Juan Negron

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Gear Closet: SOL Traverse Survival Kit

Need a handy little survival kit to carry with you on your outdoor adventures, but don't want to spend a lot of money putting a custom kit together? …

Camping

Anker PowerHouse 400Wh portable generator can charge via solar power

A new version of the Anker PowerHouse compact generator has hit Amazon and can be purchased now. The device has 400Wh of power inside that is stored …

Backcountry Survival Shovel

We love survival gear, today whilst snooping around amazon we came across this awesome multitool, the Backcountry Shovel - perfect for camping, …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

Review: Spyderco Techno – Big Little Knife

I’ve had a chance to play with a full custom version of this knife (before production release) and my first thought was, “Man, Spyderco should make it a production knife immediately”. Guess what? Yeah, they did!<p>The Techno is a perfect example of “big little knife”. It’s much stronger and can do much bigger work than the size suggests. Actually when inspecting a Spyderco Techno next to the full custom version by Marcin Slysz you hardly notice any differences. Maybe the grind lines are more …

Solartab portable solar charger and battery is the perfect tablet companion (review)

<b>If you're looking for a convenient way to charge mobile devices on the go, this handy notebook-sized charger and battery pack is a great choice.</b><p>After …

Everything You Need to Survive the Big One

The comprehensive ‘Big One’ earthquake survival kit.<p><i>In '</i><i>After the Big One'</i><i>, an epic, 5-part reported work of science fiction, Adam Rothstein took us through, step-by-step, what will happen to Portland after, well,</i> <i>the big one hits</i><i>. The story resonated widely in the Pacific Northwest, and has many</i> …

5 Camping Tips and Tricks

For us here in Texas, it already feels like spring is in full swing. I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to warm up like this all I …

The Care and Feeding of Your Solar Panels

The Care and Feeding of Your Solar PanelsSince I’ve had more solar panels on my Roadtrek RV longer than anyone else, I get asked occasionally what i …

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

Going Camping? Deciding Which Gun to Bring

Going on a camping trip is a great way to appreciate the outdoors and enjoy some valuable recreation time. If you’re a gun owner, taking your guns …

Pack Essentials: Gorilla Tape

This troop of tape made my list of useful and affordable items.<p>Ductape. Improved.<br>If you need more persuasion than that, you’ve probably never used ductape before. Duct tape is generally seen as a universal fixing tool. It can also be used to create things too. Wallets, hammocks even sofas. Nothing seems impossible for this tape and I’ve been in countless situations where duct tape has been the answer to unexpected problems. Since the origins of duct tape (originally developed during WWII as a …

Loadout: Editor Bushcraft Pack

The three rules of comfortable bushcraft camping

One of the most important things in long-term camping is a good night sleep. To achieve that, you need to follow three basic rules regarding your …

Field Tested: Morakniv Bushcraft Black

Quality knives needn’t always command a hefty price. And reasonably priced knives don’t always deman compromised features or materials. Take for …

Bushcraft

40 Essential Knots Every Survivalist Needs To Know In The Outdoors

Essential knots can be a life saver during search and rescue. They can range from basic knots, to fishing knots, to camping knots. Each of these …

An Everyman’s Guide to Survival Gear

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Kammok tarp collects rainwater for drinking

Unlike other sources of water common in the wild, rainwater is inherently clean and a good option for refilling a water bottle, especially if you …

Preparing for an earthquake: before, during and after

B.C.'s South Coast was hit by what seismologists are calling one of the largest earthquakes in the region in years.<p>While the 4.3 magnitude earthquake …

New iPhone App Helps You Discover Outdoor Adventures

Have you ever visited a new destination and found yourself unsure of what kind of opportunities for outdoor adventure existed there? Wouldn’t it be …

Apps

23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker

Any experienced hiker knows that a good (or bad) piece of gear can have a huge impact on a trip. The off-brand tent that seemed like an awesome deal …

op Journal

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 …

The 9 Essentials You Need to Organize Your Gear

My dad was one of those ultra-organized types. Dymo labels on every drawer on his workbench, a stamp collection with hand lettering that would have made a medieval scribe weep on his parchment. Some of it rubbed off on me, although my wife would be quick to point out: not enough. Particularly when …