Our mission is simple – we want to be the most comprehensive and supportive Survival and Prepping website around.
We are proud of the 100% original content that we produce. All our posts aim to share practical and actionable tips that will provide you with the skills and knowledge to get you through any disaster situation.
We don’t believe in sensationalism or predictions of the world’s imminent demise, we prefer to offer our readers practical and sensible advice to allow them to become more self-sufficient and independent in their daily lives.
We want to support preppers of all levels offering guidance to newbies who may be feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin, to more seasoned preppers who are looking for detailed information to take their own preps to the next level.
Writers and Experts
Diane Vukovic spent her childhood roaming the woods of upstate NY, making brush shelters, backpacking and orienteering.
Now she is the proud mother of two adventurous girls whom she takes wild camping and teaches survival skills and self-defense.
Lyza is a born adventurer. She lives high in the Ozark Mountains and spends most of her time exploring the forests, creeks, and caves of this captivating region.
I’m a 4th generation Native Texan raised in the deep woods of Central Texas. Growing up in a world before Internet, I was always an avid outdoorsman, explorer, and adventurer. I spent a great many summers bushcrafting long before I ever knew bushcrafting was a thing.
A trained survivalist. With a lifetime spent hiking and camping, as well as years of experience as a military reconnaissance scout, he’s undergone a dozen survival educations and training scenarios. There, he learned everything from building a simple shelter to starting a fire in the pouring rain.
Beth Gajewski – Editor
Beth Gajewski has a degree in political science from Baldwin Wallace University. She’s worked in nonprofit, law, and horticulture. In 2020, she studied copyediting at the University of California San Diego and has been editing ever since. She lives in California with her family and two rescue dogs. In her spare time, Beth enjoys reading, baking, and gardening.
Paul Simpson, Executive Editor
Paul works with our team of writers and editors to bring you thoroughly researched articles covering all topics of Survival, Prepping and Self Sufficiency.
Nicola Simpson, Social & Community Manager
Nicola’s role is to spread the word of Primal Survivor to as many people as possible. She runs our lively Facebook Group and regularly updates our Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Jacob Hunter (pseudonym), Founder of Primal Survivor
Jacob set up his blog back in 2015 to share his own experiences with like-minded individuals, to help them practice their own survival skills and think about how to prepare for a disaster situation.
Jacob retired from the day to day running of this website in 2018 and now spends most of his time off grid or in the Montana wilderness.
Learn more about Jacob here.
Former Writers and Experts
A former disaster planner and USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) specialist. Alison believes that the more you know, the better armed you are to deal with whatever life throws at you.
Lives a self sustainable life on a smallholding in rural South Africa. Loves hiking, riding horses and exploring the bush.
Born and bred in rural Pennsylvania, Matt embraced the backwoods lifestyle. An early exposure to knives, firearms, gardening, and foraging developed him into the outdoorsman he is today.
Matt is fueled almost entirely by beer and hot sauce.
Samantha is a former writer with Primal Survivor she lives on a mountain in North Carolina with her husband, Matthew.
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