In an emergency situation a compass is an essential tool. Even if you have lived in the area for your entire life, the effects of a disaster can change the appearance of the terrain, sometimes radically. Landmarks can literally disappear. In addition to this, during a natural disaster or man-made problem such as social unrest, you may be forced to find a new route. In either of these scenarios, even if you have a good sense of direction, you will need a compass to get to your destination quickly and safely. Electronics fail. This article explains what you need to know now, while you still have the opportunity to get ready.
There are many opinions as to what gun is best for inclusion in a survival kit, and there is certainly no consensus, even among the experts. But if you are not planning for a specific type of emergency, and self-defense is NOT your primary concern, then a .22 caliber rifle is generally considered to be […]
There is a great deal of debate on this subject, and the reality is that no single weapon is the best choice for all emergency situations. Circumstances and conditions vary, as does the use of firearms for self-defense vs. hunting. There is no universal solution. Yet, an understanding of the options available to you is […]
A headlamp is a good choice for walking at night, and when you want to be doing something else with your hands, other than holding a flashlight. They are also a good light for things around camp, and reading at night. These headlamps don’t take the place of a flashlight for searching in the distance, […]
Large knives which can also be used as a pry bar, are often included in a Go Bag (aka/ GOOD Bag, or Bug-Out Knapsack). However, the downside is the weight of the tool, and the fact that these large blades are illegal in some parts of the country. Notwithstanding, since we often receive questions on […]