So you think you're a wilderness survival expert huh? Well, prove it with our skill test!
For example, did you know that your body burns twice as many calories when you're cold and wet? Ya, not a good thing. So, you'll need to be prepared.
It's only 15 questions and you can compare how you did with... Read More
When you hear about the reasons why others are “preparing for an emergency” or “thinking ahead”, it makes perfect sense. But when someone gives you an excuse about why they are not taking extra precautions, is there any logic behind it? Today, we will be exploring the 5 excuses people make with not preparing for... Read More
When it comes to food storage, freeze dried food has become the select choice since its ability to stay fresh for 20 – 30 years is revolutionary. Now it is possible to freeze dry fruit, vegetables, meats, dairy products and whole meals. Because it is so light, preppers, backpackers, and campers love keeping freeze dried... Read More
A cornerstone of being prepared for any type of disaster is being aware of what is going on around you. Since natural disasters can happen with little to no notice, it is important to do everything you can to stay informed. With today’s advancement in technology, it is easier than ever to get alerts about... Read More
A huge part of learning how to become more self-reliant is knowing how to protect yourself against dangerous creatures in the wild. For instance, wild snakes. A question we’ve been asked by one of our customers is, do you know how to identify what snakes are poisonous and those that are not life threatening? Rest... Read More
We’ve heard it before, preparing your family with the sufficient amount of food storage for 1 – 6 months can be very daunting. It’s already hard enough calculating how much food you need for a week so how can you know everything you’ll need in preparation for up to 6 months? At the Ready Store... Read More
A common question we are asked about preparing for any type of emergency is how often you should rotate your water storage. If you’ve tried to search around on the internet for an answer, there is a lot of conflicting information. We hope our article will not only answer your question but also help you... Read More
When it comes to becoming more self-sufficient, having a weapon to protect and provide for your home is a must. Most people within the gun industry agree that it is important to clean your gun regularly. This will prolong the life of the weapon and reassure you that it will work when needed. Today, we will... Read More
It's that time of year when people head up into the mountains and spend their time enjoying good conversations around the campfire, going on hikes and shooting cans. Being in the great outdoors also allows us to test what we know about being more self-sufficient. For instance, how to start a fire with a limited... Read More