12. Physical Fitness 101: Learn to run like hell

“Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.” -Tim Noakes Physical fitness and prioritizing one's cardio health should be of the utmost importance to anyone who takes survival preparedness seriously. A multitude of unexpected crisis situations … Continue reading 12. Physical Fitness 101: Learn to run like hell

11. Winter Survival Pt 2: Essential gear to outlast deadly conditions

This article covers realistic situations which you may encounter during SHTF, as well as details top winter survival gear you will need to have for traveling on foot. Modern technology and snow crews have made winter mountain travel safe and possible. Crews at local, state, and federal levels work around the clock to clear snow … Continue reading 11. Winter Survival Pt 2: Essential gear to outlast deadly conditions

10. Winter Survival: A layering guide for traversing frozen tundra

One of the most crucial aspects of being prepared to survive an outdoor winter SHTF scenario is being properly outfitted for extreme temperatures. As an experienced mountaineer who's climbed above 13,000 ft in 80 mph winds, I can assure you that reevaluating your bug out clothing could potentially mean life or death. Modern roads and … Continue reading 10. Winter Survival: A layering guide for traversing frozen tundra

9. Prepper State of Mind: Think like a stoic to understand 2020

"To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering" -Nietzsche Understanding ancient stoicism will help you survive future events. The world saw countless unexpected tragedies turn atrocious in 2020, while the approaching new year is starting to feel like a high-budget cliff hanger. When the world gets ugly, or … Continue reading 9. Prepper State of Mind: Think like a stoic to understand 2020

8. Emergency Prepared: A SHTF vehicle checklist

As the chaotic atrocities of 2020 have seemingly paused to let society handle the growing pandemic, preppers and everyday US citizens alike are anxiously considering what 2021 will hold in store for us. Though the fires and riots have drastically lost steam, the presidential inauguration on January 20th is quickly approaching. Though most of us … Continue reading 8. Emergency Prepared: A SHTF vehicle checklist

7. Emergency Food Storage: How to make five essentials last 30+ years

The most fundamental reassurance that any of us can hold is knowing we have the ability to feed ourselves and our families over the long-term. Most of us currently have the luxury of shopping for groceries on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, and can re-supply our needed items at local grocery stores like Walmart and Kroger, if … Continue reading 7. Emergency Food Storage: How to make five essentials last 30+ years

6. Its Time to Leave: How Evacuation Orders Will Stop Your Bug-In Plans

Staying prepared for worst case scenarios is a crucial part in not being devoured by 2020, and if we've learned anything over the last 10 months, hopefully it's been that circumstances can rapidly change from good to bad, or from bad to worse. Fast. In previous years we had the luxury to purchase and use … Continue reading 6. Its Time to Leave: How Evacuation Orders Will Stop Your Bug-In Plans

5. Signs of a House Divided: Patience and Preparedness

Signs of Misfortune The looming threat of civil unrest, societal collapse, and sustained chaos has loomed in the minds of preppers and the majority of Americans at large this year. Unmistakably clear signs have shown us that anarchy has the potential to step off movie sets and make its way into the streets of our … Continue reading 5. Signs of a House Divided: Patience and Preparedness

4. Escape and Evade: Two week bug out bag layout for safely exiting urban areas

As preppers, one of the most forefront priorities in our minds is maintaining a diverse bug-out-bag, which can aid us in a plethora of unexpected crisis situations. We stringently consider each item to pack, and calculate the likelihood of encountering any given set of circumstances. The tools on our back could mean life or death. … Continue reading 4. Escape and Evade: Two week bug out bag layout for safely exiting urban areas

2. Best Defenses for Mountain Lions: Night Hiking in Colorado

Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Have you ever been hiking through the wilderness at night and gotten the feeling that you were being watched? If so and you live in Colorado, there’s a good chance it was a mountain lion. I've spent a good part of 20 years hiking, running, … Continue reading 2. Best Defenses for Mountain Lions: Night Hiking in Colorado