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55 Item Survival Gear List


By Just In Case Jack |
Last Updated: May 31, 2016

Survival Gear List

The Ultimate Survival Gear List to Help You Build Your Arsenal Of Survival Tools

How can you be absolutely certain you have all the critical gear you need for survival?

To be confident there are no more survival items left to acquire.

You can’t – unless you have The Complete Survival Gear List.

An extensive list to ensure you don’t overlook any life-saving gear.

While it’s unlikely anyone forgets a survival knife, there’s lesser-known survival gear you’ve likely overlooked.

That’s why we created The Complete Survival Gear List.

It’s a list to start, track and grow your survival tools and equipment. A list to help you build your complete survival arsenal.

To be 100% confident you’ve got everything you need for a survival emergency.

However, this survival gear list will only cover gear and not supplies.

What’s the difference? Supplies are items you use up or consume – supplies are not tools and they’re not gear. For example, food is a survival supply, while a knife is survival gear.

This list will also only cover gear that’s portable. So while some may consider a piece of gear large home generator “survival”, we probably added that piece of gear to our Prepper’s Checklist.

So make sure to read our Prepper’s list and our Bug Out Bag Checklist for items in those categories as well.

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Wishing Well With Wooden Bucket On A Barren Landscape

WATER FILTRATION & PURIFICATION


As always, we start with water because it’s a player in nearly all major emergencies.

So you need gear to turn questionable water into drinkable thirst-quenching H2O.

The good news is this one is straightforward; we recommend getting a Sawyer Mini Water Filter.

1. Sawyer Mini Water Filter

I’ll keep this one short and sweet.

You never want to be forced to drink nasty water. We’re talking sewage-filled, bacterial laden water that can make you sick.

Talk about a bad survival situation…

Sawyer Mini Inline Water Filter 1

Sawyer Mini Added Inline

Instead, grab a couple Sawyer Mini portable water filters.

They’re designed to remove microscopic particulates and dangerous bacteria from suspect water.

Couple one with some water purification tablets and you’re ready for most water-related emergencies. Drink with confidence.

For even more detailed information check out Sawyer Mini review video below.


2. Water Bottle

If you ever need to survive in the wild or on the move, you’ll need to carry water with you.

When you get to a water source, you’ll want to filter it, purify it, and put some in a bottle. Because you rarely know how far the next water source is and a water bottle keeps you hydrated between sources.

Get a metal one with a single wall only (no double-wall insulated ones).

Metal allows you to boil water over a fire in a pinch but heating up a double-walled bottle can cause an explosion!

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Minimalist Camping Tent Setup

SURVIVAL SHELTERS


Occasionally, water takes a back seat to shelter.

Extreme temperatures and weather make finding shelter your number one survival priority.

So you can either pray you’ll stumble across a natural survival shelter (or an abandoned cabin in the woods) or you can get invest in some lifesaving shelter gear.

3. Survival Tarp

Tarps are an excellent shelter option.

But a cheap tarp will not do.

You should invest in a high-quality, waterproof, rugged, ripstop survival tarp with ample anchor points.

A good survival tarp allows you to structure different shelter setups to keep wind, rain, sleet, and snow off of you.

For even more detailed information check out our post on survival shelters, where share more tarp shelter configurations.

4. Cold Weather Tent

OK, if you live in cold regions a tarp might not work well in the dead of winter.

Instead, you might want to upgrade to a cold-weather tent or a canvas tent.

These tents are not the lightest piece of survival gear; heck most will be over 10 lbs, but it will keep you warm and alive in even the worst of conditions.

These are the tents extreme mountain climbers use to keep safe at high altitudes.

For even more detailed information check out our cold weather tent post – as well as our survival tent post.

5. Survival Hammock

Hammocks are not just for the beach; they can also be for survival.

These keep you up off the ground so you could sleep high up in a tree if need be.

Some can be rolled up into a compact ball and don’t weigh much.

A hammock tent is an excellent option between a full tent setup and a survival tarp.

6. TACT Bivvy

tact bivvy emergency sleeping bagFinally, there’s the TACT Bivvy. It’s an emergency blanket (or bivy sack) that can be added to any of the above shelter options. This piece of life-saving gear weighs under 5 ounces.

“Lifesaving,” you ask…absolutely. When you hop in this TACT bivvy, it traps your body heat to keep you warm even in frigid temperatures.

I tested one during freezing temperatures outside and was sweating after just a few minutes. The internal temperature in the Bivvy reached the mid-70’s!

I wish every car and truck manufacturer put one of these TACT Bivvys in everyone’s glove box. It saves lives when people get stuck overnight in blizzards.

Here’s my video review of the TACT Bivvy.


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using a gun suppressor for hunting

SURVIVAL WEAPONS


Next up is survival weapons. Wait! Are weapons considered gear?

In my opinion, YES.

Self-defense IS survival.

These weapons are not survival supplies (however, ammo is). So let’s cover some common and some lesser-known survival gear you can use to protect and defend yourself.

7. Survival Firearm

We’ve discussed survival firearms many times on this site (survival guns/survival rifles). And while there is no such thing as one single “best” survival gun, there’s a lot to think about and consider.

Weight, ammo availability, accuracy, ruggedness are variables you must take into account.

Just make sure you have enough firepower to protect and defend yourself and your family.

8. Bore Snake

While a bore snake is not a weapon, it does belong in this category.

It’s a must-have for anyone who owns a firearm.

If you want your weapon to fire when you pull the trigger and maintain its accuracy, you got to take the time to keep the bore clean of build-up.

9. Homemade Weapons

Instead of listing all the homemade weapons you could make and build, I just added the entire category to this list.

I’ll also point you to a homemade weapons post that goes over many homemade weapons you can create.

From homemade flamethrowers to homemade stun guns and shivs.

10. Survival Bow

When hunting or defending; silent and deadly = awesome.

Don’t get me wrong, you gotta have firearms but if you’re in a survival situation where stealth is crucial, then give me a good survival bow.

I like having the option to shoot wild game (or dangerous threats) silently if need be.

The “thump” of an arrow release is a whisper compared to the “bang” of a rifle.

Here’s a post detailing 16 reasons why you want a survival bow.

11. Survival Crossbow

Maybe I’m just a sucker for good survival movies and TV shows, but I love the idea of owning a crossbow.

You get all the benefits of a survival bow with the benefits of trigger shooting.

A solid choice and a worthy addition to a survival gear list.

12. Tactical Pen

Not my personal “go-to” weapon of choice, but I’m also not a tactical pen-wielding master.

I’ve seen videos on tactical pens being used for self-defense, and they are lethal in the right set of hands.

I do keep one in my everyday carry pack as a backup.

I hope I never need to use it, but I know it’s close by just in case.

Plus, at the time of writing this post, you could pick up a FREE tactical strike pen if you chip in for shipping.

Click here to see if the deal is still available.

Strike Pen

Here’s our guide to using and finding a tactical pen.

12. Stun Gun

Stun Guns are becoming a popular non-lethal self-defense weapon.

If you hit someone with a high voltage stun gun they’re going down hard and fast.

They won’t know what hit them and you’ll be able to neutralize the threat or escape to safety.

A worthy piece of survival gear for the list.

13. Pepper Spray / Mace

Earlier this year, I read an interesting news article. It was about a man hospitalized after eating one Carolina Reaper.

It said to be the hottest chili pepper known to man – at around 2,000,000 Scoville Heat Units!

This pepper causes intense dry heaves, blinding headaches, and some near-stroke symptoms. But what if the “pepper” in a pepper spray was that powerful?

FOX Labs is measured at 5,300,000 SHUan astounding 265% hotter than the Carolina Reaper!

It can spray this blinding defense up to 17 to 20 feet. FOX Labs Pepper Spray is used by Police, Law Enforcement, Security, and Military agencies worldwide.

It’s one of those self-defense weapons everyone should own.

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FIRE STARTING SURVIVAL GEAR


Firestarting and survival are basically one and the same.

Starting a fire in calm dry conditions is one thing. Starting a fire in a blizzard or torrential downpour is a whole different ballgame.

You need the gear to help you get a fire started no matter the conditions.

14. Lighter(s)

The good news is you have a lot of choices in survival lighters.

You can go cheap with a standard BIC lighter, or you can go high-tech with a Tesla lighter. Or go with anything in-between like a zippo.

The choice is yours. We like the Tesla lighters for survival since they work in wet and high wind conditions.

But you should always have 3 ways to start a fire…

15. Fire Striker

Do you know what the biggest downside is of any of the lighters mentioned above?

They all require fuel; lighter fuel or battery power.

These can run out or go dead just when you need them most.

Instead, why not also have survival gear that will almost never run out.

Get a quality Ferro rod.

This Ferro rod has 12,000 strikes! That’s a lot of fires.

Using one takes some practice, but they are worthy of a spot on your gear list.

16. Permanent Matches

Permanent MatchPermanent matches are another form of fire-starting because you can never really have too many firestarters.

If you just have regular matches in with your survival gear, you’re making a mistake.

If regular matches get wet, they are worthless.

However, a permanent match can get wet and will light no problem. If you are going to have some survival matches (and you should), then you need permanent ones.

17. FireLaces

Firelaces are one of those pieces of gear you can wear every day.

These are shoelaces with mini Ferro rods at the ends.

Just loop the striker into the laces, and you’re shoes become a survival tool in their own right.

Your shoelaces now double as a survival fire starter.


18. Tinder Box

The real secret to starting a fire is not the sparks or the flame, it’s the tinder.

Fine, dry tinder makes fire starting a breeze no matter which tool you use to light it.

So you need a piece of survival gear that allows you to make tinder.

This tinderbox has a fine shredder you can use with dry sticks to create tinder.

Just rub some downed sticks across the grate and you have tinder; genius!

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BLADED SURVIVAL TOOLS


19. Survival Shovel

KONNEX Survival Shovel

Some people swear by owning and using a survival shovel, while others see it as unnecessary.

But a shovel can do one task that no other bladed tool can do (at least not nearly as well).

It can dig large holes and move lots of dirt.

A knife cannot do that; a tarp can’t do that; a stick can’t do it.

When you need to dig a trench or a foxhole, only a tactical shovel will do.

Check out our Best Survival Shovels Guide for even more information.

20. Survival Knife

It’s safe to say a fixed blade survival knife is the most popular survival gear for most people – as it should be.

The knife is so versatile and can accomplish so many survival tasks.

It’s one of the first pieces of survival gear most people get – and serious survivalists own several.

Another type of bladed tool you might want to add in addition to a survival knife is a survival machete. It’s an extremely versatile tool/weapon.

21. Survival Hatchet / Axe

Survival hatchets and survival axes are similar in shape and function but not in size.

The hatchet is shorter and tends to weigh less, while an axe is longer and has more heft.

But both of these pieces of gear perform critical survival functions.

They fell trees, and they split wood.

And while you can split wood with a good survival knife by batoning, it’s not something you want to do in large quantities.

I recommend getting a hatchet with a pickaxe built-in for even more versatility.

Also, check out our Best Survival Axe Guide and Survival Hatchet post.

22. Survival MultiTool

I’m a fan of survival multi-tools with a great set of pliers (ones with needle nose pliers preferred).

Pliers are another one of those survival tools that cannot easily be replaced by other devices.

Being able to grip an object with powerful force and pull or twist can be essential but cannot be replicated using your fingers.

Check out our Survival MultiTool Buying Guide.

23. Survival Credit Card Tool

This credit card survival tool has 14 tools at a very reasonable price.

The biggest downside is that it doesn’t have a set of pliers.

But for those who would rather have a thinner credit card knife or survival multi-tool – you can’t do much better.

Get a FREE Rescuecard™ today when you simply cover the reasonable S&H.

If, for whatever reason, the Rescuecard™ isn’t for you, check out The Survival Business Card which is an 11-in-1 survival tool that you can get for FREE +S&H. Here is a video review of The Survival Business Card:



24. Blade Sharpener

You have to have at least one good knife sharpener.

What good is a dull blade? Close to worthless. You might as well be carrying a spoon around if your blade is dull.

So grab this blade sharpener and add it to your survival gear.

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Rescue Helicopter

RESCUE SURVIVAL GEAR


25. Survival Whistle

Scream Whistle

Scream Whistle

Earlier we covered some of the highest priority survival items (water, shelter, self-defense) but what about rescue?

Sometimes the top priority is to get the attention of others who can provide rescue or medical assistance.

A scream whistle will travel a very long distance and get lots of attention for miles. Much further than your voice can carry alone.

At the time of publishing this article, you could get a FREE scream whistle from Survival Frog – just help out with shipping.

Click here to see if the deal is still available.

Also, take a look at all the Best Survival Whistle options in this post.

26. Signal Mirror

A signal mirror can serve two vital survival purposes.

First, a mirror can signal help to a rescue plan or helicopter.

Using the power of the sun to shine a glare towards a rescue team is an excellent way to gain attention.

The other survival use of a small mirror is to create a fire.

It’s not the easiest way to start a fire, but a focused beam of light on dry tinder will burst into flame.

Plus, they are lightweight and take up very little space. Underrated little tool to add to your survival gear list.

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COMMUNICATION GEAR


27. Survival Radio

As anyone from a military background knows, intelligence is everything in emergencies.

Without critical information such as weather conditions or roadblock locations, you may find yourself moving in the path of danger – or moving when you should be staying.

The more intel, the better.

But you shouldn’t put this intel advantage in the hands of electricity or battery technology.

Instead, get a hand crank radio so you can generate your own power on demand.

Crank for a few minutes, and you’ll be able to tune into any available intel being broadcast over the radio waves.

You can’t go wrong with the Eton Scorpion II hand cranked radio.

Here is a video of our Jason (Skilled Survival’s gear expert) reviewing a similar hand ranked rado:



28. Walkie Talkies

If you’re in a survival group, then you should have a plan to communicate with this group at a distance.

Whether you’re talking perimeter security or setting up an ambush – walkie talkie’s are a significant survival advantage.

These walkie talkies have a range of up to 2 miles.

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Officer Holding a Flashlight

ILLUMINATION GEAR FOR SURVIVAL


29. Tactical Flashlight

A prepared survivalist is not 100% ready for an emergency without a means of illumination.

Proper lighting is necessary – from moving at night to seeing what you’re doing in a dark basement.

Having a tactical flashlight in your pocket is one piece of survival gear that’s NOT optional, it’s essential.

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30. Survival Lantern

“Don’t underestimate the power of the light side…”

Ok, bad terrible joke but it’s true.

Illumination should never be underestimated and you should have at least one survival lantern.

There are several options to choose from so decide which one makes the most sense for you and then get one.

You might want to get a solar lantern and avoid dealing with batteries.

31. Survival Headlamp

I promise this is the last illumination gear on the list. But a quality headlamp provides illumination in a way that a flashlight or lantern cannot.

They allow you portable, focused, hands-free illumination.

I can’t think of a way this wouldn’t be a huge advantage in a survival situation.

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MISC SURVIVAL GEAR


32. Survival Watch

Nowadays, there are many impressive survival watches available.

Ones that provide more than just time, they can also provide intel such as temperature, altitude, heading, etc.

Plus, we like the survival watches that are tough enough to deal with even the worst of elements like the Rangeman Master of G Series.

Check out our Survival Watch Guide, for even more information.

33. Survival Stoves

Do you need a survival stove? No.

Stoves are nice, they can make survival situation easier, but you can cook survival food over a regular fire just as well.

However, with that said, there are some impressive portable survival stove options available on the market and worth a look.

For example, this bio stove allows you to generate some electricity with a survival stove is a bonus.

Read about all 15 survival cooking options here.

You might also be interested in getting a tent stove for portable heat in the winter.

34. Survival Bike

One of the most overlooked items for survival.

If there’s an EMP strike or a disaster with massive fuel shortages, you’ll need a form of alternative transportation.

A rugged mountain bike with some panniers or even a small trailer is a good survival idea.

Here’s more information about bikes for survival.

35. Survival Bandana

How much space does a bandana take up in your bug out bag or pocket? Very little.

How much does one weight? Very little.

However, this often overlooked piece of gear has many survival uses.

There’s no good excuse not to include a survival bandana in your survival gear. Survival bananas are a high utility and little weight survival tool.

Get one. Or get an even better piece of cloth for survival called a neck gaiter.

Here’s a detailed post on survival bandanas and their many uses.

36. Gas Mask

There are a few emergency scenarios where a gas mask jumps all the way up to the number 1 priority.

If you can’t breathe, then you’ll die in minutes.

And if you can breathe but the air is deadly, then you may become a member of the walking dead.

Not the zombie variety but the sort where your death is coming soon, you just don’t realize it yet.

Think – nuclear fallout.

So get a good gas mask for each member of your family and get plenty of gas filters to go with it.

Check out our Gas Mask Buying Guide.

37. Snares & Traps

You can make your own deadfall traps and paracord snares, but it’s easier to snag a meal if you’re using gear designed for the task.

So it’s worth picking up a few wire snares and animal traps and learn how to use them.

38. Fishing Pole

Standard fishing poles are great. But for survival, I always try to find gear that’s lighter and more portable than regular gear.

So you should check out these alternative fishing pole options.

39. Fishing Tackle

Get a small fishing tackle box with a few essentials to catch some trout, bluegill, or bass.

A few crankbaits, some plastic worms, toss in some catfish stink bait, some lead, some hooks, a bobber or 2 and you’re all set.

If you don’t, you’ll have to fashion a hook out of a pop top or whittle one out of wood.

And while those methods are fun to try – not one I’d be interested in relying on during a real emergency.

40. Perimeter Defense Alarms

Let’s say you’re thrust into an emergency situation where rescue is not desirable.

Let’s say you must avoid detection and roaming threats.

If you want to get some shut-eye, it would be near impossible without a perimeter alarm system.

You need something in place to warn you of trouble in the area.

That’s what these cool sound grenade devices can do for you.

Want to know about more homemade booby traps? Go here.

41. Compact Binoculars

Survival gear that can help you see objects, animals, or threats at a very long range.

That’s what I call a superpower.

Get a compact pair of high-powered binoculars and you’ll have a major survival advantage.

If you don’t have them, you’re at a huge survival disadvantage.

42. Spork

You likely have a survival knife but probably don’t have a fork and spoon.

So get this lightweight, highly portable spork so you can eat a meal with a bit of decency in a survival situation.

A low weight, low volume but high utility piece of survival gear.

43. Portable Solar Charger

Do you need electrical power in a survival situation? No, you don’t. However, it depends on the rest of the survival gear on your list.

For example, if you plan to use your GPS device or your smartphone as a survival tool, then you need a way to charge it outdoors.

Skilled Survival highly recommends the Anytime Charge Solar Power Bank.

Why? Because it’s one of the most durable, compact, and cost-effective portable solar chargers on the market today. But don’t let its compact size fool you, it’s also got a massive 10,000 mAh battery capacity!

The massive battery storage is enough to charge any of your devices multiple times. Plus, with dual charging outputs, you can power multiple devices at the same time!

Simply plug in your devices via the supplied USB cable (you can use any USB cable) and press the power button.  Your device will begin to take power from the Anytime Charge right away.

Recharging the Anytime Solar Bank couldn’t be easier – just leave it in the sun and it will automatically fill the large battery bank back up ANYWHERE.

Plus, it’s splash resistant and comes with an emergency flashlight with a strobe function.

NOTE: At the time this article was published, you could snag some bonus Tactical Flashlights For FREE if when you buy multiple Anytime Solar Chargers. Click here now, to see if this deal is still available!

44. Survival Saw

A survival saw is a handy piece of gear to own.

These saws are lightweight and can help cut good-sized limbs fast in a pinch.

It’s a lightweight, useful tool so it on the list for those who want a way to cut through wood using a saw.

45. Survival Belt

If you’re like me, a belt is the one piece of gear I wear every time I walk out of my house.

So I always have a belt with me.

So why would I wear a regular belt of limited use?

Instead, you should upgrade this daily wear item to one that is has a ton of survival utility.

Check out our detailed post on the Best Survival Belts.

46. Survival Cup

A bit of a luxury item in a survival scenario but drinking water out of your hands is not convenient.

Plus, if you happen to have coffee, soup, or freeze-dried meals you’ll need a bowl or cup to eat these meals.

What’s nice is you can get a collapsible one, and they weight nearly nothing and take up minimal space.

I keep on in my backpack for my dog.

He can drink out of a collapsible cup but not straight out of a water bottle.

47. Battery Boost Charger

Dead batteries have thrown many people into survival situations.

If you’re out in a remote area and your vehicle battery goes dead, your only option is to start hiking.

OR if you had a battery booster you could bring the battery back to life and drive on home with no inconvenience.

It’s a piece of gear you don’t realize you need it until you really need it!

This one is highly powerful but only about the size of a smartphone.

48. Bolt Cutters

Who knows what the world may look like in a major disaster. Survival is all about prepping, adapting, and overcoming.

A set of mini bolt cutters gives you the ability to overcome chains and padlocks.

Is it breaking and entering? Yes.

But if the world is in lawless chaos, there will be no police to arrest you.

Not a tool to be used lightly but if you ever have the need nothing can replicate it.

49. Sling Shot

Ammo is heavy.

Rocks and pebbles can be heavy too, but you don’t have to carry them. You can find them in nature.

So while I don’t support slingshots as real self-defense weapons, I do think slingshots have a place in a survival gear list.

They can get you a meal without wasting firearm ammo (with some practice) and to me, that’s worthy of a place on this list.

50. Survival Pack

Survival pack, bug out bag, inch bag, backpack – all different names for basically the same piece of gear.

A survival pack is a bag with straps so you can carry your survival gear on your back. That’s it.

Some packs are larger while others are smaller.

Others have extra pockets; while some have MOLLE. So choose a survival pack that works best for you.

See why we recommend The Combat Bag by EVATAC by watching the video below.


51. Paracord

The uses for paracord is nearly endless.

It allows you to bind, cinch, tie, hang, attach, trip, etc. The bottom line is 550 paracord is one essential piece of survival gear.

Now, there’ are several ways you can carry cord.

One of the most popular ways is via a paracord survival bracelet.

But you can also create a paracord donut, or paracord “oh crap” jeep straps, paracord belts, dog collars, etc.

Choose your preferred method, and you’ll always have some cordage with you no matter where you go.

Here are 17 excellent paracord projects if you’re into making your own paracord items.

52. Survival Compass

Every true survivalist should own a high-quality military compass.

Forget ones where the needle hangs up or points the wrong direction have the time.

With a compass, you can prevent walking in circles and keep a straight heading.

If you add a map with a compass (and know how to use them), you’ll never get lost again.

53. Survival Poncho

What if it’s raining outside, but you need to keep moving.

Hypothermia is extremely dangerous.

And your hypothermia risk goes up exponentially when you’re in wet clothes.

You should add a survival poncho with a hood to wear in outdoor-related emergencies.

It’s your best portable shelter option in certain conditions.

54. First Aid Kits

MyMedic Solo

You need to be able to treat some minor injuries in any situation.

Medical gear such as bandages, antibacterial creams, painkillers, blood clotting sponge, and a tourniquet.

Obviously, if you’re on the move, you need a small portable kit.

For a compact portable kit, I highly recommend The MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit.

However, if you’re preparing for at-home emergencies, you can load up on a more sophisticated medical survival kit.

Recon medium-sized First Aid Kit

Again, MyMedic has you covered with their Recon medium-sized First Aid Kit.

And here’s our detailed “how to build a survival medical kit” guide if you’d rather build your own from scratch.

55. Tactical Boots

When it comes to survival – your feet tend to take some serious abuse.

If your feet are sore or blistered good luck surviving or getting anything one.

So it’s worth every penny to invest in a quality pair of tactical boots.


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The 25 Most Incredible Survival Stories of All Time


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Throughout history there have been plenty of beat-the-odds survival stories that demonstrate the tenacity it takes to stay alive under the absolute worst circumstances. But some of these stories, and the people who lived to tell them, stand out among the crowd. Here’s my rundown of the 25 most amazing. Make sure to add any I missed in the comments section. Photo: USCGLantareapa
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The Gremlin Special Passengers
Unlikely Rescuers On May 13, 1945, a U.S. Army Air Force C-47 nicknamed the “Gremlin Special” crashed into a mountainside in what was then Dutch New Guinea. The plane carried 24 officers and enlisted women. Only three survived, Lt. John McCollom was relatively unharmed, but WAC Cpl. Margaret Hastings and Sgt. Kenneth Decker were badly hurt. They soon found themselves in the middle of a modern Stone Age culture still untouched by the outside world. The natives were known cannibals, but luckily for the crash survivors, they mainly ate their enemy tribe. On July 2, 1945, after having spent forty-two days in the jungle and being nursed back to health by friendly natives, the three survivors and their rescue team escaped the island.
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Steven Callahan
Toughest Battle with Dehydration On the night of January 29, 1982, Steven Callahan set sail alone in his small sailboat from the Canary Islands bound for the Caribbean. On February 5, the ship sank in a storm, leaving Callahan adrift in the Atlantic in a five-and-a-half-foot inflatable rubber raft. Naked except for a t-shirt, with only three pounds of food, a few pieces of gear and eight pints of water, Callahan drifted for 76 days, and over 1,800 miles of ocean, before he reached land and rescue in the Bahamas. Callahan’s autobiographical account of the story, Adrift, is a gut-wrenching book that clearly details the extreme mental toughness required to survive at sea. I often cite Callahan when I teach the importance of leadership in a survival situation. Even though Callahan was alone, his mind divided into a “Captain” character and a “crewman” character. The written log from the ordeal records a detailed fight over the water ration. The “Captain” won the fight, the rations continued, and Callahan ultimately survived.
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Aron Ralston
Gutsiest Escape Aron Ralston became widely known in May 2003, when he was forced to amputate his right arm with a dull knife in order to free himself from between a boulder and a rock wall. Ralston was scrambling through a canyon in Utah when a boulder shifted, pinning his arm to the canyon wall. He was alone, and no one knew how to find him. After several days, he finally walked out of the canyon, near death and minus one arm. The whole ordeal is documented in Ralston’s autobiography Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and is the subject of the 2010 film 127 Hours.
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Abby Sunderland
Youngest Survivor Abby Sunderland was attempting to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world, when a strong storm snapped the mast of her 40-foot yacht, Wild Eyes. The 16-year-old was stranded in the Indian Ocean, 2,000 miles from land after being hit by gale-force winds and freezing temperatures. She was rescued by fishermen two days after raising a distress signal. Photo: youllbethere
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The Donner Party
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_ The Donner-Reed Party was a group of American pioneers who set out for California in a wagon train, but were delayed by a series of mishaps that forced them to spend the winter of 1846-47 snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some of the party resorted to cannibalism to survive, eating those who had succumbed to starvation and sickness. The group became snowed in near a pass in the high mountains in December of 1846. Their first help did not arrive until the middle of February 1847. Two other rescue parties later brought food, and attempted to bring the survivors out of the mountains. Only 48 of the original 87 members of the party lived to reach California. Survivor Virginia Reed’s haunting letter to her cousin, dated May 16, 1847, praised God for saving her life, and said, “…we have all got through and the only family that did not eat human flesh. We have everything but I don’t care for that. We have got through with our lives but don’t let this letter dishearten anybody. Never take no cutoffs and hurry along as fast as you can.” Pretty sound advice. Photo: Karanacs
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Slavomir Rawicz
Longest Hike Out Slavomir Rawicz was a cavalry officer in the Polish army when the Red Army captured him during the German-Soviet partition of Poland in 1939. After being tortured and put on trial in Moscow, he was sentenced to 25 years of hard labor in a Siberian Gulag. After a year of unbearable and inhumane conditions, Rawicz and six other prisoners escaped from their labor camp in Yakutsk. The escapees marched 4,000 miles on foot across the frozen Siberian tundra, the Gobi desert, through Tibet and over the Himalayan Mountains to British India. The Book The Long Walk is based on this story.
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Lewis and Clark Expedition
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_ Thomas Jefferson dispatched Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in 1804 to find a water route across North America and explore the uncharted West. Their famous story of two years of travel and discovery often glosses over the fact that without the help of friendly Native tribes and their interpreter, Sacajawea, the expedition would have starved to death or become hopelessly lost in the Rocky Mountains. Despite the help they received during their expedition, they were robbed, injured and nearly starved many times. Photo: National Archives
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Jan Baalsrud
_Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
_ In March 1943, a team of four expatriate Norwegian commandoes, including Jan Baalsrud, sailed from England to Nazi-occupied Norway to organize and supply the Norwegian resistance. Betrayed shortly after landing, the team was ambushed by the Nazis, leaving Baalsrud as the lone survivor. The book We Die Alone recounts Baalsrud’s incredible escape and his iron will to survive. Poorly clothed, with one foot entirely bare, and part of his big toe shot off, Baalsrud was relentlessly pursued by the Nazis. Surviving an avalanche, and suffering from frostbite and snow blindness, Baalsrud fought his way over the Norwegian mountains and tundra to a small arctic village. He was crippled and near death when he stumbled into the village of Mandal. The locals were willing to save him, and help him escape back home to Sweden.
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Beck Weathers
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_ Jon Krakauer’s bestseller, Into Thin Air, fleshed out many of the details of the ill-fated expeditions that left eight people dead, and became the definitive account of the deadliest season in the history of Mt. Everest. The most amazing part of the story centered on Beck Weathers, who was twice abandoned and presumed to be dead. Weathers spent 18 hours in subzero temperatures in the death zone before miraculously regaining his senses and staggering into camp. He was suffering from severe frostbite, corneal lacerations and hypothermia, and his face was so badly frostbitten it scarcely seemed human. Over the next year Weathers underwent ten surgeries, and his entire right hand and most of his left were amputated. Photo: Ian Dunster
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Nando Parrado and Crew
Desperate Measures Most of us are quite familiar with the basic facts of the story. A plane with a Uruguayan rugby team on board crashes into the Andes Mountains. Many on board are killed, and after several weeks without rescue and a few failed attempts to walk off the mountain, the survivors are forced to resort to cannibalism. Nando Parrado (left), the hero and author of the book Miracle in the Andes has provided a fresh re-telling of the high-altitude plane crash through the lens of the person most responsible for the rescue of the survivors. The original story was recounted in the 1974 bestseller, Alive. Although he suffered a fractured skull, was unconscious for three days after the crash and was presumed to ultimately succumb to his injuries, Parrado was able to survive. After several weeks of recovery, he eventually devised a plan and led the team over the 17,000-foot peak that trapped the survivors on a glacier, and marched ten days to rescue.
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Ernest Shackleton’s Expedition Team
Unlikely Survivors The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition is a compelling book about Sir Ernest Shackleton’s failed attempt to cross Antarctica on foot just prior to the start of World War I. Before the expedition was able to reach the continent, their ship, the Endurance, became stuck in an early ice floe in the Weddell Sea. The crew of 27 had no means of communication or hope for outside help, and remained isolated for next 22 months. The men lived within the bowels of the Endurance for almost a year before the ice destroyed it, forcing the expedition to move out onto the frozen sea. Several months later, the expedition built sledges and moved to Elephant Island, a rocky deserted spot of land just beyond the Antarctic Peninsula. At this point, no one knew what happened to the expedition, or where they were. Most people assumed they had been killed. Knowing that a rescue wasn’t going to happen, Shackleton made the decision to take one of the open lifeboats and cross the 800 miles of frigid sea to South Georgia Island where a small whaling station was located. Incredibly, he landed on the wrong side of the island and was forced to trek over the frozen mountains to reach the station.
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Hugh Glass
Left For Dead Hugh Glass was a mountain man on a fur trapping expedition led by Andrew Henry in August 1823. The expedition planned to proceed from the Missouri River, up the valley of the Grand River in present-day South Dakota. Glass surprised a mother grizzly bear with her two cubs and sustained massive injuries. He managed to kill the bear with help from his trapping partners, Fitzgerald and Bridger, but was left badly mauled and unconscious. Expedition leader Henry was convinced that Glass would not survive his injuries. Henry asked for two volunteers to stay with Glass until he died, and then bury him. Bridger (then 17 years old) and Fitzgerald stepped forward and began digging his grave. Bridger and Fitzgerald incorrectly reported to Henry that Glass had died. Glass regained consciousness to find himself abandoned without weapons or equipment. He was suffering from a broken leg and cuts on his back that exposed his ribs, and all his wounds were festering. Glass was mutilated and alone, more than 200 miles from the nearest settlement at Fort Kiowa on the Missouri. He set his own broken leg, wrapped himself in the bear hide his companions had placed over him as a shroud, and started to crawl. To prevent gangrene, Glass laid his wounded back on a rotting log and let the maggots eat the dead flesh. Glass survived mostly on wild berries and roots. Reaching the Cheyenne River after six weeks of travel, he fashioned a crude raft and floated down the river, navigating using the prominent Thunder Butte landmark. Aided by friendly natives who sewed a bear hide to his back to cover the exposed wounds, Glass eventually reached the safety of Fort Kiowa.
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Yossi Ghinsberg
Best Jungle Rescue In 1981, Yossi Ghinsberg and three companions set off into the depths of the Bolivian Amazon. They were ill-equipped for the journey, and soon were hopelessly lost. The party of four broke off into pairs, and two were never seen again. Ghinsberg and his friend built a raft to float downriver, but it caught on a rock and they lost each other in the rapids. For 19 days, Ghinsberg wandered the jungle. Meanwhile, some local men had found Ghinsburg’s friend and helped him search for the others. Miraculously, they found Yossi Ghinsberg still alive, wandering the river bank. Photo ghinsberg.com
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The Robertson Family
Battered by Orcas Two hundred miles off the Galapagos Islands, a pod of killer whales rammed and destroyed the ship of Dougal and Lyn Robertson on June 15, 1972. The Robertsons were set adrift in a small lifeboat with their three children and their friend. For 36 days the group of six survivors battled the ocean and the weather to stay alive, and eventually find rescue with the Japanese fishing trawler Toka Maru II on its way to the Panama Canal. Robertson, who had been keeping a journal in case they were rescued, recounted the ordeal in the 1973 book Survive the Savage Sea.
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The Whaleship Essex Crew
Lost at Sea The whaling ship Essex was rammed and sunk by a Sperm whale on November 20, 1820, in the Pacific Ocean. Twenty-one sailors were set adrift in three small whaleboats with little food or water. The sailors resorted to cannibalism and drinking urine. The boats eventually made their way to a small island, which contained few resources. The men separated to find help, some returning to the ocean in one of their small boats. Only eight of the sailors lived through the ordeal, one of whom, Owen Chase (pictured) , kept a log of the events. Chase was rescued 93 days after the Essex went down.
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Pierre Viaud
Wildest Swamp Survival On February 16, 1766, Pierre Viaud was a passenger on Le Tigre, a French merchant brigantine, which was en route to New Orleans when it wrecked in a storm 300 yards east of Dog Island. Viaud’s book recounts his struggle to find food and water, to make fire and to find shelter in the Florida swamps. Viaud and his lady companion decide to cut their slave’s throat, so that he would not have to starve to death. They also managed to survive an alligator attack, and eventually find rescue at the shore. Photo: Susan
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John Colter
Greatest Getaway John Colter was an American trapper and guide, who had helped in the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In 1808, Blackfeet Indians captured Colter, stripped him naked and took all his possessions. After the natives told Colter to run, the mountain man quickly realized he was the object of a “human hunt.” A very swift runner, Colter eluded most of the group, but one man gained on him. Turning and facing the Indian, Colter killed him with his own spear and took his blanket. By hiding in the river under a pile of logs, he was able to escape. For the next eleven days he walked 200 miles back to Fort Raymond with only the blanket for warmth and bark and roots for food.
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Juliane Koepcke
Luckiest Plane Crash Survivor Juliane Diller (born 1954 in Lima as Juliane Margaret Koepcke) is best known for being the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508 in the Peruvian rainforest. The airplane was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm and exploded in mid-air. Koepcke, who was 17 years old at the time, fell thousands of feet still strapped into her seat. The thick, deep jungle canopy cushioned her fall, and she survived with only a broken collarbone, a gash to her right arm and her right eye swollen shut. Koepcke had no training or gear, but was soon able to locate a small stream, which she followed for 9 days. She finally found a canoe and a nearby shelter, where she waited, and was soon rescued by two loggers.
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Debbie Kiley
Last Woman Standing In October 1982, Deborah and four other people set out from Maine to deliver the 58-foot yacht Trashman to Florida. Gale winds and high seas off the coast of North Carolina sank the yacht, leaving the crew adrift in a rubber dinghy in shark-filled waters without food or water. Three of them ended up dying. Two of the crew resorted to drinking seawater, which caused their mental state to decline. One man got into the water and was eaten by sharks right underneath the raft. Another simply swam off, never to be seen again. Deborah and one other crewman were able to hang on for 4 days until rescued. Photo: Beachcomber1954
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Lt. David Steeves
Best Reappearing Act David Steeves, a U.S. Air Force lieutenant in the 1950s, was unjustly accused of giving a Lockheed T-33A trainer jet to the USSR during the Cold War. Lieutenant Steeves was ordered to fly the jet from an Air Force Base near San Francisco, to Craig Air Force Base near Selma, Alabama on May 9, 1957. Steeves and the jet disappeared, and he was declared dead after a search turned up nothing. However, Steeves appeared out of the Sierra Nevada the following July, saying he parachuted after something blew up in the jet. He claimed that he hadn’t eaten for two weeks, until he stumbled upon a ranger’s cabin in Kings Canyon National Park, where he found fish hooks, beans and a canned ham.
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Balloon Crash
Lost in the Great North December 13, 1920, Lieutenants Kloor, Hinton and Farrell of the US Navy crashed in a hydrogen balloon, deep in the Canadian wilderness. They were 20 miles from the nearest town–Moose Factory, Ontario. They traveled through the dense forest for a week, in the brutal winter cold, with little gear or food. They forced each other to keep going, and refused to leave any man behind, until they finally reached a Hudson Bay trading post. Photo: Robert S. Donovan
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Captain James Riley
Stuck in the Sahara In 1815, eleven American sailors and their Captain, James Riley, were shipwrecked and washed up on the shore of North Africa. Soon captured and sold into slavery, they were then dragged along on an insane journey through the heart of the Sahara desert. Along the way, they encountered murder, starvation, death, dehydration, and hostile tribes that roamed the desert. The Captain and a few of his men were eventually freed by a sympathetic British merchant.
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Hiroo Onoda
Longest Holdout Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda, a former Japanese army intelligence officer who fought in World War II, did not surrender until 1974, spending almost thirty years holding out in the jungles of the Philippines. Onoda continued his campaign well after the war ended, initially living in the mountains with three fellow soldiers. As his fellow soldiers died or surrendered, Lieutenant Onoda refused to believe the letters and notes left for him that the war was over. He finally emerged from the jungle, 29 years after the end of World War II, and accepted his former commanding officer’s order. Onoda formally surrendered, wearing a hand-made, coconut fiber uniform, as his old uniform had long since rotted away.
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Steve Fossett
Luckiest Fall Two-thirds of the way into his fourth attempt to collect the $1 million prize for circumnavigating the globe solo in a helium balloon, adventurer Steve Fossett ran headlong into a storm over the Coral Sea. Fossett decided to try sailing his vessel, The Solo Spirit, over the storm. At 30,000 feet in the air, the hail shredded the mylar skin of The Solo Spirit and Fossett’s passenger capsule began falling from the sky. To brace for impact, Fossett lay across the bench of the capsule and awaited his fate. Shockingly, when the remnants of The Solo Spirit splashed down, Fossett was completely unharmed. As the passenger capsule filled with water, he scrambled out with a life raft, and was rescued 10 hours later.
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John McCain
Toughest Prisoner On October 26, 1967 Lieutenant Commander John McCain was shot down by a missile over Hanoi, Vietnam. When trying to eject from the aircraft, McCain fractured both arms and a leg and almost drowned when he parachuted into Truc Bach Lake. North Vietnamese residents then pulled him ashore while others crushed his shoulder and bayoneted him. McCain was then transported to Hanoi’s main Hoa Lo Prison, a.k.a. the “Hanoi Hilton.” McCain’s captors refused to treat his injuries and proceeded to beat and interrogate him to get information. He was eventually sent to a different camp on the outskirts of Hanoi in December 1967, and was placed in a cell with two other Americans. In March 1968, McCain was put into solitary confinement, where he would remain for two years. In mid-1968, McCain’s father, Admiral John S. McCain, Jr., was named commander of all U.S. forces in Vietnam and the North Vietnamese offered McCain an early release. McCain turned down the offer and said he would only accept if every man taken in before him was released as well. McCain was subjected to rope bindings and repeated beatings every few hours and was suffering from dysentery at the time. After four days, McCain hit his breaking point and gave an anti-American propaganda “confession,” but he subsequently received two to three beatings weekly because of his refusal to sign additional statements. Altogether, McCain was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam for more than five years. He was released on March 14, 1973.

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The 50 Best Survival Blogs You Should Read in 2021


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Ask a Prepper

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The Survival Mom

https://thesurvivalmom.com/
The Survival Mom blog was launched more than a decade ago, by a super-newbie blogger, Lisa Bedford and is now read by more than 220,000 visitors each month. Lisa shares practical survival and preparedness advice.

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SurvivalBlog

https://survivalblog.com/
James Wesley, Rawles (“JWR”), a survivalist author and former U.S. Army Intelligence officer founded SurvivalBlog 15 years ago. The aim was to be part of something bigger: a virtual community.

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SHTF Preparedness

https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/
The blog covers topics including SHTF, emergency preparedness, survival, prepping and homesteading, including practical advice and guidance for their readers.

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OFFGRID Survival

https://offgridsurvival.com/
OFFGRID Survivial is a preparedness/survival website that is dedicated to helping people become more self-reliant and better prepared to face the very real threats that exist in today’s world.

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The Simple Prepper

https://www.thesimpleprepper.com/
The Simple Prepper is a survival blog devoted to educating the casual prepper on topics such as disaster preparedness, emergency survival, prepper kits, self-reliance, and personal defence.

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Bio Prepper

https://www.bioprepper.com/
The Bio Prepper includes practical advice on topics such as self-sufficiency, survival, natural remedies, as well as a range of other areas that helps prepare their readers for any eventuality.

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Bunker Basics

https://bunkerbasics.com/
Bunker Basics write about The Event and its potential causes. They discuss the how to go about prepping, the irresponsible behavior within the tech community, and more.

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Prepper Fortress

https://www.prepperfortress.com/
With topics covered such as an economic collapse, disasters, survival, gardening, DIY, and prepping, the blog looks to provide all of the information anyone needs to prepare for any eventuality.

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reThinkSurvival.com

https://rethinksurvival.com/
This site is dedicated to providing top-notch family emergency preparedness resources, tools, and tips to better prepare you and your family for nearly any disaster or emergency situation.

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Survivopedia

https://www.survivopedia.com/
Survivopedia helps people regain their peace of mind – by becoming more self-reliant and self sufficient in all aspects of life: from putting food on the table, to keeping your loved one safe, and staying in good health.

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Apartment Prepper

http://apartmentprepper.com/
There are some steps we can take now to become better prepared and self sufficient, while living in an apartment in a large city. This blog was created to help not only the site owner, but others who are in the same situation.

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Modern Survival Blog

https://modernsurvivalblog.com/
Modern Survival Blog is about practical sensible preparedness. Couple that with the spirit of self reliance, an extent of sustainable living — all while pursuing life, liberty, and happiness.

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Preparedness Advice

https://preparednessadvice.com/
The Preparedness Advice blog contains answers to a whole host of prepping questions. This covers a wide array of topics which are written about in-depth in order to prepare their readers for any eventuality.

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The Prepper Journal

https://www.theprepperjournal.com/
The Prepper Journal is a daily survival blog devoted to a wide variety of preparedness, survival, self-reliance and personal defence topics for readers who want to protect themselves and their family.

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Survival Sullivan

https://www.survivalsullivan.com/
The blog describes itself as like no other. Chock-full of informative, high-quality articles, you will learn about every possible aspect of prepping and survival. It is designed to give you as much information as humanly possible.

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All Self-Sustained

https://www.allselfsustained.com/
The blog provides detailed articles on topics such as self-defence, survival, gardening, preparedness, health, and homesteading. All intended to support the path to self-sufficiency.

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Modern Survival Online

https://modernsurvivalonline.com/
The blog features a number of authors who are experts in their relative fields. This brings a wealth of experience and practical advice to the site, as various topics are covered in real depth.

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Survival Cache

https://survivalcache.com/
The Survival Cache team is dedicated to bringing you the most relevant survival information in the world. They are constantly discussing survival strategies, reviewing survival gear, tactical gear and weapons.

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The Prepared

https://theprepared.com/blog/
The blog features modern, rational prepping guides and reviews. It contains no propaganda or spam, and they help you and your family get “common sense ready” quickly and cheaply.

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Skilled Survival

https://www.skilledsurvival.com/
A survival and preparedness site dedicated to helping people prepare, adapt and overcome whatever the future holds.

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The Survivalist Blog

https://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/
TheSurvivalistBlog.net is one of the oldest and most informative survival and preparedness websites on the web. The team of writers is comprised of highly-experienced preppers, homesteaders and firearms experts.

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More Than Just Surviving

https://morethanjustsurviving.com/
More Than Just Surviving is a survival blog that concentrates on wilderness survival, preparedness, and gear. Run by a two-person husband and wife team, this blog’s mission is to offer a down to earth resource.

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Backdoor Survival

https://www.backdoorsurvival.com/
Backdoor Survival was created to share the angst and concern about our deteriorating economy and its impact on ordinary, middle-class folks. And secondly, to become a prepper of the highest order and to share learnings.

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Imminent Threat Solutions

https://www.itstactical.com/
The site provides knowledge that empowers individuals with indispensable skill-sets to explore their world and prevail against all threats; built on a foundation of relentless questioning.

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Doom and Bloom

https://www.doomandbloom.net/blog/
In circumstances when you have lost access to modern medicine, there is no substitute for being medically prepared. This blog aims to prepare their readers for exactly that scenario.

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The Doomsday Moose

https://www.doomsdaymoose.com/
The blog contains various articles relating to our impending doom, and hopefully will improve your chances for surviving any coming apocalypse. From preparing for that big storm to surviving a zombie apocalypse.

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Ready Lifestyle

https://readylifestyle.com/
At Ready Lifestyle, their mission is to make sure that you have the right thought process, skills, and equipment to protect yourself and your family during the next major disaster or SHTF event.

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Surviving Prepper

https://survivingprepper.com/
The Surviving Prepper blog contains a large range of practical tips, skills and advice, that enable who families to be fully prepared for any survival eventualities.

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Preparedness Mama

https://preparednessmama.com/
Taking the Scared out of being Prepared – PreparednessMama is there when you need her. The blog covers topics such as food storage, gardening and homesteading, frugal living, being prepared and making plans.

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Urban Survival

https://urbansurvival.com/
This is George Ure’s original survival blog, George is an expert in many fields and shares his notable views and practical advice to his readers, covering a variety of survival and prepping topics.

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Survivalist Prepper

https://survivalistprepper.net/recent-blog-articles/
The site was set up as you never know what waits around the next corner and cannot see into the future, but you can plan for it. The blog shows preparedness is about having the knowledge and skills to survive anything.

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TruePrepper

https://www.trueprepper.com/
TruePrepper is a preparedness resource grounded in risk analysis. They share the best prepping guides available, review survival gear with obsessive attention to detail.

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Willow Haven Outdoor

http://willowhavenoutdoor.com/
The Willow Haven Outdoor blog is part of a Survival & Disaster Preparedness training facility located in Central Indiana. Their mission is to promote, teach, share and preserve outdoor living and survival skills.

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Survival Punk

https://www.survivalpunk.com/
Survivalpunk is the home of a DIY Survival Blog where readers can learn how to survive any disaster with ingenuity, practical tips and guidance, and resourcefulness.

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Mom With a Prep

https://momwithaprep.com/
Mom with a Prep was started with a single goal in mind: create a valuable resource for people who are dedicated to living a prepared life. Prepared in food, supplies, and deed.

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Survival Frog

https://blog.survivalfrog.com/
Survival Frog is the largest and most trusted source for survival and preparedness products online. Their mission is to educate those who are ready to protect their families and to provide them with advice.

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Preppers Survive

http://www.prepperssurvive.com/
This blog is about emergency preparedness which means gathering supplies and knowledge in case of a natural disaster or crisis event. Their first goal in starting this website is to simplify Prepping.

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Prepper’s Will

https://prepperswill.com/
Created by Bob Rodgers, he started this site as an information support for his friends and family but also to help his fellow Americans learn more about what it takes to make it out there in the eventuality of SHTF.

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Blue Collar Prepping

http://bluecollarprepping.blogspot.com/
Blue Collar Prepping is a website for people who want to be prepared for emergencies and disasters, but are disgusted by the prevailing attitude of to be prepared you must have a huge wealth of resources.

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Survival Jack

https://survivaljack.com/
Survival Jack provides informative blogs about preparedness. Get the latest information on how to prepare, and what to do when an emergency strikes.

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UK Survival Guides

https://uksurvivalguides.com/
They are a website covering survival and emergency preparedness, home and personal security, homesteading and child safety.

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Primal Survivor

https://www.primalsurvivor.net/
Practical and sensible prepping advice for all. No sensationalism, no discrimination, no politics.





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