Natural Disaster Survival Kit: 3 Key Questions You Must Ask

In college I lived in Tornado Alley. Now I live in the mid-Atlantic area where hurricanes come every summer. Once we had a hurricane and an earthquake in 2 weeks’ time.  But it got me to thinking about kits built for natural disasters. So, I want to give you three pointers. These are helpful with…

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Fanny Pack Survival Kits: Four Tips For Choosing The Best

When it comes to survival kits, you’d think that more is better, right? But that’s not always the case. Let me explain. Lets take the Bug Out Bag for instance.  It’s big enough to carry tools,  shelter, food and fire making gear.  But can you carry the entire thing everywhere?  Can you carry it into…

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Alternative Survival Shelters: Here Are 6 That Fit In Your Kit

In emergencies, shelter is critical. To prepare, you can fit any number of ultra lightweight survival tents in your kit. But consider this. There may not be time to grab shelter. As a result, your survival kit might be the very clothes on your back. After reading this article, you’ll know about 6 shelter alternatives…

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The Best Survival Kit Fire Starting Tool

Have you ever tried to start a fire under water? A few weeks ago I was trying to get a fire started in the rain. I had my two “go to” fire starters, the BlastMatch and a WetFire block. And the driving, drenching rain overcame these two very capable tools. Rain was the issue. The…

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Magnesium Firesteel Minitoggles: The New Way To Start A Fire

Have you ever tried to start a fire with your jacket? And I’m not talking about lighting your jacket on fire. I mean, have you ever used your jacket as a fire starting tool? There’s a way to do it and its pretty quick. The thing I’m going to share with you is the concept…

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Tyvek Tents: 3 Ways To Improve Your Tyvek Tent

Have you ever thought about a Tyvek tent?  Does anyone use Tyvek home sheeting for tent material? Yeah! If you are wondering how to make a DIY Tyvek tent or Tyvek emergency shelters, then there are a few things you’ll want to know first. But before I share, imagine bugging out in the middle of…

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Tyvek Tent: 4 Reasons Why House Wrap Belongs In Your Survival Kit

Imagine bugging out in the middle of a natural disaster. And imagine a perfectly waterproof shelter on your back that weighs almost nothing. That’s what a Tyvek tent would feel like. Sure there are plenty of alternatives to a home depot tent like plastic, Mylar space blankets, canvas and Gore-Tex. But these are either very…

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Survival Radio: 5 Critical Concerns And Why HAM Radio Is The Only Answer

Want to stay in touch with your loved ones in the middle of a hurricane? Well, if you are thinking about using your trusty cell phone or FRS or GMRS survival radios, then think again. I want to show you 5 critical issues you need to address.  But even if you don’t, the truth is,…

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Survival Shelter: 5 Instant Solutions That Don’t Involve Tents, Tarps, Trees or Creepy Crawlies

Let me share a story with you. A member of my family was in New Orleans when Katrina hit. After a while, it came down to minutes to decide to leave or not. And when it was time to leave, the car could only hold so many people and their belongings. They got out of…

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Medical Disaster Kit: The 5 Critical Disaster Survival Supplies To Stock In Your Kit

There’s a quote that says….”Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing”. It’s really true if you think about it. And…

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