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The Winter Warmer: The Best of BDS Winter Preparedness Posts

The Winter Warmer: The Best of BDS Winter Preparedness Posts

With October halfway gone, it is time to be thinking about any winter preps that you have not done. At 3,000 feet in the mountains of North Carolina, we have yet to have our first frost but we expect . . .

On Veterans Day

On Veterans Day

There are a lot of veterans in my family. I was raised by one. My Dad was drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. I remember him telling me that he knew his number was going to get called . . .

The Supplies You Need To Stockpile For TEOTWAWKI

The Supplies You Need To Stockpile For TEOTWAWKI

There are a lot of things you could stash away but what are the items that will be most in demand in a TEOTWAWKI situation?

The answer to that is pretty obvious in
some ways but there are definitely some . . .

Gaye Levy Interviews Samantha Biggers

Gaye Levy Interviews Samantha Biggers

For those of you that don’t know, Samantha Biggers is the editor in chief at Backdoor Survival.  We became friendly shortly after new ownership took over and did my best to mentor her relative to the ins and outs . . .

Build a Wilderness Survival Bugout Bag

Build a Wilderness Survival Bugout Bag

“Every mile is two in winter.” George Herbert

Escaping the unknown and overwhelming is the basic idea behind bugging out. It’s not as far fetched an idea as many might think.

This same concept is applied several times each . . .

How to Survive an Avalanche

How to Survive an Avalanche

Winter provides so many avenues to enjoy the snowy outdoors. From ice-skating to snowboarding, there’s something for everyone. 

Some may argue skiing is the best winter sport of all. Anywhere there’s a mountain range, you’re . . .

My 72 Hour Kit With Biggers MREs

My 72 Hour Kit With Biggers MREs

This post is about a 72-hour kit that Matt and I put together with things we had mostly on hand. Some of you may have read the MRE article where we made our own MREs. Well, three of these . . .