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Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Dozens of types of steel are used to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at ten common steels used by popular knife brands to


RE Factor Tactical Wilderness Survival Card

No one plans on getting lost. Whether it's making a wrong turn on a congested city street or walking down the wrong trail, we don't start off by …


Today in Gear: July 2, 2015

Garmin makes the first rear-facing radar for cyclists, KA-Bar makes an old-school commando knife with a new-school process, Fredericks & Mae brighten …

Playing Cards

With its blade and handle made of Titanium-coated 440A stainless steel, the compact Carabiner Knife features a 1.5-inch blade and a bottle opener sub-blade. The ’biner clip at the heel of the handle keeps it handy on your keychain or conveniently clipped to your pack for easy access.

Heinnie Haynes Carabiner Knife

With its blade and handle made of Titanium-coated 440A stainless steel, the compact Carabiner Knife features a 1.5-inch …


Is this the perfect bag for adventure travel?

One of the things that frequent travelers often struggle with is choosing exactly which bag to carry with them on a trip. Whether they elect to go …


17 Critical Survival Items You Gotta Store For A Crisis

While stockpiling food is an important part of preparing to face a disaster, your stockpiling shouldn’t be limited to just food. Experience has shown …


Into the Woods: The 8 Best Survival Hatchets

Fiskars X7

Pro: Handle resists damage from over-striking
Edge retention suffers if reground

Bearable Lightness: Tipping the scales at a scant 1 …


Quick Review: Eton Scorpion II is a rugged solar electronic survival kit for $50

I’ve been using the Eton Scorpion II Model NSP101WXGR Rugged for over a month now. Eton specializes in making durable emergency weather radios and this is their new “everything portable model”. In the small package, it contains:

A STRONG.5W LED flashlight. Lots of USB batteries contain LED …


Basic House fits in your pocket

Designed by Martin Azua, Basic House is a foldable, inflatable, and reversible quasi-tent that provides instant shelter. The material is a …


75 Bug Out Bag List Essentials

I know, I know….The last thing the World Wide Web needs is another Bug Out Bag List (well, that and pictures of adorable pets and babies), but…this is …

Pepper Spray

18 Camping Tips And Tricks For Survival (And Fun)

You learn a lot about yourself when you camp. Your patience will be tested when pitching a tent or building a fire; you'll see food from a whole new perspective; and you'll understand that sleeping on the ground with little else than a nylon sheet protecting you actually feels pretty awesome.

You'll …


8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.

It's unsurprising, since a 2013 study on veterans proved that outdoor recreation can improve psychological well-being, social functioning and life …


The Minimum Outdoor Camping Gear You Need

Summer camp is coming soon. Outdoor camping requires good cooking gear. Camping gear like tents, bags and or foods are basic. You should also bring …


SectionHiker’s Top Hiking and Backpacking Gear Picks

Trekkertent Stealth Shelter in New Hampshire’s White MountainsA number of you asked me to publish my top hiking and backpacking gear picks, so I’ve …


Fire Piston – it’s time to retire those matches for camping

We don’t use science enough in our lives. Or rather, we use it all the time but are we really aware of it? With the Fire Piston you are sure to …


How To Build Your Own Solar Power Generator For Under $150 outdoors camping diy diy ideas easy diy tips technology life hacks life hack camping hacks solar power survival emergencies

LoveThisPic is a place for people to come and share inspiring pictures, quotes, DIYs, and many other types of photos. The user 'Bill' has submitted …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Ultimate Tent Care

©istockphoto/fotoVoyagerAfter a backpacking or camping trip, it’s too easy to just toss gear into heap in storage and forget about it until the next …


30 Must Have Gadgets For Off Grid Living.

Collection of 'Must Have Gadgets For Off Grid Living' from all over the world.

JAQrecharger: It is an off-grid recharger that uses water and salt to …

Etekcity Ultralight Portable Outdoor Backpacking Camping Stove Fits Into Your Jeans Pocket

Made of aluminum alloy and stainless steel, Etekcity ultralight portable outdoor backpacking camping stove is compact enough to fit in your jeans …


Nebo FIXR 20-In-1 Multi Tool

Nebo’s TU200US FIXR provides you 20 frequently used tools to help you deal with some emergencies in your daily life. You want to hang the multi-tool


Simple Ways To Make Salt Water Potable

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Our earth is rightly called the blue planet because of its abundant store of surface water. However, only 2.5 percent of it …

Natural Resources

15 Must Have Power Gadgets For Camping.

This collection of power gadgets will make sure your gadgets are juiced up next time you go for camping.

Flamestower: The Flamestower is a compact …


JP02 Portable 12V/24V 28800mAh/ 1000AMP Peak Current Emergency Battery Car Jump Starter with Power Charger Flash Light for Torch and SOS

JP02 Jump Starter

JP02 Car Jump Starter Specification

Output voltage at auto start end 24V/12V


5V/1A ---mobile phone, tablet PC, other …


Use the ultraviolet light rays in a safe way to sterilize clear water. All you need is the SteriPEN Ultra Portable Water Purifier. It can purify 16 ounce o

Use the ultraviolet light rays in a safe way to sterilize clear water. All you need is the SteriPEN Ultra Portable Water Purifier. It can purify 16 …

Survival Skills: How to Make Knives from Rocks

While it’s always good practice to carry multiple sharp, modern knives on your hunting, fishing, and camping trips, it’s also nice to have a backup …


Survival Gear: Potable Aqua Pure Electrolytic Water Purifier

Creating safe drinking water is one of the top priorities for outdoor enthusiasts and anyone interested in emergency preparedness. So when a trusted …


35 Best and Useful Camping Lights.

Collection of 'Best and Useful Camping Lights' from all over the world for your camping.

VSSL Flasklight: The VSSL Flasklight is a stainless steel …