‘Mountain Man’ John

Getting news and information when the SHTF is critical. Things could be going seriously wrong and you may not have an idea in you are not getting any news. There is a good chance the infrastructure will be in trouble and your reality TV shows won’t be streaming on the tube. The cable will be [...]

Purified water is one of the most important survival necessities. That doesn’t just mean water which has been made clear, because water can be clear but still unclean. If you’re looking for a ready-to-use filtration system, check out my pick at Amazon. The things that make water unsafe to drink aren’t so much the things [...]

Trapping is a traditional way to catch game and should be part of your survival strategy. They are all pretty simple to set up but each has their little quirks, advantages, and disadvantages.   You should set up several traps in different locations that you check regularly. Look for locations that show signs of animals, [...]

This project was born from a camping with my better half and a group of friends. These friends are not of our prepper mindset and as such had no way to recharge their phones, batteries or run any kind of device that required power. If you’re interested in a done-for-you option check out my favorite [...]

If you are thinking about participating in a peaceful protest demonstration, take some precautions because anytime you can get into a difficult situation. It is common practice for governments to embed provocateurs among the demonstrators and at some point begin to instigate violence in order to demonize peaceful demonstrators in the media, as well as an excuse to send [...]

If you’re looking for a decent knife that won’t break the bank, The Smith & Wesson SWHRT9B Black HRT might be just what you’re looking for. If you’re in a hurry, check it out here at Amazon. I wanted something that wasn’t folding and would still fit me without being too long or uncomfortable. This [...]

Long gone are the days of just grabbing a cheap, and guaranteed to break within minutes, Styrofoam cooler from a gas station to keep your drinks and food mildly cool on an out of town get away or an afternoon at the park. Coolers are serious business now! Do you want a blender included? Mounted speakers? [...]

Choosing the best soft cooler isn’t a walk in the park, though a great ice cooler can make a walk the park that much better. For real though, it’s serious business, and choosing just the right soft cooler requires taking a lot into consideration. How easy is it to clean? How fast does ice melt [...]

When I do long camping trips, it really kills the mood if someone has run out halfway through and go get more ice. It’s like, I thought we were getting away from it all but, no we’re just popping over to supermarkets, willy nilly. If you don’t have time to hang around right now, check [...]

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