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What is the Difference Between Body Armor and Flak Vests?

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Body Armor vs. Flak Vest In military combat, it’s always been crucial to have the proper protective gear on the body. Through the years, protective gear has advanced and evolved to better protect militants. As some of the first tools of defense for militants, there was the use of flak vests or jackets. These were

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

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

Great Time at the Arizona Survivalist/Prepper Expo

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On Saturday March 30th my wife Megan and I had the pleasure of attending the AZ Survivalist/Prepper Expo. It was great to meet all the vendors and look at all the cool survival products and services that these companies brought to the table.  One of the things that I thought was amazing was the diverse

The Benefits of Living Off Grid

The collective sprawl of societal living shapes, and molds dictates what people are as well as what they become, and it is far from far fetched that living in isolation from society would have its benefits. To completely cut oneself off from the rest of the world with a solar-powered home and a well for

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

Is Prepping for the Worst a Social Benefit?

Many people these days are preparing themselves and their families for global economic meltdown, or for natural disaster. Many others are considering it. Is this a good thing for society? Well, in many ways, yes it is. A populace which isn’t just sitting back and hoping to lean on the government if worst comes to

Top 10 Reasons Why the Future of America Depends on Survivalists & Preppers

Top 10 Reasons Why the Future of America Depends on Survivalists & Preppers By David T Morris There has been a lot of derogatory talk lately about “preppers” and “survivalists” and I’d like to take a minute to point out 10 reasons why preppers and survivalists have always been vital to the United States and

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 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

Welcome to Beat the End! Be Ready For Any Situation!

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If you have just started prepping or are a fully fledged prepper survivalist there are always things to learn. Beat The End survival blog strives to give you the most up to date and relevant information on survival, camping, the outdoors, prepping and everything that goes along with it.  If you feel preparing is too