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Confidence Born of Preparation

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Here's how to capture rainwater using just the shirt off your back, plus other rain catchment techniques that could save your life.

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Whether you’re getting started or could use a refresher, here are the things you need to know to effectively read the sky for weather.

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Even an experienced hiker can lose his way on a trek. Below are some tips for avoiding disaster and some advice on what to do if you get lost.

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The Dutch oven is a true must-have in your off-grid arsenal. But don’t be fooled by its simplicity. It takes time and know-how to get the most out of a Dutch oven and to avoid burning or undercooking valuable food.

Read on for a guide to upping your Dutch oven skills in five steps.

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Most folks spend more time praying for rain than preparing for the consequences of it. Due to this, we typically find ourselves running around looking for old towels to use on wet paws and chasing muddy children down the hall when we start seeing it get muddy outside. Here are 10 must-do tips to help you keep mud out of your house when the next rainstorm passes through. Designate just one or two entrances for muddy feet and paws. Allowing people to only come in and go out through one door makes clean up much easier. When you decide on...

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