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Ultimate Campgrounds Across The U.S. : State By State List Of America’s “Must See” Campgrounds

Looking for wonderful campgrounds this summer? Check out these hidden gems. We’ve put together a list of the top campgrounds in each state across the US.  Camping is always an option (even in New Jersey!) I’ve lived in Texas my whole life and can’t believe I’ve missed out on a few of these. Campgrounds are abundant in this country, so if there’s one thing you’ll have a problem with, it’s choosing which one to visit first! We’ve included just about everything, from mountains to beaches, wilderness, and lakes. […]

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Pepper Spray 101: How To Add A Little Spice To Your EDC

Pepper spray is the best non-lethal self-defense tool you can carry. I prefer to never, ever, go anywhere without my gun, but sometimes those illogical “gun-free zones” simply cannot be avoided. For your pepper spray 101, read on to know more about this handy self-defense weapon. Pepper Spray for Personal Protection and Survival In This Article: What Is Pepper Spray? Types of Pepper Spray Pepper Spray Basics How To Use Pepper Spray   What Is Pepper Spray? What Is Pepper Spray? Photo by Total Survival Practice aiming […]

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How To Build A Shelter Using Natural Resources

My first piece of advice on how to build a shelter from natural materials is to look around for something man-made. In my last article, we talked about the use of a vehicle or vessel to keep us safe. But there are times when Mother Nature provides a hollow cave or natural covering. This time around, I’m going to share some of the experiences I’ve had when Lady Luck is smiling down on someone else. There are times when we wish to build primitive shelters from scratch primarily […]

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23 Best Survival Knife Brands You Can Trust

A survivalist simply won’t go anywhere without his trusty survival knife. A wilderness survival knife is an important tool for hunting, cutting, slicing, making other tools, building shelter, and so much more. It can also be used to defend yourself from animal or human attack. We have put together a list of the best survival knife brands that you can depend on. It’s worth noting that survival knives have to be tough enough for heavy outdoor duties, so a fixed blade will guarantee that they won’t break […]

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10 Remarkable Facts About Mountain Lions

The mountain lion is said to be one of the largest wild cats in North America–just one of the many facts about mountain lions. Did you know that this big cat is known by many names? Cougar, panther, catamount, or puma are just some of the few. This solitary animal can be found in many habitats, from the Canadian forests to Florida’s swamps. So if you think you knew everything there was to know about mountain lion facts, think again. Continue reading to know more amazing facts about […]

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DIY Super Shelter: Live Like a King in the Outdoors

A super shelter is like your little home out in the wilderness; one that you build by yourself with the most basic amenities but should strong enough to protect you from the harsh weather. It takes a lot of work to build, but it’s much sturdier and more comfortable than the tent you’re used to. Check out this tutorial to learn how to make your own! If you don’t have a bug out location like the most of us or are simply trapped in the woods, then […]

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Bugging In | What You Need To Do

When you first enter the survival community, you hear a great deal about bugging out, but for most people in most survival scenarios bugging in makes more sense. Bugging in is the process of fortifying your home and having all the needed resources on hand to survive long term. With most SHTF situations, staying home makes much more sense than packing up and heading into the unknown. You must be prepared for this to work. Bugging In | Fortifying Your Home Before SHTF   Have a Plan […]

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Amazing Amazon Deals for Your Survival Kit Under $20

The last thing you want to experience while you’re out in the wild is the feeling of helplessness. When you find yourself in a survival situation, you need all the help you can get in the most immediate way possible. That’s why having a complete survival kit within your reach is very important. The items on your kit don’t have to be pricey to be functional. Below are some of the best Amazon deals for survival gear under $20! Amazon Deals: Save and Survive   1. A2S […]

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