Author: Prepping Survival Skills

Bear Grylls Survival Tips You Should Know

Every experienced prepper will have there list of essential survival tips. Through the years we’ve learnt what’s worked for us here at Prepping Survival Skills.  Here are our top 10 survival tips. Adapt them as you wish. 1. Over Communicate This one is so basic it should be second nature, but so many people leave out this one thing that could save their lives. If you are traveling alone make sure ...

The Chicken Coop Checklist : Infographic

Building your own coop? If you follow the advice below, you’ll never find yourself saying, “wish I’d built it that way the first time.” I like the encouragement to use the deep litter method, and plenty of warnings about predator-proofing. Can you find anything missing from the list?

Want Tiny House Amazon Will Deliver

Amazon will now deliver you an actual house. A shipping container house to be specific. MODS International has now made their shipping container home shockingly easy to order, all it takes is a few clicks and small space sustainable living can be yours. This is a completely finished 320 square foot tiny home. Manufactured by MODS International of Appleton Wisconsin using a new sea container as the...

Survival Can You Eat Dog Food ?

In our current comfy, technology-ridden lives we rarely have a reason to sacrifice our comforts, but what if the world was a much different place?  What if your own city wasn’t a city, but a wasteland?  And what if, in a matter of hours, you went from comfortable and sustained, to simply needing to survive?  Have you ever wondered about the limits of human sustenance, or the bare minimum you need ...

Instructions to Make a Snare Trap

  When it comes to outdoor survival, eating is one of your last concerns.  Humans can go up to 3 weeks without food, but only 3 days without water and just a few hours without shelter in extreme weather conditions! With that said, I like to eat! Having a source of food in outdoor survival situations will make all of the other aspects a lot easier. A lot of people like to imagine that they wil...

Becoming a Beekeeper Things You Must Know

Beekeeping is the new buzz! More and more individuals are becoming beekeepers not just because it’s so fascinating, but because so many health-conscious consumers are flocking to the health benefits of honey! Today’s health-conscious consumer wants to decrease the risk of diabetes, which afflicts 27 million Americans due to all the sugar in our diet. Even if beekeepers aren’t large commercial oper...

Requirements For Keeping Chicken

Looking for a pet that’s relatively easy to keep in your backyard?  If so, look no further than backyard chickens !  Believe it or not, keeping chicken is an easy task and can be done in one’s backyard even if you live in suburbia or inner urban areas. This is due to the fact that chicken can be reared in a small space and the food is readily available from many places. The effort that you need to...

The MLC2 Professional Military Lensatic Sighting Metal Compass

  The MLC2 Professional Military Lensatic Sighting Metal Compass with Inclinometer and Carrying Pouch is compact and very lightweight. This is the last compass you’ll ever need! Updated to include Rugged metal case, Adjustable luminous marching line, Thumb hold and magnifying viewer, Sighting hairline, Floating luminous dial, and Liquid filled for fast readability! It is made of high st...

The Downside of Survival Readiness

It is great to be prepared but gathering a ready cache of food and supplies is just half the battle. You must consider all disaster scenarios and that includes home protection. When things really start to go South people will be willing to do almost anything to get the things they need especially people who did not prepare for a devastating cataclysm. This is the downside of being well-equipped fo...

Food and Survival: How Storage Can Save Your Life

One of the most important things to consider when prepping your home for a large-scale catastrophe is food. You may have already obtained spoil-proof foods that you and your family can subsist on for a year or more but those foods are not going to be worth anything if they are not properly stored. The first reason why food storage is so important in an emergency is the most obvious: you are going ...

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster preparedness begins with shedding the belief that everything will be taken care of for you. It may seem harsh but the right mentality to have when it comes to a crisis situation is every man for himself. You cannot rely on FEMA or governmental agencies to take care of you during a disaster. After all, what if roads are compromised and there is no reasonable way to deliver supplies to peop...

A Step By Step Guide To Mushroom Growing

Mushroom growing is very easy if you know exactly what you’re doing, and it’s not difficult to learn the different steps involved in the process. Now, the basics of preparing growth medium and containers has been covered elsewhere, but the actual basics of how to plant and care for mushrooms will be covered in detail in the course of this article. You will most likely buy mushroom spor...