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Survival Knife and Gift Card Giveaway!

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Beat the End has teamed up with Doomsday Moose to offer another great giveaway!   Doomsday Moose is another valuable survival blog that offers great information about prepping, survival, and Doomsday news. Check them out to get good info on survival.  http://www.doomsdaymoose.com For this June giveaway we have two great prizes for two winners. Gerber Bear

Rappelling, Caves and Backpacking Oh My, Videos, Thoughts and Tips

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This past weekend my wife and I went on a backpacking excursion in Clear Creek Canyon. It is about an hour east of Flagstaff, Arizona. This is one of the most beautiful and amazing places in all of Arizona. The Canyon is like something out of a movie or photograph and every time I am

Preppers and Precious Metals

As preppers we need to be prepared for all the types of problems and disasters we may face. One of the problems we may face is a massive decrease in the value of the US dollar. At the moment with the government printing the amount of money that they do we are already experiencing a

Why Training and Knowledge is Important for Preppers.

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In the prepper community knowledge and training is extremely important. In a teotwawki situation training can mean the difference between life and death.  For this reason I try to learn as much as I can and take as many classes as possible.  There are so many different aspects and things to know about when prepping,

The Ultimate Survivalists and Preppers, Who is it?

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My wife and I recently visited a town in Eastern Arizona called Snowflake.  It was a small Mormon settlement started in 1878.  We went to a few of the landmarks and museums in Snowflake (which is few as it is only a town of about 3-5k people).  We learned a lot of history of the

A Prepper Challenge

Here’s a challenge related to money. Can you go an entire 24-hour period without spending a dime? How about a week? How about a month? We often don’t realize both how much we spend and where all of our money goes. From the time you wake up in the morning, money is often leaving your pocket at an alarming

The World’s Military Body Armor Models and Innovations

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Body armor is used all over the world. Some countries allow their citizens to own and wear body armor for personal protection bought from websites online e.g. www.safeguardclothing.com that deliver armor to your door, whereas other countries allow only law enforcement officers and military members to do it. Whatever the situation in your country, body armor available to you

Beat The End Survival Gear Giveaway

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As a thank you to all of the readers of the Beat The End survival blog we have put together a survival gear giveaway.  We have teamed with 10 companies and websites that have made this giveaway possible.  Before you enter the giveaway, check out some of our sponsors below to see all the great things they have

Top Ten Doomsday Theories of 2013

 Thank you http://www.simplyhike.co.uk/ for this great infographic about doomsday theories.  Also thank you for mentioning my site on it. This graphic shows what people think would be the most likely doomsday scenarios!

Top 15 Homesteading Skills for Preppers

A homesteader is essentially a person who lives a self-sufficient lifestyle, free of reliance on the surrounding society. One thing is for sure, that a true homesteader would be well off in the case of an economic or societal collapse. This is one of many things a prepper might prepare for. So it lends to reason, that any prepper

Why Books Should Be Part of Your Bug Out Bag Guest Post

A bug out bag is an emergency store of sufficient food, water and whatever else might be deemed necessary to survive for up to 72 hours following the occurrence of a natural disaster or major catastrophic event. Bug out bags, also called go-bags or good bags (Get Out Of Dodge) must be portable and therefore

New Resource for “Hands-On” Preppers- Free Survival Book!

Preppers are typically “hands-on” kind of people, and with that in mind, a new website; “Preparedness is Fundamental”, has just been launched that features articles and short how-to videos on prepping for anyone that doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty. One video shows you how you can secure as many perfectly good batteries as you want

Important Bug Out Bag Items Guest Post

Guest Post Important Bug Out Bag Items that Should Be Present During Survival Times While in a vast majority of cases, it would be ideal to survive disasters in one’s residence, there may be times when certain individuals need to leave their neighbourhood and community. This is because earthquakes, flooding, fires, hurricanes, and other calamities

Extreme Survivalist TV Show, Now Casting!

Metal Flowers Media, the casting company that casted parts for The Colony, Dual Survival, Storage Wars, and many other shows, is now casting for an extreme survival reality show.  This could be kind of fun if you are an avid outdoorsman or a trained survivalist.  I just hope it is a legitimate survival show, unlike

Survivalist Pornography is this a Joke? Prepping is Getting Popular!

I am always looking for interesting topics, news and information in the prepper and survivalist community.  This was emailed to me from my google alerts (emails you stories based on a topic) and I thought it was so ridiculous and funny that I had to post it.  I am hoping it does not offend.  So

The Ins and Outs of Your Bug Out Vehicle!

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Bug Out Vehicle When thinking about a bug out vehicle, the first types of vehicles that come to mind are big 4×4 vehicles or military vehicles.  While these vehicles may be some of the best bug out vehicles, there are many other types to think about.  It would also be a good idea to have

The Addiction of Prepping

Prepping Addiction Prepping and being ready for a disaster is definitely a noble cause and will be very beneficial to your family.  Most preppers are just regular people that feel being able to have stability during tough times is important.  For the majority of preppers, the art of prepping can actually be a fun, learning

Get Home Bag, What is it and What should it Contain?

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Picture this: you are at work, 15 miles from your home, without a get home bag. Your boss informs you that there have been multiple terrorist attacks in a city quite close to your location and that there has even been a wide range EMP (electromagnetic pulse). He tells everybody that they should go home

How to Build a Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform

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Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform Building a pickup truck sleeping platform can be very beneficial for, not only camping, but for use as a bug out vehicle.  For those who don’t know what a bug out vehicle is, it is used to quickly get to a safe location—whether a disaster occurs or there is just economic

Survival Movies, The Cream of the Crop and those that didn’t Shine

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Survival Movies, Best to the Worst! The popularity of survival movies has really grown over the past couple of years. I have rated these movies in three different categories.  The categories are: realisticness, survival value and entertainment factor.  Each of these is on a A – F Grading Scale with A being best and F