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Hiking Disasters and How to Prepare for Them

Hiking Disasters and How to Prepare for Them

El Cajas National Park, Ecuador Just like any other outdoor activities or any activity for that matter, anything can go wrong. Hiking is not ...

Thru-Hiking for Beginners - What You Need To Know First

Thru-Hiking for Beginners - What You Need To Know First

Several things should be taken into consideration when planning your thru-hiking trip. Extensive planning is a must when considering going on a thru-hiking adventure.

Cold Weather Backpacking

Cold Weather Backpacking

If you are sick and tired of the same kind of view every time you hike, then maybe it’s time to reconsider hiking during the winter season. What looks like your normal green scenery can turn into something dramatic and enchanted when it’s all covered in snow

A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking

A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking

Backpacking may seem fun – and it is. However, it is essential that before your trip you learn a few things to help you with your adventure and make it easier and fun.

Are You Prepared for a Pandemic?

Are You Prepared for a Pandemic?

Throughout the course of history, there have been multiple pandemics that have devastated the human collective. The internet has become a catalyst for news to spread like wildfire among people across the globe. In an SHTF crisis that leads to mass hysteria, what will you do? We'll walk you through a few things that could definitely tilt the odds to your favor during a pandemic.

Four Winter Prepping Tips for Children and Pets

Four Winter Prepping Tips for Children and Pets

Getting your children and pets safe and warm can be the most daunting task during the extremely cold winter season. Today we share some very useful tips to make things easier for you.

Tips for Surviving Extreme Cold and Winter Weather

Tips for Surviving Extreme Cold and Winter Weather

With the winter months stretching out ahead, here are five survival tips to help you stay warm in extreme cold conditions.

8 Prepper Mistakes To Avoid

8 Prepper Mistakes To Avoid

Being an efficient prepper is never an easy feat. Rogue Preparedness talks about some mistakes that can be avoided in order to become better at p...

The Basics of Disaster Preparedness

The Basics of Disaster Preparedness

Photo by Rogue Preparedness Let’s take a moment to talk about preparedness. We all acknowledge that disasters occur, but how many of us would be p...

Off-The-Grid Life and Parenting

Off-The-Grid Life and Parenting

To live off the grid means a commitment to sustainability and self-reliance that demands thorough planning and hard work. Whether it means going w...

Three Types of Realistic Off-Grid Lifestyles

Three Types of Realistic Off-Grid Lifestyles

The idea of living off the grid has been flying around for quite a long time now. Sometimes, you can’t help but think that maybe the influence of ...

Four Profound Benefits Of An Off-Grid Lifestyle

Four Profound Benefits Of An Off-Grid Lifestyle

More and more people are considering living off the grid. For anyone who wants less dependence on society’s established solutions, it certainly be...