Using Stakes and Snow Anchors

From The Ultimate Hang — I’m often out working with the Boy Scouts teaching the finer points of bushcraft. One skill that seems to difficult, and yet fundamental to shelter building, is how to stake out and set guy lines and anchors. Natural anchors like shrubs or trees make it easy … Continue reading

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“Just prepare, plan and hunker down once this starts later tonight”

Good advice! “Just prepare, plan and hunker down once this starts later tonight,” said Tom Niziol, a winter weather expert for The Weather Channel. Everyone is a prepper when things gets bad! An arctic blast that threatens 32 million people will knock out power by coating parts of the South … Continue reading

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Philippines Typhoon – Hell On Earth

Shelter Water Food First Aid Security These are the things you must have after a disaster like this.  These are things that can be stored in a “Go Bag” and put in a closet or the trunk of your car.  If you do not have one make one or buy … Continue reading

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Makeshift Shelter Class–Review

First I would like to thank everyone who came and thank Dan for helping with the class and hosting. On Saturday, June 9th Preppers Anonymous put on a Makeshift Shelter Class.  The weather could not have been more perfect and the trees at Dan’s place kept us in the shade … Continue reading

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2012-06-09 – Makeshift Shelters Class

Whether you consider it part of the 3 basics of survival (Food, Water, Shelter) or the “5 C’ of survivability (Cutting Tool, Container, Combustion, Cover, Cordage), being able to construct a makeshift shelter in an emergency situation can be quite literally a matter of life and death. Preppers Anonymous will … Continue reading

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