What to Know before You Buy a Mylar Space Blanket

mylar space blanket

Mylar blankets – also called space blankets – are incredibly cool.  They weigh just a few ounces, fold down to fit in your pocket, and can be used dozens of ways in an emergency situation.  Mylar is so awesome that it has pretty much become synonymous with the term “survival blanket.” But can a thin … Read more

Best Emergency Blankets: Which Blanket Will Really Help You Survive?

best emergency blanket

Whether you’re building a car emergency kit, bug out bag, or disaster supplies stockpile, you will need some way to stay warm.  For many, this means getting an “emergency blanket.”  Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation about how emergency blankets work and what they are actually capable of. Before you get a cheap Mylar … Read more

How to Build a Wilderness Survival Shelter with No Supplies

Wilderness Shelter

Shelter is your #1 survival priority, so knowing how to make a survival shelter is something that everyone should know.  Ideally, you would keep a tent or a tarp in your Bug Out Bag in case you ever needed to flee into the wilderness and make your own shelter.

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7 Survival Shelter Designs You Can Build in 20 Minutes or Less

jungle survival shelter design

I’ve spent a lot of time learning how to build survival shelters for various situations: getting lost in the wilderness, surviving a nuclear disaster, for extreme cold… There are a lot of these survival shelter designs on the web, but I’ve got a major problem with most of them: they take a long time and/or a lot of resources to build.

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