Picking the Right Survival Gun for Your Bug Out Bag

There are a few topics that are so controversial and that they should not be discussed at the holiday dinner table. Those topics are politics, religion, and survival guns (including caliber and type of gun) you should carry.  The debate typically ranges from stopping power vs. weight of the extra ammunition, accuracy of the weapon vs. size, and ease of …

How Sayings and Proverbs of the Past Can Help You With a Weather Forecast

Today with the 24-hour news cycle, getting a current weather report is no more challenging than turning on the television. But how often are those forecasts wrong? Or what if there is NO television to turn on, like when you’re on a five-day hiking trip. Then what?  In a survival situation, knowing what the weather will be like tomorrow may …

What Should NEVER Be in your “Bug Out Bag”

Putting together a “bug out bag” is one of the most talked about topics in the survival and self-reliance world. In fact, there has been a host of books written about the topic, not to mention countless articles and blog posts on: What should be included How heavy the bag should be How many days it should be designed for …