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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: Best Glide Survival Fishing Kit

I would not stake my life on this product but for the size and the weight, it is worth having with you if you don't have any other options. Out of the 3 choices, I personally like the Standard version (which you can buy on Amazon for around $20).

Published:  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:01:00 GMT

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Published:  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:54:00 GMT

You can't be serious about prepping if you're not serious about your health

Writing for Modern Survival Blog, Ken Jorgustin said that it is time to start dedicating more of our time and resources to our health and fitness rather than concentrating on more survival gear. While we don't have to become a fighting machine ...

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:57:00 GMT

A City Kid Learns There's More to Dallas Than Just Concrete

Sandifer earns a living as an accountant, but this is his element. Imagining a full inventory of survival gear-compass, flint and tinder for campfires, a machete to fend off wild beasts and hack through tangled underbrush-I am almost disappointed when ...

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:37:00 GMT

'NCIS' recap: 'A Many Splendored Thing'

The team scramble to the location, an abandoned radio tower that's stocked with survival gear. They hear a noise in back and approach, guns drawn, to find Reeves and Bishop. "How's that water leak coming?" Gibbs asks. Busted, Bish. Busted.

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:45:00 GMT

The Klondike

"We had an at night GPS course in the snow to find a cone." Other activities included inspecting a sled to make sure it was properly stocked with survival gear. "Usually the boys sled over the snow, but they wanted to be manly and carry the sled ...

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:08:00 GMT

The TiScribe Bolt

I've done a few reviews of Urban Survival Gear's TiScribe products, and they just seem to be getting better and better. The first pen was a little pocket-sized fountain pen that I reviewed back August 2015. It was a pretty good little pen. Second was a ...

Published:  Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:22:00 GMT

Search and rescue in the great outdoors

Carry flashlights, signal flares and survival gear. Know the area and travel routes. Those new to the Delta often become disoriented and lost. GPS units are great but, as Mire said, "Don't bet your life on one." He does encourage having and knowing ...

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:03:00 GMT

Military 1st - Army Surplus Store and More

Not only that, but Military 1st is focused on efficiency. The last thing you want when you purchase survival gear is for it to stop working as expected right in the middle of a dangerous survival situation. This is why you need to rely solely on high ...

Published:  Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:29:00 GMT

Survival Activities That Can Transform a Person's Skill Set and Not to Mention Are 100% Free!

For many, being fully decked out in the latest in survival gear and equipment, food and clothing is not possible because it is extremely cost prohibitive. Because of that, we strive to identify inexpensive ways to prepare - that will work or make sense ...

Published:  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:28:00 GMT

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