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What is Your Most Important Prep?

important prepThis is something that I given a lot of thought too.  My stock answer in the past has always been knowledge.  While knowledge is a good answer and quite important, I think, there is a better answer.  Your most important prep is the one that makes the difference between life and death.

Knowledge can be good, but if it is all book knowledge, you can die while you are trying to apply it.  Book knowledge has to be converted from theory to a working knowledge or skill.  A good example would be fire starting, it is great to have the knowledge that birch bark will make good tinder, but until you have tried it and made it work, you don’t have a skill.…

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Your Most Important Prep

most important prepsI have been thinking about what is your most important prep.  In talking with people, the most common answer that I have received is water or food.  Amongst the other answers that I have received are shelter, knives, fire starters and weapons.  None of these are bad answers but I don’t believe they are the best answer.  In my opinion, the most important prep is knowledge.

Any item that you store or cache can be lost, stolen or in some manner destroyed.  You can be stuck on the side of the road with nothing, but you still have the knowledge and skills that you have developed and practiced. …

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