Getting Ready For the Long Walk- Part 3, by Lone Wolf and Cub

Lone Wolf and Cub

Today, we are wrapping up this series. We’ve already discussed the importance of prayer and are looking at what we need to take with us, most recently discussing first aid and medical supplies. We’ll continue with a few health care notes and move on with other items that need to be prepared and ready to go when it’s time to head to your retreat.

Preventive Measures Against The Triad of Death

The “triad of death” is the condition were your patient has hypothermia, excessive blood loss, and acidosis, which is a condition where the body is unable to clot. This triad of death is a vicious cycle where one condition causes the other, with death as the final result. Yet two of these are easily preventable for those skilled in standard first aid.  A properly applied tourniquet applied two inches above … Continue reading




Letter Re: Walking to the Retreat

Garden Cart

Gentlemen:

In recent days SurvivalBlog has published two articles that heavily feature the “Shank’s Mare” option– walking to Get Out of Dodge. I consider walking to a bugout location a last resort but one that must be included in the planning process.

To that end, I’ve been looking for a device that could provide assistance in such a trek. In the movie “The Road,” made from the Cormac McCarthy book of the same name, the father eventually comes into possession of what looks like a Strongway Yard Cart (available through Amazon and others) or similar cart, which is a 4 foot long and 31 inch wide super size plywood wheelbarrow with a large diameter spoked wheel on each side mounted amid ship and having an extended tubular handle to the rear, all with a 400 lb capacity.

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The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:

North Korea ICBM

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “HJL”. North Korea is making headlines again as the beat of the war drum gets louder.

Second Amendment

Australia has no such protection of their right to keep and bear arms. As a result, after the 1996 mass shooting in Port Arthur, they basically removed all firearms rights. However, the authorities still estimate that there are approximately 300,000 firearms still on the streets. While suicides and murders by firearm have indeed gone down, violent crimes have actually increased. Now the population has no way to protect themselves. The UK’s response to self-defense is a public service announcement called “Run, Hide, and Tell”. Many armed Americans prefer the mantra “Stand, Fight, and Quell” though. Thanks to H.L. for the link.

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