The Apocabox is a great way to teach the younger generation some much-needed self-reliance
Clothing, tools, equipment and everything else you need for survival
This bamboo knife without tools is sharp enough to dress a small animal
The Boker Magnum Lil Friend Micro neck knife is a high quality, supremely practical little cutter at a reasonable price, although you shouldn’t depend on it for self-defense.
Hilleberg’s Inner Mesh Tent provides a great modular option for camping in hot weather
A look at the full range of sizes in the ESEE fixed blade knives; the ESEE Izula 2, ESEE 3, ESEE 4, ESEE 5, and ESEE 6
A look at suggested contents for your truck toolbox
The Benchmade AFO 2 Automatic, though designed as a tactical knife, is an excellent choice for an EDC utility knife
Here’s an inflatable, waterproof, compact, solar powered lantern for your backpack or bugout bag
Tips to get your vehicle ready for cold weather emergencies
Here’s a look at some clothing prototypes made from 100% wool US Army blankets
An auxiliary fuel tank can more than triple the range of your vehicle, and TheFuelbox.com has an excellent product line
The ESEE 5 is feature-packed and extremely tough; it’s one of the best survival knives available anywhere
After 8 months of hard use, the ESEE 3 has proven to be the best all-around “non-survival” knife in my kit.
An emergency radio should be light, rugged, and have multiple power sources.
You can make a knife out of bamboo sharp enough to cut up a small animal.
Learn the basics of making bamboo tools with an easy first project — making chopsticks.
Urban dwellers face a greater likelihood of evacuation in the event of an emergency, and their bugout bag must be tailored to those special needs.
The Athabasca 24 is the ideal Everyday Carry pack for the urban prepper who wants a non-tactical look.
I’m giving away a Boreal Shirt, a Sport Berkey bottle, an S3 protective case, a Klymit camping pad, a Granite Gear compression sack, and a Loksak waterproof zipper bag.
A detailed look at one of the best tents on Earth.
Learn why hunters, preppers, and other outdoorsmen increasingly use one of the most ancient fabrics of all.
Learn the difference between a Get Home Bag and a Bugout Bag, and tailor them to an urban environment.
Light, stretchy tactical pants like the 511 Stryke pants are not as comfortable as a kilt, but pretty close.
How blade geometry affects the sharpness of your knife. Tips on knife maintenance.
These containers are a good way to store your emergency food, water, and other supplies in hostile environments. Part 2 of a series.
Dry compression sacks save space and keep your clothes dry even when submerged.
Don’t know what to buy for your prepper friend? Check out this Top Ten Christmas Gift List for Preppers
Bug-out bag packing list; review of the Eberlestock G4 Operator pack; and where you should keep your bug-out bag
In the first part of this series we learn what you should have in your survival cache.
Learn the top ten items you need in case of political or natural disaster. Don’t depend on FEMA, or you’ll end up like the hurricane Sandy victims.
Jack shows you another great piece of survival gear.
Help the SnoMan compile a set of household tools that’s useful in emergencies but compact enough to keep in your vehicle or bugout location
Jake compares the Ruger Mk II and the Browning Buckmark
Jake shows you his new survival knife.
The Remora is a great every-day-carry for someone looking for a more manageable-sized bag.
Here’s another lanyard design, and I’ll also show you my collection.
Knowing how to tie lanyards from paracord is a great survival skill. In this video, Jake will show you a simple weave for tying lanyards.
A sturdy and useful camp stove to keep in your car or at your bugout location.
How to tie a shemagh is a useful survival skill for hot and cold weather survival situations.
The Kelly Kettle uses a chimney design so you only need a small amount of fuel to sterilize water and cook a meal — at the same time