As a Navy SEAL I learned that there is no such thing as good enough and as SEAL Sniper I learned close enough is enough to get someone killed. Everything we did in training and on missions was done with the goal of perfection – anything less and we went[…] Continue Reading
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When placed in a survival situation the normal protocol is to stay put. This aids SAR (search and rescue) teams in finding you by conducting grid searches in relation to your last known location. Does this same rule apply to a natural disaster or civil unrest situation? The answer is[…] Continue Reading
A lot of people have a preconceived idea about the difference between a survivalist and a prepper. Because a lot of you on this site are quite familiar with the idea of what a survivalist is, today I thought I’d start from there and give you an idea of what[…] Continue Reading
Until humans are able to see in the dark, it is a good idea to always have a flashlight with you. Ask any law enforcement officer how quickly a basement can turn daytime to night and you’ll understand why carrying a flashlight is important in your everyday carry. While there[…] Continue Reading
Color change in vegetation provides insights into disturbances to the terrain, which is very useful in tracking targets.
Kevin Estela shows preventive measures the outdoorsman can take to ensure he stays found. Common sense, skills and quality gear help in the field but these should not stop him from stacking every odd in his favor before he heads into the field.
Just because you’re “the hunted” doesn’t mean you have to be “the prey”. Here are my top tips to outlast the chase and make it to safety. Have a plan, but be prepared to improvise. Know that you may have to choose between survival and escape. Sometimes escape may mean[…] Continue Reading
The winner of of the Bug Out Bag Giveaway is Terry Wydick. Thanks to everyone for entering, and check back soon for more giveaways.
HANDGUN: SIG SAUER P226 This weapon set the “Gold Standard” by which all other combat handguns are measured. I’ve fired so many rounds from this gun it would be impossible to count; yet I can hardly remember a single malfunction. In and out of the water, sand and mud –[…] Continue Reading
Spend enough time outdoors on end, and eventually the hardship of living outside your comfort zone will wear on you. After a while, you will miss your bed, you will miss the quiet of your house (unless you have kids), and you will miss the feeling of clean. Eventually, you[…] Continue Reading