Tag Archives: Outdoor

Drowning Story

True Drowning Story: Why Mental Preparedness is Everything

LivingReadyOnline.com reader DJnRF (David Jacobs) replied to the recent post about coordinating family members in a tough survival scenario with a true story about multiple drownings. It was too insightful to pass up, so it’s being featured in a post. Warning: This isn’t an easy read, but it shows why mental preparedness is so...

How to Make a Hand Drill Friction Fire

Video: How to Make a Hand Drill Friction Fire

How to Make a Hand Drill Friction Fire: Quick Tips For the fire board, locate or baton a plank of wood about 1/2-inch to 1/3-inch thick. Good woods to use include: Sotol Yucca Balsam Fir Western Red Cedar Cypress Tamarack Basswood Cottonwood American Elm Slippery Elm Willow and others   Choose a spindle that’s...

Living Ready Ultimate Survival Workshop

Introducing the Living Ready Ultimate Survival Workshop

The Living Ready Store is always coming up with great deals, but this one really knocks it out of the park. Just in time for National Preparedness Month, it’s the Living Ready Ultimate Survival Workshop. This is the best preparedness information Living Ready has ever offered at an absolutely phenomenal price. Ultimate Survival Workshop...

Knife Sheath DIY Survival Kit

Video: Knife Sheath DIY Survival Kit

A knife sheath is the perfect base for a DIY survival kit. You're already going to carry the sheath anyway, why not get some more use out of it?

Tornado Survival Tips

Tornado Survival Tips

There's no doubt about it. Tornado season is here. Use these tornado survival tips to stay one step ahead of the storm.

Bug-Out Bike

Help Us Design a Bug-Out Bike

Bug-out bikes make a lot of sense for those living in urban areas. They can weave through congested traffic, go off-road, don't need gas and are generally easy to fix compared to vehicles.

Tell Living Ready how you'd outfit one and share your bug-out bike photos.