, but you don't have to buy one, you just need to identify a place that will welcome you.
Traffic heading out of a city

Signs it may be Time to Bugout

We all know that its important to be amoung the first to bug out or escape, but how do you make that decision? We look at some signs its time to bug out.
Pete's Bugout Bg

Evaluating my Old Bugout Bag

I sorted through my bugout bag from 2018. Let's take a look at some of the things it held and what it was missing.
A cabin or retreat in the mountains

Make Rules for Smooth Functioning of Your Prepper Retreat

Who's in charge at your retreat? What will yo do if some people there are lazy? Maybe you should have a set or rules and expectations for prepper guests.
storage foods in buckets

Are you Prepared for People to Bug Out to your Place?

Do you expect others to show up at your place when the SHTF, either invited or uninvited? If so, do your preps include them?
A Prepping Primer

A Prepping Primer: Five Basic Steps for New Preppers – Part...

Too many beginning preppers don't know where to start or focus on the wrong items. Learn from my experience and avoid stupid prepping mistakes.
Hurricane Ida as seen on Saturday, August 20, 2021.

As Hurricane Ida Heads Toward New Orleans, Bugging Out Makes Sense

Hurricane Ida strengthened thanks to warm Gulf water and is expected to make landfall on Sunday night. Damage may be felt across multiple states.
A farm in a valley

Hey Preppers, Why are you Still Living in the City?

While there are plenty of urban preppers, it is the hardest place to prep with the lowest expected survival outcome. in a long-term SHTF disaster.
The Capital. Image by JamesDeMers from Pixabay.

The Best Way Preppers Should Spend their Stimulus Check

As Congress creeps closer to yet another stimulus bill, Preppers may be in for a windfall. Here are our suggestions on how to spend it.
Windmills generating electricity. Photo by Irina Iriser on Unsplash.

Lessons Preppers Can Learn from the Texas Big Freeze

Every disaster should be analyzed to determine what we as preppers can do to survive. Here are some initial thoughts regarding the Texas power outages.