Rick Borrett

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In Case You Catch A Case Of Reese Witherspoon This Season, Here Are 5 Must-Have Items For The Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis, a hiker, speaker, entrepreneur and author recommends the 5 must-have items to take with you on your outdoors-y adventures. In …

Backpacking

Canoe and Kayak Racks: Overcoming Small Car Syndrome

If you're like me, you can't resist the gas mileage practicality of a small, efficient vehicle. Yeah, I'm one of that Mini Cooper, Yaris, Fit, Prius …

Canoeing

How to Fish a Swim Shad, the Most Versatile Lure Ever

For generations, the white bucktail jig has been hailed as the most versatile lure ever. So effective is its ability to catch any fish anywhere, …

Solar eclipse tourist attacked by polar bear while camping for the best view of phenomenon

A tourist camping on Svalbard to watch tomorrow’s solar eclipse has been mauled by a polar bear as he slept in his tent.<p>Jakub Moravec, from the Czech …

Wildlife

How to Rewarm your Body When You Become Cold, Wet and Miserable

If you’ve ever fallen into ice-cold waters, you know what it truly means to be cold. We often think that we’re cold when the wind picks up or when …

Prepper on the Go

The pocket survival kit is a great everyday item for preppers. Light and compact, it is the ideal temporary substitute for your bug out bag or stow …

Swiss Army Knives

Primal Gear’s Compact Folding Survival Bow | RECOIL

Primal Gear Unlimited is a company that specializes in ‘hunting, survival, camping and every day carry”. They’ve only been around for approximately a …

Best Emergency Gear: Men's Health.com

7 Life-Saving Tools Every Man Needs In the Backcountry<p>7 life-saving essentials every man should carry in the backcountry<p>Even seasoned outdoorsmen can be caught off guard by Mother Nature’s wild unpredictability. But packing a few key pieces of gear can greatly increase your odds of getting out …

Henry U.S. Survival AR-7 Rifle

The trick with survival rifles is to actually have them when it comes time to do some survivin' — and that's hard to do with an oversized killing …

Hunting

Zippo Emergency Fire Starter Kit

Always be prepared, no matter where your travels take you.<p>Zippo Emergency Fire Starter Kit.<p>Includes 4 Tinder sticks.<p>Water-resistant O-ring seal built …

Learn to Live Like a Navy SEAL

Posted by Chris Sajnog, Navy SEAL on Nov 12, 2014 in Survival | 10 comments<p>Across the ages every great society has celebrated and revered a great …

Survivalprepper

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Survival Gear Review: PureFire Tactical Survival Fire Starter

The ability to start a fire is arguably the most important skill to have when camping, hiking or in a survival situation. Fire gives you the ability …

Weather

How to keep John Muir’s legacy alive

The pioneering environmentalist John Muir was no great fan of cities. In 1868, he hightailed it out of San Francisco as fast as he could for the …

In defense of John Muir

<b>To the editor:</b> The article on the relevance of John Muir's legacy featured academics who cast doubt on his advocacy for wild-land preservation and say a better way to serve the public would be to create more urban parks. ("John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears," Nov. …

The trip that changed national parks forever

Retrace the path of a legendary naturalist across California, a journey that would alter the landscape of conservation around the world.<p>Facing the setting sun, a buck with a towering rack of antlers stood silhouetted at the top of a rise. I’d surprised him, and he’d certainly surprised me. Somehow, …

National Parks

How Backpacking Can Put You in Touch With Your Inner Saint

We value wilderness more because we're losing it, says author Belden C. Lane.<p>The box office success of the movie <i>Wild</i>, about one woman's trek along the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail to heal a broken heart, has led to an explosion of interest in wilderness hiking as a way of connecting to nature—and …

Modular Backyak is a sled, kayak, sailboat and backpack in one

The carbon-constructed Backyak follows Klepper's century-old history of building folding kayaks for easy transport and storage. Only the Backyak …

Kayaking

The Best Camping Food

Whether you're roughing it for a week in Yosemite Valley or in the Great Smokey Mountains, hiking in Zion National Park or climbing at Joshua Tree, …

Cooking

High-Intensity Workout Routines That Get You Lean & Fit, Fast!

Here are the 6 WORST things you can do if you want to ignite your body's own fat-burning furnace and get lean, strong & totally ripped in less …

10 Indoor DIY Projects for Backpackers

Blizzard out there? Then it's the perfect time to tackle one of these indoor DIY projects to set yourself up for a great hiking season.<p>37<p>SHARES<p>1. Sew …

Hike yourself healthy in 2015 – Outdoor clothing giveaway with Blacks

January is traditionally the month when we make resolutions that involve health and fitness – you know the ones. <i>“This year I’ll lose that extra 5 kg</i> …

Hiking

Dayhike Carry Essentials - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry

<i>What better way to introduce our awesome new contributor and EDC specialist Bernard Capulong than side by side with his selection of dayhike carry</i> …

Secrets to Cold Weather Camping Survival

Secrets to Cold Weather Camping Survival Building on our successful Ice Station Zebra campout, I know that at least some of you are wondering how we …

Camping

Dream Job: National Parks Scout

<i>The chance to play outside for a living doesn’t come along every day. But when it does, we want to give you a shot at it. Our “Dream Jobs” column</i> …

National Parks

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Camping

Vertex Ultralight Backpacking Stove

For all of the outdoor fans Vertex have made a new super portable stove! The VLS ultra-light stove, weighing just 50g (1,8 ounces), and is ultra thin …