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Build A Guaranteed Fire Kit

Spring’s a comin’ and many of you are reorganizing your gear and kits for warm weather on the horizon. I’ve written posts before about Survival Fire …

Tinder

An Everyman’s Guide to Survival Gear

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Bear Grylls Mountain Pack

Bear Grylls, the ultimate survivalist has recently teamed up with renowned outdoor gear manufacturers Gerber for a series of survival products. And …

The 20 Pound World Travel Backpack

Traveling the world requires a delicate balance of weight and preparedness. Over on The Art of Manliness, travel writer David Danzeiser shares his …

Travel

Outside Edges: The 10 Best Camping Knives | HiConsumption

Survival knives are fine if you’re stuck in the wilderness, naked and afraid. Tactical knives will do the job if you’ve been air dropped behind enemy …

Knives

12 Cider Cocktails to Will Warm Up Those Cold Nights

Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?<p>Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?

Family Bug Out Bag

If my family were to bug out, probably the first thing we'd do is tear apart this bag of supplies in search of the Xanax and Scotch it does not …

Dayhike Carry Essentials - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry

<i>What better way to introduce our awesome new contributor and EDC specialist Bernard Capulong than side by side with his selection of dayhike carry</i> …

Camping

Book Review: The Backpacker’s Field Manual

The Backpacker’s Field Manual by Rick CurtisThe Backpacker’s Field Manual, A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills is still the most …

Backpacking

11 Essentials for Five-Star Car Camping

We have a special place in our hearts for car camping. Super rugged it is not—and with the latest gear, it's downright luxurious. Whether you have kids in tow or just want to impress everyone around the fire pit, there's no shame in arriving prepared.<p>Alite Designs Meadow Mat ($40)<p>Outdoor concerts. …

New Mexico

18 Camping Tips And Tricks For Survival (And Fun)

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>You learn a lot about yourself when you camp. Your patience will be tested when pitching a tent or building a fire; you'll see food from a whole new perspective; and you'll understand that sleeping on the ground with little else than a nylon sheet protecting you …

What’s in a John Muir Trail Guide’s Pack?

<b>The 212-mile John Muir Trail is quickly becoming</b> one of the most popular long-distance backpacking trips in the West: In the past 15 years, requests …

The Car Camping Essentials of 2015

Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier.<br>—Sam Moulton<p>Primus FireHole 100 stove<p>There are no fancy features and few moving parts on the FireHole ($150)—and that’s precisely why we like it. The paint chipped a bit after a long summer of abuse, but the piezo igniter still fired up the …

Fish

Everyday Carry: The 15 Best EDC Knives

Opinel No. 8 Trekking Knife<p>Dating back to the late 1800s, Opinel is one of the founding brands in both the world of folding pocket knives and EDC, …

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

Axes and hatchets are far more efficient and useful in the wilderness as they can be used to chop wood, to speed up game preparation, to hunt, …

Best Bug Out Bag Backpack: Features to Look for and Considerations

The best bug out bag backpack is something every survivalist should have on hand in the event of an emergency. A bug out bag is a container of sorts, …

Segmented: Stuff Sack Organizes Your Gear

Are those underwear clean? Now you can compartmentalize your clothing, gear, and junk when you travel and trek.<p><b>The SegSac is a stuff sack with</b> …

Best travel locations for families

Latest Posts<p>Mold could impact health. It has been common secret and debate in the health world. Some people believe it, and some people don’t …

San Francisco Bay Area

The Outdoorsman Gift Guide

Sometimes you need power, but simply can't reach a power jack — like when you're camping, or working on a project far enough from your house that an …

8 Pieces of Extreme Survival Gear

From heated wetsuits and waterproof down jackets to handheld gadgets, these items are designed to help you survive when all else fails<p>Let's face it, the comforts of modern life can easily make us forget just how wild our planet truly is. And whether we like to think about it or not, emergency …

Cascadia

9 Hiking Tips for New Hikers

Hiking is an excellent way to find adventure and connect with nature, while delivering multiple physical and mental benefits beyond scenery and fun. …

Seattle

An Introduction to Off-The-Grid Backpacking - REI Co-op Journal

Do you ever feel like you want to disconnect, leave the comfort of home in the rearview mirror, and escape into the nearest wilderness?<p>Nothing can …

Camping

You can even cook in this emergency preparedness kit - The Gadgeteer

This survival kit is expensive, but it has 25 life-saving items inside a box that you can even use to cook in. The SOLKOA Survival Kit for Best Made …

​Your Next Sleeping Bag Might Not Have A Zipper, Or Be A Bag At All

Next generation sleeping bags are attempting to boost comfort while shedding weight by ditching the traditional mummy design for something more akin …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

A Blaze of Glory: The 7 Best Fire Starters | HiConsumption

There are lots of things that separate humans from animals. We have electricity, we have bitchin’ hot rods, we have BitCoins that no one understands, …

Best Of The Best... 'Top Gear' Of The Year

It’s the end of 2014, and as is our annual traditional it is a time to look back at the best gear we tested this year. Of the hundreds of products …