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A few survival myths we should get rid of

After more than ten years of being in the prepping and bushcrafting “business,” I can honestly say that I’ve heard it all since almost everyone I’ve met so far wanted…

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The three key factors to keep in mind when sleeping in the wilderness

After years of camping and spending as much time as possible in the outdoors, I can say that knowledge to sleep under the stars requires a certain learning curve. It…

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New Year, New Plans – Survivopedia

If there’s anything the last few years should have taught us, it’s that things are never as they seem. The most glaring example of that is that after thinking about…

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How to avoid the dangers of traversing mountainous terrain

For many folks out there, bugging-out means leaving the comfort of their urban homes and heading into the surrounding woods. These journeys can often become dangerous since they will take…

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What I Expect in 2023

We’ve all been hoping that things would get better, ever since COVID surprised us in 2022. A lot of people were looking forward to the end of the pandemic this…

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Building a Personal Survival Library

I don’t know about you; but references are important to me. Even though I write, talk, and experiment about survival full-time, I can’t remember all the finer details of many…

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How to survive the aftermath of urban disasters

In the last decade or so, it seems that a lot of people became aware of the need for a survival plan, and this became an even more demanding reality…

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Keeping Warm When the Heat is Out

With winter upon us, any power outage means we’re without heat. Depending on where you are and just how cold it is, it can take anywhere from hours to days…

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Winter Survival in the Wild

Most of what I see about wilderness survival seems to be written as if all survival situations happen in the summertime, with good weather. There never seems to be any…

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What happens when you lack food, water, and sleep

Some of us are fortunate enough to have made preparations for various disasters, and we can get our families along with our bug-out gear and hit the road before the…