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A note on the SERE kit and gear

19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

Yarnell, Arizona, a former gold-mining town of 650 people, sits on a precipice at the western edge of the Colorado Plateau. Rising above it are the 6,000-foot peaks of the Weaver Mountains, and nearly 2,000 feet below are the flatlands and cactus of the Sonoran Desert. An hour and a half northwest …

Life is Precious

When Wallpaper magazine asked Fort Standard to design a piece for their Handmade Exhibition in Milan during Salone Del Mobile, they set out to design …

The Micro SERE Kit | pig

As I mentioned previously, there was quite a lot of swag given out to attendees of the ITS Tactical Muster. My favorite piece was the Micro SERE Kit …

Survive’mups

I’ve been using a Mora knife (also known as a puukko) for quite a while now. A traditional Scandinavian bush craft knife, very simple, no frills at …

Septivium Begins

<i>"All that is gold does not glitter,</i><i> Not all those who wander are lost.</i><i> The old that is strong does not wither,</i><i> Deep roots are not reached by the</i> …

Your Belt is NOT a Good Tourniquet!

Written by: Greg Ellifritz<p>I recently read an article on a preparedness website describing how to modify a belt to be a better tourniquet to stop …

Woods Competency

Recently, a client made the comment that he was a “student of wilderness survival, not a bushcraft type”. This struck me as sort of odd, so I asked …