It has been a while between posts, but yes, I still keep an eye on things on this web page. I came across an interesting article on the OUTDOOR LIFE web page regarding survival food, and just how much a single person should have to live comfortably for a year. I wanted to share the link here with everybody and encourage that it be looked at. It really helps put some things in perspective when preparing for a RED level event.
Here is the link: SURVIVAL SKILLS, WHAT A YEAR’S WORTH OF FOOD LOOKS LIKE
I’ve talked about three day survival kits, bug out bags, and survival retreats. I’ve also mentioned storing some extra emergency food items as well as water. With all that in mind, it is important to take some time to go back through all the survival gear you have been preparing. This is something I usually do at least twice a year in early spring and mid-autumn, and sometimes more often if I need to switch out something that may have an expiration date and needs to be removed and updated.
I keep on hand in my home a bug out bag for each member of the family, a three day survival kit in each vehicle, a small pack that I carry with me when I go hiking or hunting that also contains some basic survival supplies, and several storage boxes that contain a variety of things such as; emergency food, extra clothes for all seasons, camping gear, extra shoes and boots, tools, etc… Continue reading “Survival Preparedness – Make Sure You’re Ready With Survival Gear Checks”
My Bug Out Bag (BOB) is a basically a three day emergency kit on steroids. I keep my three day emergency kit in my vehicle at all times, but my BOB I keep in the house in a location that is easy to just grab it and go. A good BOB should carry many of the same emergency necessities as your three day emergency kit, with lots of extras for surviving life out on the open terrain.
At the onset of any event you should be ready to flee your home at a moments notice. Some events can be dealt with by Continue reading “Survival Prepping List – Setting Up Your Bug Out Bag”