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Survival Skill Development - A Prepper’s Guide to Making Any Alcohol, Anywhere.

Alcohol has use beyond getting sloshed in the woods, although that might be just the thing you need after a global meltdown. Alcohol can also be used as a sterilizer, as a topical numbing agent, a trade item, and more. Being able to make your own alcohol is a valuable asset. As you develop your other skills, such as plant identification, foraging, and homesteading, you can apply these skills to distilling and brewing alcohol. As long as you have the skills and materials, you will be able to make a variety of alcohols in a post-collapse world using produce from your regional area as the primary ingredients. 

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Prepare for Grid-Down––Bug-Out Items Preppers Forget.

Prepare for Grid-Down––Bug-Out Items Preppers Forget.

While we often reach for the paracord, the knife, and our storeroom of foods, there are several items that will play a critical role in your health, happiness, and hygiene after a collapse. We have taken a certain standard of living for granted, but many of these things won’t be accessible in a grid-down or collapse. In this blog, we dish on the items you might not have thought to prep. 
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Prepper Skill Development: How to Bug-Out Discreetly.

Prepper Skill Development: How to Bug-Out Discreetly.

Surviving in a post-apocalyptic scenario is about more than being prepared; you may want to keep your location discreet to keep yourself safe. If you are hiding from potential threats, keeping your site minimal and your footprint small can help you avoid detection. This blog will look at how you can be discreet and what skills you can develop to keep yourself out of sight. 
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25 powdered foods to stockpile now!

25 powdered foods to stockpile now!

Powdered food is the most efficient way to store food as they pack the most nutrients and calories into the most compact volume. In addition, when stored properly, powdered foods can last for a very long time. This checklist will go over 25 powdered foods you should be stockpiling and why.
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How to preserve your own food for emergency stockpiling

How to preserve your own food for emergency stockpiling

Dehydrating food is the process of removing moisture, whether through sublimation––where moisture turns to gas without a liquid stage, or through evaporation––the slower and more traditional method of desiccating foods. No matter which way you choose, dehydrated food is a safe and easy way to preserve large volumes of food in smaller spaces without refrigeration––all while retaining taste and nutritional value.
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backpack used as a bug out bag hung from a tree

Essential Gear Checklist for your 3-Season Bug-Out Bag

Our bug-out bag checklist can help you build your survival pack. While your climate and needs may vary depending on where you are, this comprehensive checklist will be an invaluable tool. We’ve broken this list down by category: Shelter, Safety, Utility, and Sustenance & Hygiene. 
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bugging out with the markhor 45 backpack

How to Pack your Bug-Out Bag: A Three-Season Strategy

If you live in a climate that experiences dramatic shifts between the seasons, then your summer survival bag will look different than your winter one. In colder seasons, the snow allows you to carry more gear by utilizing a sled, where the summer limits you to what you are able to carry on your back. Knowing how and what to pack in your bug-out bag is a critical skill. In this blog, we will tell you the best survival essentials, how to pack them, and our expert tips for choosing the right gear to help you survive anything.
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