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If you plan on traversing rough mountain terrain on your next vacation, or want to prepare for a natural disaster, finding the right survival equipment can be a big challenge.

Get Your Survival Gear At Prepare Wise Today! Earthquakes, tornadoes, ice storms, and hurricanes can leave you in the dark and cause you to leave your home, with nowhere to go. Or, you could be stuck at your residence with little or no access to food, water, and electricity. Similarly, roughing it in the mountains can be a lot of fun - but having the proper emergency supplies is key to preparing for any situation that could occur. It could be life or death.

Trying to find affordable survival gear and emergency preparedness products in most local areas can be a frustrating experience. Thankfully there are online companies that provide a wide selection of survival products to save you time and money.

Before making your next purchase of survival gear, packaged food, or bottled water, consider the following:

Best Survival Gear Stores
  • Selection. Does the company offer a wide selection of survival gear and emergency preparedness products? Or will you have to shop various companies to find everything you need?
  • Shipping. Survival gear can be heavy. What does the survival company charge for shipping, and how does that compare to other providers?
  • Return policy. Does the survival gear company enable you to return products if you aren't satisfied? If so, does that involve a restocking fee? has reviewed and ranked the best survival gear stores available today. We hope these reviews help you meet all of your emergency preparedness and survival gear needs!


Survival Gear Reviews

5 stars
Prepare Wise

PREPARE Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

PrepareWise offers a solid selection of survival gear, focusing primarily on food but also with a great variety of safety kits, water storage options, and fuel/energy products. With free shipping on every order within the continental US, an "A+" rating with the Better Business Bureau, and free gifts with most larger purchases, it's easy to see why PrepareWise owns our top rating among retailers of survival gear.
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4.5 stars
The Ready Store


At The Ready Store you'll find an extensive line of survival gear and emergency preparedness products for all of your needs. Great prices, along with free shipping options, makes The Ready Store a strong value. If you're looking for anything survival gear related, this is an excellent place to shop. Read More... Visit

4 stars
Are You Prepared


A nice selection of many different survival gear products, low cost shipping and a decent return policy makes Are You Prepared a strong contender for your survival gear and emergency preparedness needs.
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3 stars
1 800 Prepare


While the 1 800 Prepare website does have a good selection of emergency preparedness supplies, it does not have any food supplies that we were looking for. That along with less than impressive shipping and return policies bumped the ranking of this company to only average.
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3 stars
Survival Food


Survival Food provides a limited line of survival products. The food selection on this website is comparable to those rated higher but lacks the selection of other emergency preparedness/survival products that we were looking for. Shipping was expensive and the return policy wasn't as customer friendly as we would like. Read More... Visit

2.5 stars
Nitro Pak


Nitro Pak provides a very specialized website and lacks a nice selection of emergency preparedness products we were looking. The website also lacked good organization and presented from frustration while navigating the limited selection. Read More... Visit

2 stars
Quake Kare


Quake Kare misses the mark in selection and shipping rates. If you are looking for survival gear products we recommend you shop a much higher ranked company. Read More... Visit

Survival Gear Review | The Mission Critical Backpack

Becoming a parent doesn't mean you have to give up your outdoorsman lifestyle. Mission Critical is a husband and wife owned business that specializes in survival gear for parents, especially dads. The Mission Critical Backpack is spacious and easy to use.

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:24:00 GMT

Personal Security & Survival Gear: 15 New Products Released In 2016

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Published:  Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:53:00 GMT

Is Smith & Wesson Holding Preparing to Make Another Acquisition?

On July 26, it purchase laser sight maker Crimson Trace for $95 million. On Nov. 4, it purchased camping and survival gear maker Ultimate Survival Technologies for $34 million. And perhaps more significantly, just three days after buying the extreme ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Backpack You Need When the Four Horsemen Arrive

There's even a special sleeve for a shovel and depth poles. The straps are glove-friendly. This backpack may indeed save your life, because it'll keep all of your survival gear safe and accessible. Santa, if you're listening, we'll take one.

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:43:00 GMT

Useful survival gear to get this Black Friday

Black Friday is the most critical shopping day of the year and it's the perfect time to stock up on supplies you need or get the items you want. I have been taking advantage of the Black Friday sales for the past five years to gear up and buy new ...

Published:  Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:01:00 GMT

Smith & Wesson announces earnings up, sales up

The purchase, part of Smith & Wesson's diversification push, gets Smith & Wesson heavier into the survival gear and camping equipment business. UST's products include LED lights, patented all-weather fire starters, unbreakable signal mirrors, outdoor ...

Published:  Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:52:00 GMT

Ark Survival Evolved heading to PS4

PS4 gamers have been left out in the cold. Until now. Pack your survival gear guys, you're heading to a not so nice version of Jurassic World. Ark Survival Evolved heading to PS4 next week. And it comes packing some extras. Not only will ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:02:00 GMT

Top 7 Reasons for Bugging Out from Economic Collapse or Catastrophic Disaster

Not a lot of people can claim they have a radioactive chemical mask for just such an occasion, yet it is a critical piece of survival gear for residents who live within 100 miles or so of a major city that one day may get nuked. At one time, there weren ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:45:00 GMT

Trip Tips: Build the Ultimate Paddling First Aid Kit

They work like a charm and almost as well. Moleskin is also great to have for long hike-ins and festering blisters. Survival gear. Safety pins, waterproof matches with striking sheet, and a SOL Bivvy to keep you warm when you're stuck in the woods overnight.

Published:  Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:49:00 GMT

The Ultimate Survival Gear List

Once you've begun to stockpile survival gear, it can be hard to determine what you're missing from your list. As a result, we've taken the time to create as much of a comprehensive list of all the different types of survival gear as possible.

Published:  Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT

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