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Concealing oneself is pretty simple when we have a full set of advanced region-specific camouflage clothing to wear. Modern technology has made it very simple to blend into the environment and virtually disappear from view. What happens when we are thrus...

If you had to choose a rifle or gun caliber for an SHTF situation, what would the caliber be? There is no simple answer to this question. This is because the perfect SHTF gun or rifle does not exist all in a single weapon. To a great extent, the answer...

Over the last decade or more, FEMA has become one more federal agency that everyone loves to hate. I wouldn’t say that it’s hated anywhere near as much as the IRS; but it could very well be in second place. Sadly, the reason for this is the poor track re...

Which wild survival plants can you harvest this spring? You will find edible and medicinal plants, so forage for food when it starts getting warmer and the new growth period commences. There are plenty of edible mushrooms, fresh salad greens, shoots, and...

Surviving is hard work. When your survivability in part depends on your ability to do the manual back-breaking survival tasks, sore muscles are simply not a viable option. Tiger balm has been soothing aches and pains since the 1800s because it works quit...

The question of what sort of emergency electrical power to have for your home is one that’s open for debate. Most preppers go for solar power of some sort, but solar isn’t a perfect choice. While solar is likely to be working after just about any disaste...

World War Two was a total war, and the Allies had to mobilize their whole economies to produce the weapons and supplies needed to fight it. That restricted what was left for the civilian population, and rationing was introduced to make sure everyone got a...

Self-defense in this nation is a narrative that is hidden beneath the pressure of the cultural revolution. I can explain this pretty simply by giving you some simple statistics. According to a study by the National Firearms Sports Foundation, which surve...

In any survival situation, the most important thing is finding food. While you may have a stockpile stored safely somewhere, it might not be accessible. Depending on the circumstances, you may find yourself having to forage for food to survive. Foraging...

Spring has sprung and everyone is crawling out of their burrows to see it. Trees are once again dressing themselves in green, giving hope to the new planting season. As we begin to look around, we see countless things that need to be done and it seems lik...

The ability to live off the land could mean the difference between life and death. For thousands of years, our forebears managed to thrive off the bounty of nature, and there is no reason why you cannot. All you need is a little bit of knowledge and the...

One of the first steps I took in writing an important article like this was to decide which vaccine to look at. There are several vaccines that are already in circulation, but I thought it would be best to focus on one and really milk the data on that par...

There are plenty of survival or SHTF scenarios in which you could lose access to the grid. The gas to your home could be shut off, or the power could The post 5 Ways To Cook When SHTF Without Attracting Attention appeared first on Ask a Prepper.

Chances are you already know that cattails are a survivalist’s godsend. In addition to providing water, food, shelter, and fuel, cattails also have anesthetic properties. Directly applying the gel produces The post First Aid In A Jar appeared first on As...

The practice of smoking meat dates back to prehistoric times, not long after primitive humans discovered fire. Since then, smoking meat has been an invaluable tool for preserving meat long The post How To Build A Drum Smoker appeared first on Ask a Prepp...

The hoarding and shortages of the COVID Pandemic are actually not something new to the American scene. While it has been over a half a century since such things happened, The post Looming Economic Crisis Threatens To Push Millions Of Americans Into Starv...

When you start making plans for SHTF, you’re bound to include some essential medicines. And, in preparation for the headaches to come, aspirin may well be top on your list. The post The 10 Cents Medicine That Every Prepper Needs appeared first on Ask a P...

As preppers, we’re all used to rotating our food supplies. When you come home from the store with five cans of soup they go to the back of the shelf, The post Does Ammo Expire? This Man Fired His 60 Years Old Ammo And This Is What Happened appeared first...

One of the biggest problems that a prepper faces is finding the space to store the food, water, medical gear, and other supplies that help to mitigate one’s risk against The post 7 Things You Should Never Store In The Attic appeared first on Ask a Preppe...

Food security is a top priority when preparing to survive any scenario, whether it be an end-of-time event or a natural disaster. It has been proven repeatedly that during a The post How To Make A Small Hoop House This Spring appeared first on Ask a Prep...