Sod Houses on the Prairie

Once the grid goes down and you bug out, what then? Even if you have a “permanent” settlement, it’s best to plan for the worst. And when your position is compromised and you’re forced to pack up and ad hoc relocate, what’s your plan for procurement of food, water, and all-important shelter? The latter is where we have an idea […]

Improve your survivability with Misogi

Right now, you’re probably sitting in a chair in a brightly lit, climate-controlled environment as you read this. You’re likely not hungry, exhausted, thirsty, in pain, or in danger. You’re comfortable. Maybe too comfortable? Not by today’s standards. In fact, should we experience any of the above-mentioned discomforts, a large proportion of individuals will feel compelled to document their “plight” […]

Best 5 Recipes for Cooking in the Wild

The skies are turning grey. You hear thunder rumbling in the distance, announcing its arrival in T-30 minutes. Soon enough, inky clouds join the revelry. You hurriedly check if you have the all-important camera with you, ready to capture the helter-skelter that is about to ensue in your non-human companions in the thickly forested slopes of the mountain. After you […]

Last Known Location

There’s nothing left to do But spread the proclamation   For all they know that’s true Is his last known location. His mettle tested through It met all obligation In ten thousand “dare you!” Not one capitulation. He sculped his body hard Thru inner motivation His tight and tough sinew Was quite the fabrication. He scaled the mountains tall With nary […]

How to Track Animals Using Track Traps

Knowing your environment is critical in the wild. After all, one of our very first skills in any situation is awareness of what you are up against. In this article we’ll go over one of the skills which humans have exercised for thousands of years, tracking animals. Now, this can go far beyond simply tracking animals and apply to other […]

How to Prep in a World of Dependence

After being asked many times over the years why I prep, it’s time I highlight my rationale and mentality for implementing prepping into my lifestyle. Prepping is not about being scared for the world to end, but it’s about avoiding being scared. Survival prepping is to protect yourself and those around you that you love. For me, it’s all about […]