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Hanging Tent | By Black Diamond

The Black Diamond Cliff Cabana Double Portaledge is strong, stable, reliable and easy to set up. It is the most reliable single-point suspension …

Backpacking

Life is Precious Survival Kit

Nobody said you could’t look good while fighting for your life in the wild, right? If you agree with that – as ludicrous as it may sound – this …

Fighting

How to Build an Evaporative Cooler

Portable Swamp Cooler. Click for larger image.How to build a low-cost 12 volt evaporative cooler. My husband and I built two swamp coolers that we …

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 …

WADI: solar-powered water disinfecting device could save 400,000 lives a year

Water is life – without a source of clean water for drinking and cooking, humans become very sick and often die. In wealthy countries, clean drinking …

How Can I Outfit My Next Backpacking Trip on the Cheap?

<i>A:</i><p>Every centimeter of your pack—and each buck in your wallet—counts. Stuffing it with gear that pulls double or triple duty is one of the smartest ways to consolidate space. I picked seven of my favorite multi-purpose items that you can get for under $7. Hiking smart shouldn't break the bank.<p><b>1.</b> …

Camping

Kit: Multi-Day Hiking

It doesn’t take much to pack for a day hike: throw on a coat, pull on your boots and tuck a beanie in your back pocket in case the weather turns …

SOLKOA – Military-Grade Survival Kits For Civilians

<b>Colorado Springs, CO, November 2013, SOLKOA Inc.</b> — For several years SOLKOA, Inc. has been quietly producing a huge variety of specialized survival …

Stingray Tents

If you’ve always wanted your camping experience to be more elevated, the new Stingray Tent, built by UK company Tenstile and distributed in San …

7 Tips to Survive Cold-Weather Camping

Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable.<p>It's cold. It's snowing. And it's a great time for a camping trip.<p>The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means …

Weather

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Tentsile tree tents: floating treehouses mimic spider webs

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

An emergency lantern that works for 30 days - The Gadgeteer

What with all the Arctic temperatures and snow this winter, I find my thoughts turning to power outages and emergency preparedness. This 30-Day …

13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

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Pedal Power! How to Build a Bike Generator

Hey, DIY Cyclists: Bring your bike indoors and generate electricity while you ride.<p><b>I'm a cycling enthusiast, and when the</b> weather is bad I use a bicycle trainer in my apartment. But riding to nowhere has always felt pointless. This got me thinking about how I could use my pedaling to produce …

Carbon Emissions

These camping cots let you "rack 'em and stack 'em" - The Gadgeteer

This looks dangerous, but I suppose having stacking cots could save room inside a cramped tent. The Two Person Portable Camping Bunk Bed has “sturdy …

Pop Up Grill

Winner of the prestigious Red Dot award, the Pop Up Grill is a transportable and collapsible grill that was conceived as a sustainable alternative to …

Dry Measure: How To Dry Wet Boots In The Field

You almost made it across the creek--but now your feet are soaked, your boots are sloshing, and you're headed for misery, if not frostbite. There are …

12 Garden Planning Tips to Maximize the Growing Season