Camping and Survival Equipment

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Guest Post: Jack Neely; 7 Must Have Items for Wilderness Survival

You need more than just your wits around you to survive the treacherous terrain and obstacles that the wilderness will throw to you. Time and again, …

Camping

5 New Lamps for Lighting Your Campsite

Kick that old-fashioned lantern to the curb.<p>Remember when a trusty Coleman lantern was the absolute best way to light up your campsite? Introduced in 1914, those kerosene-burning lamps were a mainstay with outdoor enthusiasts for decades. But nowadays there are tons of slick, new gadgets for …

Camping

Sunda Is Everything You Want In A Tent

<i>PHOTO: Finally, a tent that accommodates everything. (Photo courtesy Instagram/Kammok)</i><p>If you can’t decide between sleeping on the ground or between …

Camping

StrongArm Fixed Blade Black FE

• 5<br>• |SEP 12, 2016<br>• |BY: <b>Ed</b> , <i>Retired Military</i><p>SHARP out of the box. If you want to hang it upside down commando wanna be style trying taping as John Wayne …

With these 12 items in your pack, you’ll be ready for anything on the trail.

Nature lovers of every stripe can get their fix of foliage, mountain vistas, and wildlife spotting on a backpacking trip. Still, even people who love the great outdoors can find the prospect of setting up a camp with only the items on your back a little daunting.<p>The truth of the matter is, when …

Backpacking

10 Outdoor Hacks for Your Next Camping Trip

The tips and tricks you need to master the outdoors.<p>You've packed up your emergency survival kit, picked out your camping destination, and planned …

Camping

The Loki Portable Camping Stove Turns Your Campsite Into A Wilderness Kitchen

Usually when you think campfire, what comes to mind is a pit on the ground surrounded by stones. It’s a tried and true method, but if you’re looking …

Camping

22 Camping Hacks from REI Experts - REI Blog

After generations of sleeping outside, you tend to pick up a few tricks. Since 1938, REI employees and members have been creating and tuning pro tips …

Outdoors

The best new camping gear and gadgets for 2016 and beyond

With the long, balmy days of summer coming to an end in the world's most populous areas above the equator, it might seem like an odd time to be …

nCamp Stove

This paperback-sized, collapsible backpacking stove ($25) uses twigs as fuel. Never worry about running out of gas on the trail again.<p>Buy Now

Outdoors

Survival Situation? Check Your Belt

Made of military-grade webbing, the Cache Belt has a two-foot velcro enclosure for money, personal items, or an extensive survival kit.<p><b>“The best</b> …

Outdoors

Portable micro wind turbine prototype weighs 2 lbs and packs down to the size of an umbrella

Lightweight, collapsible, and quick to deploy, this little wind generator might be a viable off-grid portable power source in places where solar …

Wind Power

Loco Libre Cayenne Pepper Synthetic Underquilt Review

Review of: Loco Libre Cayenne Pepper Synthetic Underquilt<p>manufactured by:Philip Werner<p>Version:<p>1<p>Price:<p>105.00<p>Reviewed by:<p>Rating:<p>5<p>On<p>Last …

Outdoors

Flashlight Review: JetBeam T6 (2016 model) 4350 Lumen

The JetBeam T6 is a mid-sized flashlight, small enough to fit into the back pocket of your jeans, but one that packs a powerful 4,350 Lumen …

Guns

Need a Headlamp with 2000 Lumens of Light? Led Lenser has You Covered

The XEO 19R is a headlamp designed with mountain bikers in mind, but it delivers enough versatlity for use in a wide variety of situations.

Outdoors

These Insane Tents Will Turn Camping Into One Big Party

Most Popular<p>Courtesy of PodTent<p>From the scenic views to delicious campfire meals, there's a lot to love about camping. But if you're with a big …

'Vango' Perfects Inflatable Tents With New Valve Technology

<i>Vango</i> inflatable tents come of age with new AirBeam and valve technology. I test out how well they work in reality.<p>When I was growing up family sized tents were heavy, awkward to put up and only partially watertight. Watching my mum struggle to erect one of these monsters on her own put me off …

Camping

The Firebiner Turns the Humble Carabiner into a Survival Tool

The humble carabiner is one of those pieces of gear that pretty much every outdoor enthusiast has laying around the house – often in large numbers. …

Backpacking

Primus Kinjia Camp Stove

Just because you're cooking in the great outdoors doesn't mean you have to resort to whatever you can fit on a stick or in a pot. With the Primus …

Lifestyle

Replace Your Gas Generator With a Clean, Battery-Powered One

Get portable power without messy gas or fumes.<p>Portable power has been the domain of gas generators for decades, but battery-powered generators are starting to pop up, offering a cleaner option for DIYers, campers, and tailgaters.<p>What keeps these battery-powered generators from being just big …

Energy

Reader Test: 4 Top Survival Knives Reviewed and Ranked

Photo by Cliff Gardiner & John KellerThe Best of the Test: Readers gave the Gerber Strongarm Fixed Blade FE the highest score.Our team tested four …

Knives

The 6 "Unbreakable Laws Of Survival" You Need To Know

When it comes to being prepared, there are an infinite number of ways to go about it… each and every person has their own needs and wants and there …

How To Care For Your Axe: 3 Easy Steps

Many people spend more on a good quality bushcraft or survival knife than they do on an axe. In an environment where an axe is important, it is often …

How-To's

10 Methods: Making Coffee In The Great Outdoors

Black, rich, and caffeine-fortified, a cup of coffee — or a whole pot — is a requisite and highly-regarded ritual in the outdoors.<p><b>Coffee was meant to</b> …

Outdoors

Dream Hammock 4-Season Thunderbird Hammock Review

Review of: Dream Hammock Thunderbird Backpacking Hammock<p>manufactured by:Philip Werner<p>Version:<p>1<p>Price:<p>300.00<p>Reviewed by:<p>Rating:<p>5<p>On<p>Last modified:<p>Summary:<p>…

Giant Mouse's Titanium GM1 Is The Brainchild Of Two Of The World's Best Knife Designers

Based in the United States, fueled by Danish design, and manufactured in Italy, Jens Anso and Jesper Voxnaes’ new company, Giant Mouse, may be the …

Knives

Ultimate Pop-Up Tent Include Solar Power, Heat Control, LED Lights And More (video)

Jake Jackson has once again taken to Kickstarter to launch his next generation of pop-up tent, which includes a wealth of features to make your …

Energy