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Knot of the Week: How to Wrap a Paddle or Handle with Paracord

If you’ve been in the Military, particularly the Navy, then you’ve probably seen the intricate work that’s been done with presentation paddles or …

Coghlans LED Tent Pegs

When camping one of the biggest safety concerns is having light at night time.Coghlans designed heavy duty tent pegs with LED lighting. Sure we all …

How to Choose Your Ideal Four Season RV

If you’re looking for a truck camper, trailer, fifth wheel or motorhome to go camping in extreme heat or cold, you’ll encounter the term “Four Season …

How to Sharpen a Knife while Minimizing Mistakes and Maximizing Cutting Edge Performance

DISCLAIMER: I ask that you read the entire article and keep in mind that this is one of those discussions that rank up there with talking about …

Soto Pocket Torch

Now here is something different, the Soto Pocket Torch, turns any rectangular 50-cent disposable lighter into a wind-resistant torch. The Pocket …

Jumpack

Cobra Electronics have launched a unique product, an ultra-compact and portable powerpack that fits in your pocket and jumpstarts a car! JumpPack is …

Automatic Cordless Tire Inflator

Inflate your tires quickly and easily anywhere you might need it with the Automatic Cordless Tire Inflator. The drill-like inflator has a lithium-ion …

Game of Risk Carved Into a Coffee Table

Very strategic this table is. Some guy’s awesome Dad carved a Risk board right into their coffee table. Adopt me please! I won’t just sit in …

Survival

Our tips, tricks, tactics and tales will help you get out of whatever it is you've gotten yourself into.

How to Find Your Clay and Make Your First Sustainable Pottery Project - DIY

<i>To build with love is the way the craftsman</i> <i>… does just enough, not more and not less.</i> - Harry Remde<p>CottageCrafted.com offers creative community …

27 Highly Talented Instagram Photographers You Should Follow Right Now

Is your Instagram feed filled with a disgraceful amount of feline-themed glamour shots, food porn and a deluge of shameless selfies? We have a remedy for that. Here are 27 photographers -- professional and amateur, who know how to wield a camera AND a smartphone -- that you should be following. …

Becker BK2 Review: Possibly The Best Fixed Blade Survival Knife

Ka-Bar’s Becker BK2 survival knife is one of today’s most popular fixed blade knives. It is very popular with hikers, campers, and survivalists.<p>I’m …

Waterproof Socks | By Dexshell

DexShell waterproof socks are ideal for adventurers, fishermen and lovers of water action sports such as downhill or kayaking. The socks are …

Camping

Bug Out Bag Meals: DYI MREs

This guest post by Bam Bam and entry in our non-fiction writing contest.<p>My dh got me a food saver yesterday and I have wasted no time putting it to …

Hammock Camping 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Switch From A Tent To A Hammock

“Think outside the tent.”<p>It’s a saying I’ve been using since Trek Light Gear began.<p>I grew up camping in a tent. So did just about every one of you …

Hammock Camping Basics

Way back in March of 2009, I drew up an illustration to help people understand the basics of hanging a hammock for camping. It turns out, that simple …

Hammock Sleeping Bag | By Grand Trunk

Hammocks aren’t designed for camping in cold weather, they are helpless against the slightest chill. Grand Trunk’s hammock sleeping bag solves this …

Weather

Lifestraw Go

The award winning Lifestraw has now been incorporated into a sports bottle. Lifestraw Go is an essential device for any hiker, camper, mountaineer or …

Best travel locations for families

Latest Posts<p>Mold could impact health. It has been common secret and debate in the health world. Some people believe it, and some people don’t …

An Insanely Light Snowshoe

Snowshoes have been evolving for 6,000 years, but it wasn’t until this season that they became truly high-tech.<p>Enter the Fimbulvetr, a lightweight snowshoe made from a thermoplastic elastomer most often used in car engines and shock absorbers. It also happens to be very strong, very durable, and …

Waterproof Dryer Lint Fire-Starter

Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric Longboard<p>DIY Camper Van Conversion Bed Build, Bed Converts to a Couch! #VANLIFE<p>Homemade Roof Rack With …

Cleaning

HEIMPLANET's Inflatable Tents Make Camping Simpler

How long does it take you to set up a tent? How many times do you have to re-do a step, because you used the wrong rod or mixed up which sleeve to …

Snorkeling