Lace Up! How to Lace Your Hiking Boots

How to lace up hiking boots

Why Boot Lacing is Important About five years ago, I was hiking up a mountain in southeastern Alaska with a companion of mine. He had found a hidden meadow and we were going to visit it, rain or shine. It rained… The temperature was fifty degrees Fahrenheit and the rain, though light, soaked us through […]

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Best Hiking Boots for Survivalists 2017

The Best Hiking Boots

The Importance of Choosing the Best Hiking Boots Living at the doorstep of the Adirondack Mountains, if I’m not answering my phone you can figure I’m out on a trail or portage, or taking a group from downstate on a day hike to one of the waterfalls. There’s nothing that can compare to breathing in the […]

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Keep Your Bug Out Bag Organized

Keep Your Bug Out Bag Organized

I recently upgraded by Bug Out Bag to an ILBE military surplus bag. The good news is that it holds everything I need. The bad new is I now need to have a system to keep it neat and ready. It’s very important to keep your Bug Out Bag organized! My new ILBE rucksack is […]

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New Folding Saw for My Bug Out Bag: The Sven Saw 21″

Sven Saw 21 Inch Review

I’ve been making due with a shoddy folding camping saw for years now. It was so bad that most times I’d break out my Camp Axe or just baton wood with my Becker BK2 survival knife. Needless to say cutting wood for firewood or shelter was pretty painful, in a controlled situation, it’d be pure […]

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ALICE Pack Review: My New Bug Out Bag?

ALICE Pack Review

One day I was over at the local military surplus store and saw a large ALICE pack with external frame. I was intrigued by the idea of a Bug Out Bag Alice Pack setup. I figured that the price was right and I was in the market for a larger bug-out-bag, so I scooped it […]

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Necessary Items For Living Off the Grid

Necessary Items for Living Off-Grid

In an overly dramatic turn of events, The United States Government was able to pass a budget for the next fiscal year… at the very last minute. Typically, Government shutdowns do not last more than a few days.  My question is, what would happen if the Government shutdown for many months? Considering the fragility of […]

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Small Game Hunting Tips

Small Game Hunting Tips

All hunters have an inborn longing to hunt, but lack knowledge. This knowledge can be taught at any age, and I hope you can and will teach your children early. There is so much to learn, you need to experience the real activity to gain knowledge of the sport.  They say experience is the best […]

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Benefits of Solar Power

Benefits of Solar Power

In the event of economic collapse or some other societal catastrophe becoming a reality, it’s important to make sure that you have a back-up plan for energy. Diesel generators are noisy and require a constant input of fuel, and most renewable energy options are of minimal use in a majority of areas. Solar energy, in […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Building an Off Grid Home

Beginner's Guide to Building an Off-Grid Home

Start Living an Off-Grid and Free Life When a lot of people think that living off-grid is only for survival nuts and hippies that don’t enjoy any luxuries in life, that is far from reality. As population grows and food is being manipulated for mass production and water is running low in high heat areas, off-grid […]

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