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Wealthy Preppers Are Riding This Out in Multimillion-Dollar Bunkers

Cold War backyard bunkers are out. Subterranean communes are in.

An archival photo of a family hiding out in a bunker.

InIn a sense, all of us are preppers right now: stocking up on toilet paper and nonperishable goods, hunkering down, and avoiding social contact. But then, of course, there are the actual preppers living in high-tech, remote, expensive bunkers…



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Sarah Begley

Director at Medium working with authors and books. Formerly a staff writer and editor at Time.