Camping and Survival Equipment

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Finally, an Apocalypse-Ready Cooler to Protect What's Really Important

Adult beverages and burgers, that is.<p>There are plenty of players in the tough cooler game, but none of them have the experience of Pelican. They've been protecting cameras, scientific equipment, and gear since 1976. Now, the company has applied that knowledge to the new Elite Coolers.<p>From the …

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The Best Camping Grills

“Never cook inside.” That was the admonishment of the previous owners of Artemis when they handed us the keys. The heat, grease, and lingering food odors weren’t worth it. In two years, they said, they’d never used the oven and only lit the stovetop for boiling water.<p>We thought they were …

BBQ

This $350 Backpack Will Keep You Alive

Survival is so hot right now. That means there are lots and lots of charlatans hawking crappy gear that won’t get the job done in an emergency.<p>This comprehensive kit from Uncharted Supply Co. claims to be different. We put it to the test.<p>What Is It?<p>“Everything you need, nothing you don’t,” reads …

Water

The 15 Best Tactical Flashlights

J5 Hyper V Tactical Flashlight<p>With a bright red tail button, maximum output of 400 lumens, toothed bezel, and three light modes – this offering from …

Batteries

Firewaall Makes 'Curtain Of Fire' To Heat Camp

So that’s your boring old campfire, eh? Nice tipi, brah. But check out this here FIREWALL!<p><b>OK, in all seriousness, the old-fashioned campfire is just</b> …

Camping

Field Tested: SnoMaster Traveler Series BD/C-42SS

If you have been shopping for a new 12V portable fridge/freezer lately, you may have noticed you have an increasing number of options. SnoMaster of …

Gear & Gadgets

These 3 Camping Tents Have You Covered All Year Long

Are you looking for the best camping tents for your next camping adventure? Then you probably know that picking one out isn’t that simple: There are …

Camping

Making The Cut: 15 Best Pocket Knife Brands

We cannot stress enough that every man should have, carry, and use a pocket knife. Literally as often as legally permissible and reasonable it is to …

Knives

Biofuel Stoves: Emberlit Original Stove

After tinkering with tin cans and a mess of other commercially-available stoves, inventor Mikhail created the Emberlit stove. It’s basically seven …

Methanol

13 Things You Need in Your Bug Out Bag

This handy checklist will help you make a bug out bag for any emergency.<p>The first step in preparing for an emergency situation that may require you to quickly leave your home, is setting up a disaster kit, or what's often know as a "bug out bag." In the case of a flood or fire, you may only have …

Survivalism

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Environmentalism

SteriPEN – Ultra Portable Water Purifier

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 …

Gear & Gadgets

The Bushcraft Survive & Thrive Kit: The Last Wilderness Survival Skills Kit You’ll Ever Need

Most of us will probably never find ourselves in a situation when we’ll be forced to survive in the outdoors, and even fewer of us would know what to …

Travel

​How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options …

Adventure Travel

This Belt Buckle is Not-So-Secretly a Multitool

Keeping your pants up is only one of its many functions.<p>The world of pants rarely sees much technical innovation. Sure, there are exoskeletons that might help your bones and joints, but those are the pants of the future. What is there to help the pants of today? SOG, primarily known for knives, is …

Siesta4 Heat and Light Blocking Camping Tent with Built-in Fans

One of the most important essentials for a great camping trip is a nice tent. Agree? Take a look at Siesta4, the heat and light blacking camping tent …

This Hammock Tent Is The Ultimate Camping Option

The Nube swinging tent is a outdoor enthusiasts heaven! This "swinging tent" offers a hybrid design of weathert-resistent materials and ultimate …

Essential Gear for Campfire Cooking

<b>Tongs:</b> A set of long, heavy-duty tongs keeps fingers away from the fire and makes handling hot meat hassle-free. <i>$16; ­weber.com</i><p><b>Pit Mitts:</b> Forget the …

The 12 Best Fixed-Blade Knives

You’re not John Rambo, moving swiftly and silently through the jungle wearing battle dress uniform pants, a pec-framing tank top and a headband, …

HOLY COW! New - EDC Wazoo Cache Survival Belt - Survival Kit - Money Belt, Travel Tool

Shovel Multi-tool: Dig, Chop, Pound, Saw, Cut

Meet the SPARtool, a small, burly shovel with a sharpened edge, pry bar, and a saw, all in one.<p>Invented by Stewart Yeoh as a lightweight, versatile …

Travel

Best Axes: 11 Awesome Axes, Hatchets, and Tomahawks

Axes and hatchets give you some decided advantages in any outdoor scenario.

This Tool Takes the Hassle Out of Starting a Campfire

The Sparkr and Sparkr Mini from Power Practical use plasma energy to quickly and easily start a campfire, anytime and anywhere.

Camping

The Ultimate All-Purpose Knife that Could Save Your Life

<i>“If Things Went Really Bad in the World and You Could Only Have One Knife for the Rest of Your Life, Which Knife Would You Choose?”</i><p>I get asked this …

The Best Everyday Flashlight Yet

This is it: The best flashlight I have ever used, at a price anyone can afford. It’s small enough to carry with you everywhere, easy to use, extremely well built, and almost impossibly bright. If you plan to buy a flashlight this year, buy this one. If you’re looking for a gift for someone, make it …

This hybrid hammock tent lets you float between the trees

Are you a tent camper or a hammock hiker? Although it can be a tough decision to make, Snow Peak just eliminated the need to choose at all. With the …

Prometheus Design Werx has a $200 Tarp You're Going to Want To Own

The Techncial Picnic Blanket is a versatile and durable ground tarp that can meet all of your outdoor needs.

Design