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“Pure Arctic Outbreak”: Staying Warm During the Polar Vortex

Staying Warm During the Polar Vortex

You don’t have to be a prepper to realize that secondary heating systems and a frigid weather plan could be vital to your survival.

The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

Why I am going low tech to prep for an EMP

When things change dramatically, perhaps we should accept the change and adapt to it, instead of trying to maintain the illusion that everything is the same.

Lessons from a Northern Cabin

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With only a week remaining before we take off on our next adventure, I’ve been thinking about the lessons I learned here in the northern forests of Ontario.  The biggest lesson I learned is that practical skills have to be practiced. When I moved here, I thought I was well-preparedRead the Rest…

What Will You Do When the Lights Go Out?

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Some people believe that we are hurtling towards physical disaster with our delicate electrical grid.  Just how that disaster might occur is open for debate, but we need only look at major power outages over the last few years to see how precarious our grasp on electricity is.  It isn’tRead the Rest…