Friday, May 27, 2011

Effective ways to Carry Water Outdoors

These are good container choices!
Survival Gear Reviews: Effective ways to Carry Water Outdoors: "Being able to carry sufficient water is a survival must. Dehydration can cause you to collapse in the heat or in the cold, and it can kill..."

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Include Intangibles in Your Survival Kit

Intangibles can help you survive!
Some of the most valuable survival tools don’t cost anything, you can’t buy one and you absolutely can’t get along without them.
To quote me in a previous story:
Include a small laminated photograph of  family and/or note in gear: I opened my duffel bag at elk camp in the middle of nowhere, Idaho, several years ago to find little notes from my 10-year old daughter stuck in pockets, rolled-up socks, and in my book. I put all those notes in my survival gear before heading out into the backcountry. 
To read the rest of the story, click here.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Tornado Coming? Plan, Prepare and Survive!

Obviously, tornado season is here!
If you live in area where these storms occur, a realistic preparedness question should be: What do I do to get ready for a tornado?
Here’s a place to start, preferably on a bright, sunny day with no storm clouds, when you have time to think logically: Realize that you could be in danger! If you live in tornado areas, it isn’t a matter of if the big winds will hit, but when!
Click here for some preparedness suggestions, and what items you need in your tornado survival kit!