Alternative Ways to Open the Can

Alternative Ways to Open the Can

As a prepper, stockpiling food should be high on your list of priorities. Canned foods make a part of that up and a can opener would usually be needed. But what happens when the can opener breaks or you forget to add one altogether? How are you going to open the cans to get that precious food supply out? Well actually, you have a few methods that we are going to look at today. Safety…

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How to Create Smoke Signals

How to Create Smoke Signals

When you head out, you never know when things are going to go wrong. Your usual means of communication such as your phone may not be an option so you need to look to your surroundings for a different means of communication. Many sites fail to show signal fires as something to learn but I believe that the more methods of communication that you learn, the better your chances of survival will be. In order…

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Convert Your Mower Into A Survival Generator

How to Convert Your Mower Into A Generator

Spring is in the air and with it comes yard work. For some we have already started planting our gardens, others are tending to their chickens and most have to start cutting the grass. I know you may hear the Home Depot song playing in your mind as you think of mulching and planting and sprucing up after winter’s snooze but I have already been cutting my grass and it is due again for another visit with…

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Finding True North

How to Find True North

Finding yourself lost and in the middle of nowhere is never a good feeling but realising that you forgot your compass is even worse. Thankfully, you still have a few options when it comes to finding true north and getting back to safety. There are actually three “norths”; true north, magnetic north, and grid north. Today we are going to look at how you can find “true north”. Use Your Watch Providing that your watch…

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What to do in a 'Man Overboard' Situation

What to do in a ‘Man Overboard’ Situation

You may not think it, but a man overboard is one of the most common boating emergencies, and there are many reasons as to how it could happen. It could be through lack of experienc and not realising how slippy the deck can get, it could be due to a storm or it could even just be carelessness. Either way, somebody falling overboard can be deadly if they cannot be retrieved quick enough. It is…

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