Camping and Survival Equipment

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Waist Warriors: The 12 Best Tactical Belts for Outdoor Adventures

Military or tactical style belts have a few things in common: all are made of some type of sturdy nylon webbing material, most are adjustable to fit …

Knives

10 Best Backpacking Hammocks of 2017

Backpacking

Best 4-Season Tents of 2017-2018

From backcountry ski tours to mountaineering in some of the most inhospitable weather on Earth, a 4-season tent is the last line of defense between …

Camping

The Old Forgotten Survival Skills From The Late 1880s

Aside from a precious few who have gone out of their way to learn basic survival skills, most of us today would be utterly hopeless if we were …

Waterproofing

My Top 10 Favorite Survival Knives of All Time

When it comes to survival gear, we all have different tastes. And even though we may agree on some issues, we’ll likely disagree about many more. …

Knives

Best Backpacking Cook Pots: Titanium, Aluminum, or Stainless Steel?

Backpacking cook pots are available in titanium, aluminum, and stainless steel but there are significant differences in the cost, performance, and …

Camping

Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores …

Nutrition

How to Sleep Warmer While Camping

<b>1) Insulate inside.</b> Sleeping bag liners (silk, synthetic, or wool) can add 5 to 25 degrees of warmth.<p><b>2) Insulate below.</b> Use an inflatable pad to keep …

Frozen

The 9 Best EDC Flashlights of 2017

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: Streamlight ProTac …

Knives

The 9 Best New Knives of 2017, According to Top North American Knife Dealers

On November 13, KnifeNews kicked off its second annual Dealer’s Choice Awards, a week-long commemoration of the year’s best new production knives. As …

Knives

No Ice Needed: Put A Refrigerator In Your Car

This fridge adds WiFi and a mobile app interface to an already popular line of 12-volt fridges. We put the Dometic CFX35W portable refrigerator to …

Gear & Gadgets

SOG Sync II Pocket Multitool Now Available For $80

Multitool, knife and camping gear manufacturer SOG has launched a new edition of their popular SYNC multitool aptly named the SOG SYNC II which is …

Knives

16 Of The Best New Camping Gadgets Accessories for 2018

<b>Everyone loves a camping gadget, whether it’s brand new technology or a throwback to traditional tools.</b><p>The best gadgets make outdoor life easier – …

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why

David March 25, 2016 Basics, Wilderness Survival<p>I’m a firm believer in the following saying: “<i>It’s better to know something and not need to use it</i> …

Medicine

Recommended Gear

For the sake of easy browsing, I’ve split up this post into 3 sections: knife gear recommendations, everyday carry gear recommendations, and survival …

Knives

16 Gifts for When the World Ends

Once civilization collapses, you'll want a flashlight that triples as a flask and a compass. Happy holidays!

Camping

Hammer, Shatter, Slice: Steel Will Roamer is Rugged, Budget-Friendly Blade

Big, strong, and ready for hard use, Steel Will’s Roamer R300 fixed blade is as easy on the wallet as it is useful in the field.<p><b>Introduced in the</b> …

Knives

Here Are the 4 Water Filters to Cover Most Backcountry Adventures

Backpacking solo? Traveling with a friend or two? Camping near lakes? Or hard to reach streams? There’s literally a water filtration system for all …

Camping

Back in black: Leatherman’s Signal gets upgrade fans have been clamoring for

When the Leatherman Signal multitool first made its debut a few years back, it was hailed as a great option for anyone who needed to carry an array …

Knives

10 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)

When you look at the technology boom of the last century, you could say that we’ve come a long way. We’ve eradicated diseases, made international …

Gerber’s stainless steel EVO Jr. Serrated Knife hits Amazon low at $9 Prime shipped

Amazon is offering the Gerber EVO Jr. Knife with Serrated Edge (22-41493) for <b>$9.22 with free shipping</b> for Prime members or in orders over $25. That’s as much as $6 under some listings, an Amazon all-time low and the best price we can find. The next best pice we can find is $12 on eBay. It carries a …

The MSR Trailshot Is Only Water Filter You Need

Filters.<p>Am I right? They’re heavy, slow, expensive, and frustrating to use. Worse: The marketing around them obfuscates what they’re genuinely capable of, making it difficult to know which one can genuinely keep you safe.<p>Well, I think I’ve got an answer to all those problems. MSR’s new Trailshot …

15 Best Selling Bushcraft Books: Most Popular Wilderness Survival Guides

A long while back, close to when we originally started penning this blog, I published an article about the most popular/best selling survival books …

Choppin’ ’Chete!

TOPS Knives New Juggernaut Is One Mean HombreBy Pat Covert TOPS Knives has never been shy when it comes to making big bad brawlers, but their new El …

Knives

Six Weird Ways to Start a Survival Fire Without a Lighter or Matches

GIF<p>The times when you need a fire and the times when you have things to start a fire easily don’t necessarily coincide. For those instances, when …

Tinder

Ozone pen zaps water potable wherever you wander

The highlight of Overland Expo East was the large motor vehicles and trailers, but the show also had some interesting tech in smaller packages. …

Camping

This portable power station and solar generator keeps your gadgets charged

Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure travelers looking for ways to keep their mobile devices charged while living off the grid have a new option to help …

Electricity

Top 7 Best Lightweight Camping Chair Review

Top 7 Best Lightweight Camping Chair<p>Unless you prefer to be on the ground, having a chair to sit on is essential in any outdoor trips. Most people …

5 Amazing Survival Gadgets You NEED To Have