A Bug Out Bag …What’s The Point? (Part 2)

June 28, 2011

In my first installment of this series I pointed out that the trusty “keep my keester alive for 72 hour” bug out bag (BOB) that I was maintaining made little sense for the types of disasters that I would realistically face as an urbanite in the United States of America. Thus, I decided to modify […]

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A Bug Out Bag …What’s The Point? (Part 1)

June 14, 2011

The Bug Out Bag, or BOB, is infamous among preparedness enthusiasts. It’s that backpack that sits in the corner of many a survivalist’s bedroom that is ready to grab with only a moment’s notice and is chock full of gear to keep said survivalist alive for a minimum of 72 hours. Well, I’m here to […]

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Lessons Learned From A 15 Mile Hike Home From Work

April 12, 2011

Last night (September 5th, 2010), as I sat at my desk sticking the business end of a safety pin into the side of a nickel-sized blister on my foot, I thought to myself “How could I have made this hike better?”  Actually, the first thing I thought was “Why the hell did I talk my […]

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You Don’t Need to be Crocodile Dundee to Survive in the Jungle

April 9, 2011

The jungle can be a dangerous place mate. Its lush and spectacular diversity offer both challenges and unique opportunities for survivability. Over half the world’s species of plants and animals are competing for survival in the jungle, and thanks to Hollywood, this fact may give you a false impression that your greatest dangers are jaguar […]

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