The Survivalist Prepper Podcast

Dale Goodwin, Self Sufficient Prepper and Survivalist,


Survivalist Prepper, all about survival for preppers, preparedness and living off the grid without all the "tin foil hat" stuff. Learning how to become self sufficient and living without any outside help from the government. Stay up to date with the ...Show More

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Grid Down Communications for Preppers (Part 2)

53:28 | Aug 30th, 2018

One of the most critical parts of a good preparedness plan is the ability to gather information about what’s going on, and what could happen. When cell phones don’t work, the internet is down, or when radio and television is just static, we need good...Show More

Grid Down Communications for Preppers (Part 1)

45:47 | Aug 23rd, 2018

In the event of any disaster or SHTf event, the ability to get information about what’s going on and communicate will be vital. Grid down communications is also important in order to communicate with family friends and group members.  Along with pol...Show More

Grid Down Cooking Options and Considerations for Preppers

55:07 | Aug 16th, 2018

Being able to eat in a grid down or SHTF scenario is more complicated than just having your long-term food storage needs taken care of. There are quite a few other considerations preppers need to keep in mind. How will you cook the food you have sto...Show More

The Prepping Basics & Then Some With Ron Foster

59:17 | Aug 9th, 2018

Of all the prepper fiction authors out there, the few that catch my attention are the ones who actually live the lifestyle, and write because of their experiences. After reading a few chapters of any book, we can usually figure out if the author is t...Show More

Prepper First Aid: Trauma and Large SHTF Injuries

54:35 | Aug 2nd, 2018

There are a number of scenarios we think about as preppers where trauma supplies and skills are important. However, as preppers we tend to head straight for “worst case scenario” when thinking about traumatic injuries and large SHTF injuries, and by ...Show More

SHTF Injuries and Prevention for Preppers

52:48 | Jul 26th, 2018

Last week at The Preparedness Experience we did a live video and talked about SHTF wound care, sanitation and cleanliness. This week we want to expand on that a bit and talk about SHTF injuries and prevention for preppers. Some of you may know that I...Show More

Preparing Your Home & Family With the Survival Mom

57:11 | Jul 19th, 2018

Some of the biggest challenges with preparedness don’t involve bug out bags or long term food storage, sometimes preparing your home and family can be a huge challenge. This week we we’re honored to have Lisa Bedford (The Survival Mom) on with us to ...Show More

Long Term Preparedness With Sara Hathaway

59:19 | Jul 12th, 2018

A few times over the last couple of month’s we have talked about the future of prepping, and how things might look in the next few decades. While the basics of preparedness will always remain the same, how we do it, and what we prepare for may change...Show More

Prepping Medical Myths Part 2

47:13 | Jul 5th, 2018

This week Lisa and I have Kevin back on to finish off our list of 16 prepping medical myths. Last week in part 1 of this 2 part podcast we went over myths about dead bodies, suturing, and some snake bite myths. As I mentioned last week, there is a lo...Show More

Medical Prepping Myths Part 1

55:47 | Jun 28th, 2018

People who didn’t live through the 80’s and 90’s probably look back and say “how did they ever survive”. Kids drank from garden hoses, we played cowboys and Indians, and when you needed to learn about something, you went to what was called a library ...Show More

Getting the Family Onboard with Prepping

49:27 | Jun 21st, 2018

At times it can be difficult to explain to your children of family members how important prepping and being prepared is. With the world the way it is today, and all the different potentially catastrophic scenarios we face, we know we can’t afford to ...Show More

Is There a “Right” Way to Be a Prepper?

55:30 | Jun 14th, 2018

As preppers, some of us have an uneasy feeling from time to time about how prepared we are, compared to how prepared we need to be. To me this seems completely natural, especially when you consider how things change daily, and how some of these disas...Show More

Cyber Security for Preppers

49:15 | Jun 7th, 2018

With technology advancing on a seemingly daily basis, and with everything being connected to everything, cyber security for preppers is becoming increasingly important. With governments and companies gathering your data, and tracking every move you m...Show More

Artificial Intelligence, Family Values & Propaganda

54:10 | May 31st, 2018

As things seem to get worse around the globe and right here at home, our urgency to be better prepared escalates daily. With social, economic, and political divides, with world conflicts, and with our national debt, it seems that something is going t...Show More

Surviving One Year in Hell: Interview With Selco of SHTFSchool

1:02:33 | May 24th, 2018

Those of you who know about Selco of SHTFSchool already know this is a must listen to episode. For those of you who don’t, you are in for a treat. We all do our best to think about all the different aspects of preparing for a large scale SHTF event, ...Show More

Interview With Jonathan Hollerman of Grid Down Consulting

1:08:55 | May 17th, 2018

This week of the Survivalist Prepper Podcast I was honored to have Jonathan Hollerman on to talk about his books, what Grid Down Consulting is, and his thoughts on a number of situations we might face in a SHTF scenario. During the interview we went ...Show More

Extra Money for Prepping With Todd Sepulveda

59:32 | May 10th, 2018

As I’ve said many times, building preparedness skills are more important than any supply you can buy. With that being said, you just can’t escape the fact that prepping costs money. We can do DIY projects, and we can look for deals, but unless we get...Show More

10 Helpful Podcast Episodes for New Preppers

56:01 | May 3rd, 2018

When anyone first begins to think about preparedness I believe it’s not only important to get off on the right foot, but get your information from credible sources. That’s why I decided to write this post and list 10 helpful podcast episodes for new ...Show More

Get Home Bags, Everyday Carry, and Car Kits

59:12 | Apr 26th, 2018

In this installment of our prepping supplies series we go over get home bags, EDC (Everyday Carry) and what you should have in your car or automobile. We didn’t spend much time on get home bags and EDC gear because we have 2 detailed articles and pod...Show More

Bug Out Bags For Beginners: The Essentials

59:12 | Apr 19th, 2018

In this second post  and podcast in our beginning prepping series, and today we are going to go over bug out bags for beginners, and the essential bug out bag supplies. The first podcast was about prepping in general, The next post in this series wil...Show More

Getting Started Prepping & The Basics

59:18 | Apr 12th, 2018

So, over the next few weeks, Lisa and I will be doing a series of podcasts and articles that will go through getting started prepping & the basics. Something that seems pretty simple on the surface can get a little confusing the more we get into it. ...Show More

Prepping, Budgeting & Priorities

55:37 | Apr 5th, 2018

Because prepping involves so many different aspects of life that some people would call hobbies, it can get expensive very quickly. You have bushcraft, ham radio, bugging out, food storage, and firearms just to name a few, and all of these can tap yo...Show More

Your Summertime Prepping Plans

58:04 | Mar 29th, 2018

For those of you that live in the southern states, there isn’t much of a difference between summer and winter. For those of us a little further north, summertime means we can get outside, and get back to prepping as usual. After being stuck inside fo...Show More

Preparing for a Pandemic and Other Biological Threats

57:54 | Mar 22nd, 2018

When it comes to preparing for a pandemic, it’s not something that is high on our preparedness list, although it’s nowhere near the bottom either. I think this is because in the United States we generally take a proactive approach to disease and sani...Show More

EMP’s, CME’s and Nuclear Meltdown With Matthew Stein Part 2

40:51 | Mar 15th, 2018

Last week’s Survivalist Prepper Podcast was part 1 with Matthew Stein talking about EMP’s, CME’s, and Nuclear Meltdowns. This week we finish up our 2 part series right where we left off. We ended last week’s show talking about the severe effects a nu...Show More

EMP’s, CME’s and Nuclear Meltdown With Matthew Stein

47:02 | Mar 8th, 2018

An EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) or CME (Coronal Mass Ejections) have the potential to be one of the most disaster scenarios we can think of, yet it’s a disaster scenario that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. This may be because there isn’t an ea...Show More

Preparing for an Economic Collapse: When, Why & How

1:00:48 | Mar 1st, 2018

Most of you know that preparing for an economic collapse is one of my top priorities. The main reason an economic collapse is a big priority is because it could happen at any time, and it seems like no one even cares anymore that we are trillions in ...Show More

Overlooked or Forgotten Preparedness Supplies & Techniques

55:19 | Feb 22nd, 2018

As we go through our daily lives and form habits and routines, it’s easy to lose track of the big picture. As we do things over a long period of time, we tend to take shortcuts and the small details tend to be overlooked. It’s especially important to...Show More

Illnesses Risks After Large Natural Disasters or Grid Down Events

1:03:54 | Feb 15th, 2018

It’s something that many people probably don’t think about. But for me, especially considering the epidemic flu season we are currently in the middle of right now, illnesses that could increase after a wide scale natural disaster or if there were to ...Show More

Fighting The Flu and Staying Healthy (Part 2)

40:47 | Feb 8th, 2018

And we are back for the second half of our podcast on fighting the flu. If you haven’t listened to part 1 of fighting the flu and Staying Healthy, we talked about sanitation, hygiene, your diet, and a few other topics. This flu season has been a toug...Show More

Water Safety & Filtration for Preppers With Kevin Reiter

51:26 | Feb 1st, 2018

This week I am joined by Kevin Reiter from The Wilderness Safety Institute to talk about water safety and filtration for preppers. Kevin has been on a couple times in the past talking about trauma kits, gear and other medical information. Water safet...Show More

Fighting The Flu and Staying Healthy

54:06 | Jan 25th, 2018

Right now we are in the peak of the 2018 flu season. And this year, the flu vaccine is not really that effective in fighting the strains of flu that are prevalent this year. The peak time of flu season is from December through February. A lot of peop...Show More

Nuclear War & Radiation Protection

56:22 | Jan 18th, 2018

Nuclear war has been one of those highly unlikely, but devastating disaster scenarios for some time. These days I’m not so sure how unlikely it actually is. This is why learning about the affects of a nuclear war, and radiation protection is increasi...Show More

Valuable SHTF Skills for Preppers

55:34 | Jan 11th, 2018

Last week we went over what a long term SHTF event would look like. This week we are going to continue that theme by talking about some valuable SHTF skills  for preppers, that could be important to know. While it’s impossible to know everything abou...Show More

What Would a Long Term SHTF Event REALLY Look Like?

55:22 | Jan 4th, 2018

As preppers we tend to look at a total collapse scenario as a Mad Max or Walking dead type scenario. The truth is, there are far too many variables to say what it would be. So, what would a long term SHTF really look like? I have heard it said that t...Show More

Our Prepping Goals for This Year

50:00 | Dec 28th, 2017

It’s that time of year again when everyone starts making new years resolutions, only to be forgotten about before January even ends. I stopped making resolutions years ago, but I do set a few prepping goals each year, and look back at the goals I had...Show More

Doing a Preparedness Checkup (Reassessment and Initial Assessment)

57:40 | Dec 21st, 2017

If your anything like me, after a while your preparedness supplies become an unorganized mess. While some people are better than others with organization, it’s inevitable that things get moved, used or expire. Over time our priorities also change. Th...Show More

The Not So Basic Medical Skills and Supplies

1:05:31 | Dec 14th, 2017

Over the last couple of weeks Kevin and I talked about trauma kits and supplies. This week Lisa and I continue with the not so basic medical skills and supplies. When I say “not so basic” I mean we are not going to go over band aids and gauze pads, W...Show More

An In-Depth Look at Trauma Kits with Kevin Reiter (Part 2)

1:09:24 | Dec 7th, 2017

Last week in the Survivalist Prepper show Kevin Reiter and I started our conversation about trauma kits and an in depth look at the supplies in them. This week we continue on with the rest of the trauma kit supplies, and some possible injuries you ma...Show More

An In-Depth Look at Trauma Kits with Kevin Reiter (Part 1)

55:51 | Nov 30th, 2017

When it comes to medical supplies and first aid, the basics are fairly simple. As you start thinking about the more serious injuries, you need to think about the trauma kits and skills to treat those injuries. This week we take an in depth look at tr...Show More

Tips for Picking the Perfect Bug Out Location

1:07:25 | Nov 23rd, 2017

If we had our choice, none of us would want to bug out and leave everything we own behind. With that being said, there could be situations that require us to get out of dodge for a few days, or even longer. Natural disasters, civil unrest or man made...Show More

Society, Culture, and Prepping with Sara Hathaway

56:12 | Nov 16th, 2017

In today’s podcast, Lisa and I welcome Sara Hathaway back to talk about where our society is headed, how our changing culture is adding to the increased violence, and why these are important to pay attention to. Preparedness is not only about food an...Show More

Prepping Supplies You Can’t Skimp On…And Some You Can

51:29 | Nov 9th, 2017

When it comes to prepping supplies that will “save your life” there is literally no end to what we can buy. While we all know that skills will be more valuable than gear in a disaster situation, there are some supplies that we shouldn’t skimp on. Whe...Show More

Preparing For the Future By Learning From the Past

1:00:28 | Nov 2nd, 2017

As preppers we are always trying to figure out the perfect combination of living simply, while taking advantage of today’s technology. There is quite a bit we can learn from how people lived a century ago. If an EMP, CME or something else took down t...Show More

Sanitation, Hygiene and Prevention for Preppers With Jane Austin

1:13:59 | Oct 26th, 2017

Today in the show Lisa were honored to have Jane Austin (Survivor Jane) on with us talking about prevention, sanitation and hygiene in a SHTF or disaster situation. There are some things we will have no control over, but we need to stay focused on th...Show More

The Necessary Convenience’s for Preppers

56:56 | Oct 19th, 2017

With preparedness we are constantly thinking about things that will help us survive, or help us get through a terrible situation. It’s also important to remember that maintaining our sanity in these situations is just as important. While a percolator...Show More

Colorado PrepperMed Recap & Lessons Learned

1:04:54 | Oct 12th, 2017

As most of you know, we just finished this year’s PrepperMed weekend and it was fantastic. In this week’s show, Lisa and I went through a recap of everything we learned, as well as added a few audio clips of the presentations themselves. Lisa got qui...Show More

Home & Personal Defense for Preppers

0:00 | Oct 5th, 2017

One very important aspect of preparedness is home security and personal defense. We spend so much time and money purchasing supplies and getting ready for when disaster strikes, and along with this comes protecting those supplies, and ourselves from ...Show More

Long Term Food & Water Storage Ideas for Preppers

0:00 | Sep 28th, 2017

When it comes to a disaster of any sort, food and water are our 2 main needs. While there are quite a few other areas of preparedness that are important, none of them matter if we don’t have food and water. There are a number of different long term f...Show More

Matter of Facts and Survivalist Prepper: Bugging In or Bugging Out

0:00 | Sep 21st, 2017

If you are like me you have probably read a hundred articles, listen to a bunch of podcasts about bugging out, and still want more. This week Lisa and I were guests on the Matter of Facts podcast hosted by Phil and Andrew talking about bugging out, a...Show More

Preparedness Skills and PrepperMed Update

0:00 | Sep 14th, 2017

The Colorado PrepperMed weekend class in early October is quickly approaching, and I honesty can’t wait to meet everyone coming. Because we have made a couple additions, I decided to bring Kevin from The Wilderness Safety Institute back on to go over...Show More

Natural Disaster Preparedness with AR Shaw

0:00 | Sep 7th, 2017

This week Lisa and I were joined by author AR Shaw on the show to talk about her books, as well as hurricane Harvey, and some lessons we can learn from this, and other natural disasters. Annette (aka AR) has family and friends down in the hardest hit...Show More

National Debt, A Country Divided and the Silent Coup

0:00 | Aug 31st, 2017

In part one of this 2-part podcast series Lisa and I talked about the nuclear threat from North Korea, media hype and false flags. This week we continued the discussion on our top prepping priorities and talked about how and why our country is gettin...Show More