Daniel Preissman

More about the author:

Dan is a recently retired DoD engineer. His passions include kayaking, skiing, hiking and backpacking. He is always looking for that next adrenaline driven adventure.

Author Articles

[Updated] How To Build A Tarp Shelter: 26 Tarp Configurations For Your Next Outdoor Trip

On a scale of one to a tarp, how versatile is your backpacking shelter? Tarp shelters are a must-have...

Going Hiking? Here’s How To Prevent And Treat Those Nasty Foot Blisters

Sometimes the smallest things can ruin even the best-laid hiking plans. Yes, we’re talking about foot blisters. These nasty little fluid-filled sacs are every hiker’s...

How To Prepare for High Altitude Hikes

High altitude hiking is not for the faint of heart. Or lungs. The rewards of high altitude hiking are amazing--- you get to see views...

Are You Prepared For An EMP Attack?

You've prepared for natural disasters like droughts, earthquakes, hurricanes, and flooding. You've stocked up enough food in case of food shortages. Heck, you might...

Can You Survive A Wildfire?

This year, the US experienced one of its biggest wildfire seasons in recent history. More than a million acres have been scorched, whole neighborhoods...

Winter Survival Basics Every Prepper Should Know

American novelist Sinclair Lewis once said: "Winter is not a season, it's an occupation" And he couldn't have been more correct. Winter is that unique time of...