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25 Lifesaving Items in One Wilderness Go Bag

You’re going to die someday, but not today—not if you have the Seventy2 survival system. That’s the promise Uncharted Supply Co. is making with its …

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …

Apps

A guide to outdoor adventures in Kosovo

Stand anywhere in Kosovo and you will feel the pull of the mountains. This small, diamond-shaped country is almost completely surrounded by majestic peaks, making it perhaps one of Europe’s most surprising adventure sports destinations. Whether you prefer to take in the scenery while gripping the …

Bikepacking: travel on two wheels

Mark the bicentenary of the birth of the bike – or ‘velocipede’ as Karl Drais called his invention in 1817 – with these multi-day off-road cycling adventures.<p>Alps 2 Ocean Trail, New Zealand<p>From the shapely ankles of New Zealand’s highest mountain, mighty Aoraki (Mt Cook), the new 301km (188-mile) …

Ten tips for tackling your first bike tour

Long-distance cycle tours are a cheap, challenging and entirely unforgettable way to see the world. But are you willing to swap planes and hotel beds for a tent, two wheels and the open road?<p>Here are 10 bikepacking hacks to get you off the couch and onto the saddle.<p>Save the date and start …

The Go Bag

Peterson’s full-time car go-bag ensemble is always within arm’s reach. It includes everything from a pistol to hygiene items in a carefully packed …

Lost Remedies from Our Forefathers

Often my grandmother’s remedies worked faster and more effectively than conventional treatments. These lost remedies can treat and improve a variety …

8 Teas You Must Pack In Your Bug-Out Bag

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Taking the right types of tea with you when you bug out is much more important than you’d think. First of all, if you run out …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

39 Brilliant Camping Hacks To Try On Your Next Trip

Nature don't fail me now.

Build your grab-and-go car camping kit

I’d been shuffling through plastic bins in the back of the van for 45 minutes when I reluctantly came to the conclusion that I’d forgotten the …

This Monstrous Battery Can Charge Your Phone for 40 Days After the Apocalypse

The average smartphone’s battery provides around 2,500mAh of power—usually enough to get you through the day. Anker’s new PowerHouse, which is about …

Gear & Gadgets

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If low weight is your prime tent priority, put this shelter at the top of your shopping list.<p>A tent that is ideal for regions that see plenty of rain …

Bug-Out Upgrades For Your 4x4

I find it amusing when I see all those heavy trucks dressed as mobile survival platforms. I have a completely different approach that uses mid-sized, …

What Every Prepper Should Know About Shipping Containers | Prepper-Resources.com - The Ultimate Prepper & Survivalist Blog.

When it comes to prepping, many folks are interested in using shipping containers for a secondary retreat or bug out shelter. However, there are a …

$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit

Happy weekend to you. Yesterday Joe and I wanted to do a fun and quick project for the house. We thought a firepit would be fun but didn’t like the …

7 Reasons Why a Machete is the Only Multitool You Really Need

<i>Photo by Gorman Studio</i><p>If I could have only one tool, it’d be a machete. People around the world have long relied on the machete, kukri (shown here), …

5 Moonshine Recipes You’ll Be Over-The-Moon About!

So you’re looking for some moonshine recipes? That’s quite understandable as there are few things as enjoyable as creating the perfect moonshine, …

Essential Gear For an Overland Adventure

<i>Last Updated March, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>“It’s not about the …

The Nest home is a solar-powered prefab made from recycled shipping containers

Students at the Missouri University of Science and Technology refurbished three disused shipping containers to build a house that proves zero-net …

Skilpod micro houses are zero or plus energy homes you can rent in Belgium

Flexibility and energy efficiency make for a perfect combination when it comes to modular architecture. The tiny Skilpod houses offer all of the …

Housing

Port-A-Bach Container House

Tiny container home complete with retractable deck in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Photos by Paul McCredie. Designed by Atelierworkshop. More info. …

New Plymouth

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …

Rectangular-Shaped Single Floor House in Tel Aviv, Israel

Occupying only a third of the total surface of the plot (250 Sqm out of 750 Sqm), the Pathway House designed by Jacobs-Yaniv Architects in Tel Aviv …

Small Apartments Are The Homes Of The Future

Living in a small apartment shouldn’t be an inconvenient. Just because there are other much bigger spaces out there doesn’t mean you have to feel bad …

Interior Design

Sustainable home can be built in four days using only a screwdriver

Pop-Up House measures a total of 150 sq m (1,614 sq ft), and the interior features a large combined open space that contains kitchen, dining and …

Living Rooms

Cubitat from Urban Capital and Nichetto Studios is a compact home in a box.

Those on a quest to rethink small-space living build tiny houses, install pop-up rentals on vacant lots, and design portable 10-square-foot …

Beauer 3X camper telescopes to three times its size in 20 seconds flat

1/11<p>Beauer telescope camper expands to 3x its size<p>Teardrop campers all share one simple design disadvantage: their tiny size on the road makes them …