Latest Survival Articles

Emergency Cooking Methods: Cooking with a Thermos Emergency Cooking Methods: Cooking with a Thermos

Preparedness Tips – How to save fuel and cook meals with a thermos during an emergency where power and fuel may be hard to come by….

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OffGridSurvival’s New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order OffGridSurvival’s New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order

To all the Off Grid Survival fans, My New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order. It’s packed full of essential tactics and step-by-step instructions for surviving real-world 21st century threats.

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The Survival Slingshot Review The Survival Slingshot Review

The Survival Slingshot is a 21st century slingshot that has more in common with modern bows than it does the slingshots of your childhood. While its not going to take the place of a bow or gun, it is a deadly accurate hunting tool that can be great for taking small game in a survival situation.

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Urban Survival

Protecting yourself from Attacks on our Power Grid: Urban Centers will become Death Traps Protecting yourself from Attacks on our Power Grid: Urban Centers will become Death Traps

For years we have been talking about how vulnerable our nation’s power grid is... 

Urban Survival Sanitation – Items you should stockpile: Urban Survival Sanitation – Items you should stockpile:

When planning to survive in an Urban Survival situation, one thing that’s often... 

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Wilderness Survival

Survival Training Survival Training

You’ve got your guns. Your pantry is stocked full of food. You’ve got... 

Staying warm in an emergency – Insulation Staying warm in an emergency – Insulation

In a survival situation knowing how to properly insulate yourself and your cold weather... 

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Preparedness

Urban Prison Camps: Are Urban Cities Survival Deathtraps Urban Prison Camps: Are Urban Cities Survival Deathtraps

Many of this country’s most populated cities are deathtraps, in that during an emergency situation residents will likely become trapped without a way out. Do you have an evacuation plan?

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Physical Fitness: One of your Top Preparedness Considerations Physical Fitness: One of your Top Preparedness Considerations

Article after article has been written on survival gear, evacuation planning, and pretty much any survival topic you can think of, but something I rarely seen mentioned is physical fitness….

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Survival Skills

Emergency Cooking Methods: Cooking with a Thermos Emergency Cooking Methods: Cooking with a Thermos

Preparedness Tips – How to save fuel and cook meals with a thermos during an emergency where power and fuel may be hard to come by….

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Psychology of Survival – How Your Mind Affects Your Ability to Survive. Psychology of Survival – How Your Mind Affects Your Ability to Survive.

Survival, really being prepared to survive; means being able to control your fears, your emotions and your ego. To truly be prepared to survive, you need to cultivate a mindset that goes far beyond just having the skills to survive…

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Emergency Communications

Emergency Communications When TSHTF Emergency Communications When TSHTF

As I learned from working in the areas ravaged by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav,... 

Emergency Communication: Are You Prepared to Make Contact During a Disaster? Emergency Communication: Are You Prepared to Make Contact During a Disaster?

Emergency Communication is probably one of the least talked about aspects of preparedness,... 

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Tactical & Self Defense

Close Quarter Attacks: Gun vs Knife – Why you need to rethink your Defensive Strategies Close Quarter Attacks: Gun vs Knife – Why you need to rethink your Defensive Strategies

I’m a big proponent of the second amendment, but I’m also a realist and understand... 

AMMO FAQ: The Basics of Ammunition AMMO FAQ: The Basics of Ammunition

Rifle, Handgun & Shotgun Ammunition There are basically two types of ammunition,... 

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Survivalism

Physical Fitness: One of your Top Preparedness Considerations Physical Fitness: One of your Top Preparedness Considerations

Article after article has been written on survival gear, evacuation planning, and pretty much any survival topic you can think of, but something I rarely seen mentioned is physical fitness….

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Preparedness Inventory Assessments: When was the last time you checked your preps? Preparedness Inventory Assessments: When was the last time you checked your preps?

So you think you’re prepared? Well let me ask you; when was the last time you took an inventory of your preparedness supplies? When was the last time you assessed of your personal preparedness levels?

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Fishing, Hunting & Trapping

Basic Hunting Skills – Preparing for the Hunt Basic Hunting Skills – Preparing for the Hunt

Preparedness minded people often do very well with hunting, that’s because... 

Hunting Safety: Tips for being a Safe Hunter Hunting Safety: Tips for being a Safe Hunter

When talking about safety in relation to hunting, the first place we obviously have... 

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Bugging Out

Urban Prison Camps: Are Urban Cities Survival Deathtraps Urban Prison Camps: Are Urban Cities Survival Deathtraps

Many of this country’s most populated cities are deathtraps, in that during an... 

Bugging In vs Bugging Out: Have you Planned for Both Options? Bugging In vs Bugging Out: Have you Planned for Both Options?

One of the most commonly asked questions that I receive has to do with the topic... 

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Threat Watch

Protecting yourself from Attacks on our Power Grid: Urban Centers will become Death Traps Protecting yourself from Attacks on our Power Grid: Urban Centers will become Death Traps

Our nation’s power grid is incredibly vulnerable to attack, and because of our total dependency on critical infrastructure an attack would spell disaster for those in large urban centers…

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The Militarization & Federalization of State and Local Police Forces The Militarization & Federalization of State and Local Police Forces

Drones, Armored Vehicles with High Power Weapons, Tanks, and Battlefield Helicopters: What was once used exclusively by our military, is now finding its way into the hands of local police forces throughout America and the Federal government is using your tax dollars to militarize these police forces.

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Survival Gear

OffGridSurvival’s New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order OffGridSurvival’s New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order

To all the Off Grid Survival fans, My New Book, The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide is Available for Pre-Order. It’s packed full of essential tactics and step-by-step instructions for surviving real-world 21st century threats.

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The Survival Slingshot Review The Survival Slingshot Review

The Survival Slingshot is a 21st century slingshot that has more in common with modern bows than it does the slingshots of your childhood. While its not going to take the place of a bow or gun, it is a deadly accurate hunting tool that can be great for taking small game in a survival situation.

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