Camping and Survival Equipment

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Packable device keeps mosquitoes away in the boonies

Beyond heated insoles, Thermacell makes a variety of battery-powered gadgets for outdoor lovers, among them a line of mosquito repellers. The company …

Mosquitoes

This Wallet Puts an Entire Survival Arsenal in Your Pocket

There's a reason it's called an EDC — because it's about always having stuff on hand, even if you don't (or rarely) plan on using it. The folks at …

Camping

Best Backpacking Water Filter and Treatment System

What is the best backpacking water filter and treatment system for backpacking and hiking?Truthfully, it really depends on the conditions you’ll be …

Water

Lil’ Bug Out Shelter: Versatile, Ultralight, Floorless

The Seek Outside Lil’ Bug Out Shelter is a component-based tent system. It adapts to varying temperatures, group sizes, and uses. Contributor Jarrett …

Outdoors

6 Best Camp Stoves & Buying Guide

Further Reading<p>T<p>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, …

Camping

Art of bushcraft: How to Make Your Own Bushcraft Kit

Bushcraft was almost a lost art before the growing popularity of survival prepping also coincidentally stimulated a new interest in it.<p>Preppers began …

DIY

The Hammer Slingshot / Slingbow

Archers, bowhunters, bowfishers, people who like to sling mud get one tool for all their firing needs in The Hammer. This slingshot /slingbow invites …

Fenix RC11 Rechargeable Flashlight

Love firearms and flashlights – and they go well together. I’ve been admiring and writing about quality flashlights for about 8 years…built my own …

Guns

The 12 Best Compound Bows of 2016

Photo by The Voorhes<i>The new Mathews Halon 5, winner of our vertical-bow test.</i> Back in March, F&S deputy editor Dave Hurteau and I met hunting editor …

Chronographs

3 Ways to Get Water From a Modern Well if the Grid Goes Down

Photo by Tim MacWelchA modern wellMany Americans receive their water from private groundwater wells (over 15 million households, in fact). This water …

Outdoors

Wood-Fired Camping Ovens : camping oven

'BioLite' has added to its collection of high-end outdoor accessories with a camping oven called the 'PizzaDome.'<p>The product features an all-over …

Camping

Five Best Camping Emergency Backup Power Packs

Xantrex Powerpack 600 Watt Jumpstarter, Power Inverter and Backup Power Source<p><b>Xantrex Powerpack 600 Watt Jumpstarter, Power Inverter and Backup Power</b> …

Camping

In an emergency, you'll want to filter ALL your drinking water. You may want to filter it every day.

For everyday or emergency use — all under $50.<p>Having enough water in an emergency is the biggest challenge, particularly for us folks living in the …

Drinking water

Every survival kit should have these 10 items to start with. Do you have them all?

Back to the Basics – 2016<p>But will they light?<p>At least once a year, we try to quickly go over the items that belong in every survival kit. If you have …

First aid

Solar battery power bank "Top Three"

“Top three portable solar battery power bank”<p>If you’re one of the many people that love the outdoors, taking a power bank with you is almost always a …

Batteries

18 awesome camping gear ideas

Photo: Scott Sporleder <i><br>This post is proudly presented in partnership with REI.</i>IT DOESN’T MATTER if you’re pulling up to a family campsite in your car, …

Camping

29 Snuggly Things To Keep You Comfy In The Great Outdoors

Camping at its coziest.<p>1. This multi-use insulated mat to keep you and your stuff whatever temperature you prefer:<p>Temperature regulation at its softest. Find The Wunder Bundler at Poler.<p>2. These waterproof socks that ensure your toes will never be uncomfortably damp again:<p>Get a pair of Crosspoint …

Hot Tubs

Making Great Coffee in the Great Outdoors

The simple guide to brewing in nature<p>If you’re like Starbucks barista Daniel Castro, nothing beats freshly brewed coffee in the fresh air of the …

Starbucks

Survival Belt Now Available To Pre-Order For $180 (video)

You never know when you’re going to need tools for both everyday unexpected occurrences and also during survival situations, but a new Survival Belt …

Gear & Gadgets

The Windmill All Weather Lighter Can Still Function During A Hurricane

If you ever find yourself in a situation needing the functionality behind a lighter of this magnitude, you best 1) make sure you check the weather …

Windmill

10 Portable Camping Stoves for Cooking Up Dinner in the Great Outdoors

Don't settle for simply fruit, peanut butter, and granola bars. These stoves will have you cooking up a ​real ​meal in a flash.<p>The days of delicately balancing an old cooking pot on a hot campfire have passed. Camping stoves let you take homestyle cooking to the outdoors, as they can be easily …

Camping

The Swiss Army Knife is obsolete

Never thought I’d say this but Victorinox, you’ve been outdone. The Columbia Survival tool kit just blows my mind. Made more for outdoor survival …

Swiss Army Knives

Long Haul: 10 Best Backpacking Packs For Men

High Sierra Titan<p>If you are hiking 10 miles or more a day with a fully loaded pack on your back, you’re going to get sweaty no matter what- but that …

Outdoors

Paladin - Titanium High-Powered EDC Flashlight

Defender of the light<p>Things we look for in an EDC flashlight: compact size, negligible weight, sufficient brightness, and sufficient runtime. …

Titanium

12 Best Camping Tents To Explore The Great Outdoors

ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 1<p><b>Capacity:</b> 1 Person<b><br>Type:</b> 3-Season<p>Sometimes it’s best to go at it alone. Or at least sleep at it alone. Because really, who …

Camping

The Backpack Boasts a Foldable Chair

A foldable chair has been integrated in the backpack, so in addition to storing your travel essentials, the backpack also delivers a comfortable seat …

Backpacking

This Ultra-Tough, Military Grade Backup Battery Will Keep Your Phone Alive

<b>Note: This order may not be redeemed until 6/21.</b><p>They call this phone and tablet backup battery Survivor for a reason. Backed with Griffin’s lifetime …

Batteries

The Best Knives of 2016

It can help you prep food, start a fire, fix a broken piece of equipment, open a bottle, even start a fire: If there’s one thing you should never …

The best coffee maker for camping

The REI Table Top French Coffee Press is the easiest and best suited for campers in need of caffeine.<p><i>By Eve O'Neill</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>In the great outdoors, there's no perfect way to deliver …

Camping