Don’t Just “Fall Back” This Month! Get Prepped for the Winter!

Every fall, Americans across the country gain an extra hour each day when they “fall back” and reset their clocks one hour later with the end of Daylight Savings Time. Our family enjoyed that extra hour of sleep, especially since the temperatures outside have turned chilly and those warm, cozy blankets had us wrapped in […]

Finding the Right Storage Space for Preps

This problem is uniquely Prepper. We tend to store all kinds of stuff, including food, water, equipment, bartering items, guns, ammo, and much more. Where do you keep it all? Do you have one big space for everything, or divide it up? Should your storage space be locked or hidden or both? Let’s dive into […]

Gun vs. Bow – Which One Do You Need for Survival

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Robert Gate of Archerytopic.com  to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top […]

Why and how to wargame your emergency/disaster plans

I spent a lot of years in the military and have worked with many different agencies and countries in that time. One thing I found universally true is the more effective and higher-level a groups (Delta, Special Forces, Navy SEALS, S.A.S, etc, the more they wargame their scenarios and specific missions. These practice run-throughs (drills, […]

Prepping Supplies You Can’t Skimp On…And Some You Can

When it comes to prepping supplies that will “save your life” there is literally no end to what we can buy. While we all know that skills will be more valuable than gear in a disaster situation, there are some supplies that we shouldn’t skimp on. When it comes to buying supplies that help you […]

These are the Diseases that Could be Unleashed in a Bio-Weapon from North Korea

Jeremiah Johnson Comments (2) There have been several articles circulating over the past several weeks pertaining to the Biological Weapons capability of North Korea, as well as delivery systems for those weapons.  I’m going to provide the title and the source for one of these articles for your perusal, and then we’re going to cover […]

Disaster Preparedness: Surviving a Man-Made Disaster

According to Eastern Kentucky University, disasters are unfortunate events that almost always end with individuals losing their lives. Perhaps the biggest difference between a natural disaster and a man-made is the human intent to cause environmental damage. A man-made disaster can generally be divided into different categories like terrorism, transportation hazards, environmental accidents, and technological […]

How to Make and Use a Long Lever Bow Drill Set

by Todd Walker The Bushcraft Journal, a free online magazine, has a wealth of articles dealing with outdoor self-reliance. This post is based on a recent article by Gary Johnston of Jack Raven Bushcraft. As Gary mentions in his article, many people would like to learn to make fire by friction with a bow and drill […]