Upside Down Fire

This past weekend The American Survivor Family hosted a barbecue for some close friends.  One of the highlights of this was testing out an...

Picking the Best Location for You to Bug Out

When you have to bug out, you need to make sure that you’re heading to the right destination. It’s always best to have a...

You loot, we shoot

When the S hits the fan, you’re going to have to know what to do to protect yourself and those you care about. Whenever...

Stay buttoned up

Have you been preparing for any disaster and checking off your items as you go about storing supplies? Wonderful! But, do you know what the #1...

No ordinary house cat….

Since 1986, mountain lion attacks on humans have gone up fairly drastically. In California, there were only two reported attacks that ended in fatalities,...

How to save a life

Today I write you about one very specific first-aid skill, cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR. CPR as most people know, is an emergency lifesaving procedure that...

Top 10 Herbs To Grow In Your Survival Garden

Herbs have been used for centuries to sooth and to heal.  According to Wikipedia: "Herbs have long been used as the basis of traditional Chinese...

Practice Makes Perfect

Having a bug out plan is one thing but having to put it into action is another. Everything looks different when emotions are heightened...

How To Read a Map Like an Old-Timer

A dangerous norm is emerging. The widespread adoption of navigation systems is dumbifying the American navigator, making them incapable of reading a map, much...

Regional Threats to Be Aware of When Bugging Out

You hope it never happens, but if it does and you have to bug out, you need to be aware of the regional threats...

Guns

Losing your bearings

Are YOU bulletproof?

You loot, we shoot