Leadership in a Survival Context

Leadership in a Survival Context

Leadership is a perilous exercise in ordinary times, and one can easily imagine that it can become even more complex in a survival scenario.

In such a context, it will consist in federating and mobilizing the energies of groups of friends and relatives, or even a mixture of the two in varying proportions. For this, there could be established leaders, for example those that naturally existed before the events, such as parents or heads of family.

However, such persons may not be adequate at the appropriate time, depending on their qualities and skills …

In a scenario of chaos more than in any other situation, it is essen

Pistol or Revolver: Tactical differences

Pistol or Revolver: Tactical differences

For the prepper as for the sports shooter wanting to acquire a handgun, the eternal question of the choice between a pistol or a revolver arises.

Beyond the personal tastes and operating principles related to the weapons themselves, there are also tactical differences that can guide the choice of the end user.

What is the best weapon between a pistol and a revolver? This famous question, which constantly gives me the desire to wash my ears with barbed wire covered with harissa, I will finally be able to answer.

To begin, a little word for the novices in the matter concerning the difference between a pistol

How to Make Colloidal Silver at Home

How to Make Colloidal Silver at Home

There are probably some methods on the net to make yourself colloidal silver at home. One of the readers of the blog sent me his own, which I found particularly simple and well explained. So here it is …

The properties of silver are considerable (antibiotic, antifungal …). It is a metal with powerful medical properties. It has been used since the early days of civilization to heal the wounded and the sick. Its use can treat men, but also plants and animals …

It is in its colloidal form that silver is the most effective. So here is a complete tutoria

10 good ways to use a shovel in survival

10 good ways to use a shovel in survival

I know that many survivalists like shovels and could not consider an escape bag without this tool.

On the merits, they are not really wrong. Even if there are certain circumstances in which the shovel is of no use, there are others where such an instrument could save life; It is probably not for nothing that it is part of the regulatory package of many armies around the world.

Like it or not, “Shit happens”; That day, one could regret not wanting to encumber himself with an instrument yet heavy and voluminous …

When it comes to making the backpack or preparing for the Big Day, we sometimes hear the following reflection: “We do

How far can one walk per day?

How far can one walk per day?

This question will be essential during an evacuation without a vehicle. And the answer depends on many things!

Walking speed

First of all I would like to break the myth of walking at 5 km / h. Know that if you are not specially trained, you are a little busy and you walk a long time, you will never go so fast.Unless you want to hurt yourself. You know, no doubt, that before the revolution the league was used as a unit of measure.

It was clearly a period of much more walking than today. You may not know it, but the league was defined as the distance a man could walk in an hour. The value of the league has varied greatly over the centuries, roughly between 3.2 and 4.6 km, only! It is therefore more on an average of 4 km / h that it is necessary to plan its program.

Above 4.5 km / h you will already have the impression of forcing the step. At 3,5 km you will be quiet, But at this pace you will spend a lot of time traveling a long distance

10 Important Things You Can Do With Safety Pins

10 Important Things You Can Do With Safety Pins

Safety pins are very useful, small footprint and weighs almost nothing. Both in emergencies and in everyday life, it is necessary to always have with you a number of safety pins in a small bag in your pocket or purse. Here are some of the survival uses of the Safety Pins.

1. Patch tattered clothes. With one or two safety pins, you can passably patch up a tear in the clothes until you get home. Even in less critical situations, it can be quite embarrassing to ride the bus home with a tear in the butt.

2. Replace a broken Zipper Pull. A Zipper Pull is usually the weakest part of the zipper and is easy to fix with safety pins.

3. Turning back a broken zipper. With a number of safety pins can hold back a broken zipper on such bag.

4.  Yarn pants and jackets have a tendency to crawl into and hide, at least if they are a bit short from the start. To coax out string end with a safety pin requires a bit of patience, but without the safety pin requires extreme

11 Things You Can Do With A Tin Can In A Survival Situation

11 Things You Can Do With A Tin Can In A Survival Situation

Tin cans of varying quality tend to be found even in the woods. But best of all is to have at least one in your backpack, perhaps it can even be filled with food. Some tins have a plastic coating on the inside so you should be afraid of synthetic chemicals such as bisphenol A, you should probably avoid frying fat food right in the can. To boil water should however be quite risk-free. Here are some things which you can do with Tin Cans:

1. Carrying water. Transporting water is one of the most difficult challenges in the wilderness if you do not have the right equipment.

2. Melt the snow, boil water or cook. After a minute of cooking all viruses, bacteria and other microorganisms in the water are dead. Mix insects, larvae, leaves and roots with a little water and make a delicious stew. If they fail to build any sensible position, you can set the jar of ashes, near the fire.

3. Build a Barbecue Grill. A higher ti