John Plestina

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The Survivalist film review: end of days

A suspenseful, thoughtful and brutal post-apocalyptic thriller from Stephen Fingleton marks him out as one to watch. In the same way that <i>Threads</i> took …

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

Off-grid

Cinch Next Generation Pop-up Tent Includes Solar Power And LED Lights (video)

If you are looking for a convenient and easy way to go camping to festivals or with your family and friends, you might be interested in a new pop-up …

How to Choose Best Survival Backpack: Tips and Tricks From Experts

We know by now that when it comes to surviving and preparing for natural disasters things don’t need to be treated with superficiality. Disasters can …

Backpacking

Heinnie Haynes Carabiner Knife

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>With its blade and handle made of Titanium-coated 440A stainless steel, the compact Carabiner Knife features a 1.5-inch blade …

How To Build The Only Five Campfires You'll Ever Need

The most fundamental outdoor skill is also often one of the most misunderstood. Learn these five campfires and you'll be able to cook food, scare off …

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

Vehicle EDC Gear List: Don’t Leave the Driveway Without It

Written by Pat Henry on The Prepper Journal.Your EDC gear that you carry daily can be used in millions of ways. It could be something as trivial as …

6 Suspended Tree Tents For a Lighter-Than-Air Camping Experience

Once the weather warms up, many of us get the camping itch. Something about summer just makes us want to flee to the hills for some much needed …

Why Camping Is the Ultimate Dog-Friendly Vacation

Dogs are the ultimate camping companions. Whether you’re exploring foreign territory or wandering into the dreamiest landscapes, having your best …

4 Emergency Phone Chargers Review - Consumer Reports News

Emergency situations such as Hurricane Sandy really bring it home: Just when you need your cell phone the most, it could run out of juice. A charging …

New All-in-One Sleep System Combines Tent, Sleeping Bag, and Sleeping Pad

The three essential elements for getting a good night’s sleep in the backcountry are a tent, sleeping bag, and a sleeping pad. Each plays a role in …

Backpacking

Solkoa S3 Signal Module Survival Kit

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Try it Today! Build Your Own DIY Fire Kit

When you get right down to it, <b>survival essentially means maintaining a safe core temperature for your body.</b> Everything we do is geared toward that …

Personal Outdoor Plan (POP)

The Personal Outdoor Plan (POP) is a template for you to use when going on expeditions or days out. The POP is left with someone you choose, and who …

6 Strategies to Lighten Your Bug Out Bag

Is it time for BOB to go on a diet???<p>One very popular question I get is about Bug Out Bag weight. Unfortunately, it’s never that there is TOO MUCH …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Brilliant Compact Slingshot Has Its Own Internal Magazine

No space goes to waste.<p>Joerg Sprave, the undisputed slingshot master, has a new prototype on his hands. Instead of going further off into the world of insane weapons that shoot tomahawks or scalpel-covered frisbees, Sprave's focused on improving the slingshot in a more simple way: by moving its …

Bands

Waterproof Crew Socks

Don´t let cold wet feet ruin your outdoor fun! Staying dry is important whether you’re riding to work, running, hiking, or doing any outdoor activity …

Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch

Posted in Gear and Watches and Wear<p>Casio’s new Android Wear smart watch is built for outdoor action. It’s water resistant up to 164 feet with a …

Survival Walking Stick

Flower Garden Spinner<p>Hike Like a Pro With These 6 Tips<p>Cast Concrete Bench<p>Rockets Class<p>If you like my instructable please share it and be sure to vote …

Cool Stuff

19 Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

Be prepared.

Make Your Gear Last Forever

<b>Key</b><p>We should all hope to have camping equipment that requires regular TLC. It means we're hiking a lot, because even the very best gear gets …

6 Wilderness Skills for Winter Survival

Winter can present a unique challenge to the outdoor enthusiast. With frigid temperatures and unpredictable weather disasters — from blizzards to …

Our 10 Favorite Short Axes, Hatchets, and Tomahawks

<b>1. Wetterlings Cruising Axe</b><br>A graceful combination of design and function, the Cruising Axe features a hand-forged carpenter’s head and gently curved …

Readyman Wilderness Survival Card

Survival kits are getting smaller and smaller, and now they’re to the point where you can find a small enough kit to fit inside of your wallet. For …

Camping

This Paracord Survival Grenade Is Filled With Survival Tools

How many times have you been stranded in the forest while trapped under a tree with the only thing that could save you was if you had a few feet of …

Lifestraw Introduces New Water Filter Designed For Hikers and Backpackers

Lifestraw is a company that is known for making inexpensive – yet highly effective – water filtration systems for use in places where contaminated …