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Starting Your Campfire Just Got Easier

I’ve spent a majority of my free time over the last thirty years of my life out in the woods. In that time I have learned a lot about nature, …


Ten Uses for Survival Knives - Page 2 of 5

Today, survival knives are owned by the casual outdoorsman as well as the survivalist. Here are a 10 things survival knives do well as pointed out …


LuminAID PackLite 12

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For multi-day camping trips, it’s difficult to find a light source that lasts. Why not try a long-lasting light-weight lantern that fits …

Solar Panels

The Multi-Tool Lighter Your Camping Trip Deserves

If you're spending any amount of time in the great outdoors, you're probably bringing a lighter. (Unless you've mastered the art of starting fires …


This LED lantern runs on nothing but salt water, can even charge your phone

Kerosene and battery-operated lamps may have met their match. SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting) has developed a lamp that will illuminate rooms …

Environmental Movement

Cloud Comfort: The 9 Best Air Mattresses

Ah, the air mattress. As ubiquitous as the great and powerful futon and considered by many to be just as hideous. Yet there are times when you need …


Coghlan’s Pocket Stove & Stanley’s Camp Cup Video Review

In our bug out bag we (My husband and I) both had a mess kit which as you know, takes up a lot of room in a bug out bag. I set out looking for …


Patagonia Torrentshell Rain Jacket Review

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3 Knives That Will Enhance Your Bushcrafting Tenfold

[Todd’s note: Before we get to Eric’s guest article, I wanted to ask you to tune in to a live show tonight at 9:00 pm EST. I’ll be chatting with my …


Solar Paper is not solar paper. It's not paper at all. It’s a solar charger that is quite thin. Remarkably thin even: .15in. And only slightly larger than your phone itself, this ultra-light 4 oz. solar panel charger will fully re-charge your iPhone 6 in about 2.5 hours. A funded Kickstarter.

Solar Paper

Solar Paper is not solar paper. It’s not paper at all. It’s a solar charger that is quite thin. Remarkably thin even: .15in. And only …

Solar Charging

MONOWALKER Hikingtrailer – the backpack that you tow

I wonder if there is a military version of this?

A recent piece on TV said Australian soldiers on patrol in Afganistan could be carrying up to 45kg …


Fenix Lighting Has Announced The New TK16 LED Flashlight

FENIX LIGHTING ANNOUNCES NEW TK16 LED FLASHLIGHTFirst Fenix Light to Feature Dual Tactical Tail SwitchDENVER – July 21, 2015 – FENIX LIGHTING US, a …


Candle Charger Powers Your Gadgets While Boiling Water (video)

A new device to power your gadgets has been created by Team FlameStower in the form of a pot called the Candle Charger that can charge your mobile …


Choosing a Fixed Blade Survival Knife (Part 1)

In previous articles, we discussed choosing a folding survival knife (here and here.) As mentioned, a folding knife is not your best choice as the …


Head-To-Head: Camping Hammock ‘Hang-Off’ Test

Yesterday was National Hammock Day, so to celebrate, we headed into the Colorado foothills to test two camping hammocks.

Amok Drumar vs. Lawson Blue …


Remote Recharge With The Small, Lightweight and Powerful Sunjack

When I first saw the SunJack portable solar charger, I liked the idea of being able to remote recharge my frbivrd that harnesses solar energy to keep …


Lifestraw: A Survival Must-Have

LifeStraw is a personal water filter designed to provide you with safe, clean drinking water in almost any situation. The easy-to-use filters have …

Drinking Water

This Lantern Will Make Your Next Camping Trip Much Better

For many of us, camping is one of the best methods for getting some much needed rest and relaxation. Nothing quite beats sitting around a campfire …


Boondocking Checklist: 10 Essential Items

There are lots of ways to camp in an RV. You can stay at a fancy resort with a heated pool and an onsite golf course, a state park with wooded sites …


The 8 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure

Keep your hands free and your eyes on the trail with these capable headlamps. You'll never use a flashlight again....


Best Survival Lighter: Features And Best Products on The Market

What could be more important than the lighter in your backpack? If you don’t have a reliable lighter, you may not even be able to cook your food, …


Best Survival Axe: The Most Looked-for Axes, Hatchets And Tomahawks

Axes and hatchets are far more efficient and useful in the wilderness. You can achieve much more with them in comparison with survival knives, for …


Best Fire Starter: Various Fire Starters for Survivalists

While camping or hiking you will at some point need to build a fire, cook your meal or boil your water. If your matches and lighter can’t help you …


OFF-GRID HAM RADIO: Simple Emergency Communication When the Grid Goes Down

One of the topics that I receive the most email questions about is Off-Grid Communication, specifically Ham Radio. A lot of readers are either …

Ham Radio

6 Best Camp Stoves & Buying Guide


he world of outdoor camping isn’t really so far off from religion or politics: It’s a culture that can often fall on dogmatic bias, and a topic …


The Car Camping Essentials of 2015

Photo: Michael Karsh

Car Camping Essentials

Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier.
—Sam Moulton

Photo: Michael Karsh

The Car Camping Essentials of 2015

Primus FireHole 100 stove

There are no fancy features and few moving parts on the FireHole ($150)—and that’s precisely why we like it. The …


Top Survival Tools For Camping

When you go camping alone or with your family, you need to be prepared for an emergency. Carrying the right tools and equipment with you can save you …


World’s Best Knife Sharpener Now a Life Saving Fire Starter too

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As the seasons shift from Winter to Spring, outdoor enthusiasts begin dreaming of their next adventures. Hiking …


The right way to pack for camping trips — according to a pro

Now is the perfect time of year to enjoy The Great Outdoors. If you ask Nasahn Sheppard, the divisional VP of product design at REI, a recreation company specializing in sports and outdoor gear, he’ll say there’s never really a bad time of year to go on a camping trip with your friends or family — …