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These 14 Urban Survival Skills are Critical

<i>by Megan</i><p>When SHTF, the most important thing for you to understand is that everything you know about how the world works can change very quickly. Most …

TOP 12 OUR FAVORITE CANADIAN HIKES

West Coast Trail, Pacific Rim National Park, British Columbia<p>Not for the faint of heart, the West Coast Trail is arguably Canada’s most famous hiking …

3 Backcountry Camping Kits, Tested in the Tetons

In Yellowstone, we camped with friends. Their site boasted showers and electricity and all the comforts you don’t need out in the woods. But in …

What to Wear Hiking

The proper gear to wear hiking will depend on a lot of different factors: temperature, weather, terrain type and whether you are going for a day or …

Backpacking

How to stay safe on your next camping trip

When the warmer weather hits, nature lovers like to take to the unbeaten path, packing up their tents, sleeping bags and campfire equipment to sleep …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …

Offroad Westfalia camper van follows the compass toward the dirt, rock and unknown

Westfalia might very well be the most well-known camper van converter on the planet, but its reputation lies primarily in highway-touring VW buses …

Off-roading

Did a Ski Boot Company Just Perfect the Hiking Boot?

Everyone who’s ever worn ski boots knows that they’re not exactly comfortable, in fact, when they fit <i>correctly</i> they’re often painful. That’s because …

Backpacking Checklist: 10 Essentials to Bring on Every Adventure

The only way to completely prevent accidents in the backcountry is to never go outside. But that’s no way to live. The next best option is to pack …

How to Sleep Under a Tarp in the Rain

Guthook pitches his tarp low in advance of a heavy rain storm.Tarps are a great ultralight backpacking shelter option, provided they’re used in a …

Wilderness Survival Kit List - Top 10 Must-have Items

Top 10 must-have items of a wilderness survival kit list<p>We all want to do something for a change of pace once in a while to relax our body and …

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Hurricane Irma: ​Be ready for the next hurricane with a go bag

The 2017 hurricane season is predicted to be above normal in activity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This probably isn't a huge surprise after last year. The 2016 hurricane season was the most active since 2012 and included seven hurricanes and four major …

Essential Hiking Gear Checklist

<b>A real hike is a lot more than just a walk in the park.</b> A real hike has elevation. Seclusion. Wilderness. Serenity. And a real hike requires …

Great Summer Hiking in Banff National Park

<i>This piece was written in partnership with Expedia.ca – recommendations and opinions are Modern Hiker’s.</i><p>Now is the perfect time to visit Canada’s …

The Pros and Cons of Trekking Poles for Hiking and Backpacking

Picking my way down rocky terrain in the Adirondacks. (PC: D. Herscovitch) Devil's Path in the Catskill Mountains is considered one of the toughest …

Backpacking

This Week in Gear

<i>Good morning, and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Gear — your single-shot serving of an entire week’s worth of the best new gear pulled</i> …

Batteries

27 Borderline Genius Ideas For Anyone Who Camps With Their Car

Where are *you* gonna go?<p>“Car camping" just means there are roads that let you drive your car directly up to your campsite — instead of, say, parking further away and hiking to it. Some car campers sleep in their cars, some prefer to set up tents. Some sites even have communal bathrooms with …

The Top 10 Survival Supplies That Can Save Your Life

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<i>Editor’s Note: This post has been contributed by Sarah. If you have information for Preppers that</i> …

Today in Gear: April 17, 2017

Good morning. NASA recently released its newest and clearest photographs of Earth at night. These types of photos are typically produced every decade …

General Motors

What Gear Do I Need For Hiking?

Hikers in general are an eclectic lot. If you asked 15 different hikers what kind of hiking gear you need for a comfortable day hike, chances are …

10 Self Defense Tips for Women

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<b>Editor’s Note:</b><i> This post was contributed by</i> <i>Joe. If you have information for Preppers that you</i> …

Self Defense

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The Tactical Mom

Chapter 1: Situational Awareness<p><b>Editor’s Note</b><i>: Our goal at</i> <b>The</b><b>Spotlight</b> <i>is to illuminate homeland security issues at a personal level. Our newest</i> …

The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

Stainless Steel

TDU 2017 Tech: Geraint Thomas’ Team Sky Pinarello Dogma F10

Geraint Thomas is a Welsh born pro, racing for Team Sky since 2010. Prior to that, he was aboard Barloworld, a team of South African origin. He’s …

Team Sky

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Review: Riding the BH bikes G7 Disc over cobbled classics, dirt roads & racing the clock

The BH G7 Disc was introduced back leading into Eurobike 2015 and offered the promise of a pro-level aero road bike with a bit more versatility. As …

Discover Banff and Jasper National Parks Canada

2017 is Canada's 150th birthday, and to celebrate, they are offering free Discovery Passes that will provide free admission to Canada's National …

Canada travel: See the national parks in 10 unforgettable photos

<i>Canada Travel:</i> Home to national parks, glittering lakes, craggy mountains – here’s the astonishing beauty of wild Canada’s picture-perfect landscape …