Category - Off Grid

How to Build a Permanent Shelter in the Wilderness

Permanent shelter

Of the many items you need to survive in the wilderness, a shelter is perhaps the most important. Often we think of a short-term or temporary shelter. However, for lovers of camping, a long-term or permanent shelter could be a good move. This is the case if you have a regular camping site and you...

Build a Faraday Cage: How to Make One On Your Own

Faraday cage

Although the chance of an EMP attack is quite low, we cannot deny the fact that it might really happen in the future. An EMP attack can take down a power grid which will cause communication to be disabled. So, to be prepared, it is important to build a Faraday cage and making one is actually not...

Why You Need a Portable Solar Panel for Your Everyday Carry Items

portable solar panel

The use of portable solar panels has become popular over the recent years, especially to preppers and survivalists. This is because they are very useful for camping and emergency and survival situations. Portable solar panels harness the sun’s energy and turn it into electricity which can power...

The Nitty-Gritties of Breeding Guinea Pigs for Survival

breeding guinea pigs

Guinea pigs are among the most interesting animals in the world. In the US, many people keep them as pets. Elsewhere (particularly in South America), guinea pigs are actually delicacies.  The other problem of these animals is their susceptibility. They can die for no reason at all. They are more...

7 Unique Ways to Find Water in the Wild

Find water

Surviving even for a couple of days without water in the wilderness could be impossibility. Dehydration can kill you in just hours where temperatures are high. Thus finding water is one of the most basic and vital skills you must hone as a survivor. The popular belief is that you need warmth more...

A Guide to Going Off the Grid

off grid solar panels

What Does Off the Grid Mean? When you live on the grid, it means that everything in your home is usually all connected. You get the electricity to power your home from an electric company or a co-op. It means that you get the heat for your home from a utility company if you use natural gas. If you...

Have you Considered Perennial Homesteading?

Perennial Homesteading

Are you prepared to grow your own food? If a disaster with long-term ramifications strikes, even the most well-stocked reserves in the world aren’t going to last forever. Eventually, you’re going to have to think about homesteading to provide for you and your family. Ideally, you will...