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What To Grab In Case Of Fire: Leave Nothing Behind

A fire may be one of the worst experiences someone might ever face. Being in one is terrible due to the panic and fear of dying, and losing everything that you own may be equally worse. Not for the material loss but the loss of things that are part of your memory. That along with the things that are hard …

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Do Sun Hats Keep You Cool: Here’s The Burning Truth

We often don’t take it serious how important it is to protect our bodies, especially our skins, from the sun. It can cause all sorts of diseases, especially skin cancer. Now, when you spend hours hiking, walking into the woods, or camping protecting your head against the sun is vital. This is exactly what most preppers do or will do …

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Is It Safe To Camp In Your Backyard: The Truth About Camping At Home

As kids, we’ve all wanted to camp in our backyards at some point. The thrill of camping was so big that even though you wouldn’t be in the wild, it’d still create an amazing experience. Now, as adults, camping in your backyard may still be an important experience but for different reasons. You get the chance to simulate some of …

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How Close Are We to SHTF: The Bad News

Nothing lasts forever, not a human life, a culture, or even a star. It’s hard to predict cosmic events like the end of our sun with any accuracy. However, we can certainly make some educated guesses about when our society or even our current world economy might end. I’m not saying you should go underground today, but when I started …

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Can You Run Away and Live in the Woods: Consider the Options

Life isn’t working out, and you’ve decided to run away and make a go of it in the woods. This is not something to be taken lightly. Nor should you disappear without a trace if there are any other options. Choosing an outdoor life can be pleasant and peaceful. Alternately, without access to medical care and other essential services, many …

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Can You Live on Federal Land: The Enlightening Truth

The US government owns about 30% of the land in the US while the rest is privately held. The BLM alone cares for more than 247.3 million acres. That’s about one-eighth of the country’s landmass. Surely they wouldn’t mind if you set up a little spot somewhere out of the way, would they? It seems sensible enough that you should …

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Can I Sleep In My Car At A Campsite: Some Things to Consider

Every camper’s dream is to cut down on camping costs yet still have an excellent experience exploring all that the world has to offer. Wouldn’t it be fun to shove in your sleeping bag in your car, pick up your camping gear, and go? Being able to sleep in your car at a campsite is one of the critical steps …

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Are Camping Stoves Safe to Use Indoors: Issues Explored

A camping stove is a critical necessity when in the wild. For one, it is lighter compared to an open fire grill, it is highly reliable, and less tedious than opening an enormous, open fire. But what if there is an emergency? And you are off-grid. Would it be safe to use your camping stoves indoors? Are camping stoves safe …

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Should A Survival Knife Be Serrated: Cutting Straight To The Answer

A survival knife is the most important tool that you must have in an SHTF situation. The main reason is the versatility of the weapon. You can use it for self-defense, hunting, as a tool, cooking, and eating. For those reasons, you should consider long and hard what kind of survival knife you’re going to choose to have in your …