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How to read a topo map

A topographic map - aka, a topo - is a detailed and accurate 2-D representation of natural and man-made features on a given area on the ground. It is …

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Beginning the climb up the first chute on Bridge Mountain’s final ascent<p>This 8 step guide will show you how to hike like a badass day hiker and make …

What NOT To Pack For Your Camping Trips This Year

There are plenty, almost too many, fancy gadgets you can pack for your camping trips. From the collapsible table with pop-up candelabra to the solar …

A Fatal Flaw In Most Prepping Plans - Survival Blog With A Family Focus

We’ve all heard it, and most of us have thought about it at least once. When the crap hits the fan, we’re gonna hunker down and handle it on our …

Hiking Gear: Paracord Survival Bracelets

You see them every now, in all the sporting goods stores and even if Walmart. They come in a variety of colors and even with watches or some sort of …

Survival Mentality: How the numbers 80 and 20 can help save your life.

Sorry, no flashy pictures with this post – just a good solid discussion about Survival Mentality.<p>The 80/20 Rule<p>The 80/20 rule has been a popular buzz …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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Survival how to in the wilderness

<b>YOU ARE STANDING ALONG</b> in 30ºC heat beside your car, bonnet up and a 250 km drive from the nearest town. Your car is loaded with gear for the daywalk …

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15 Things You Might Not Know About The Outdoors

Most people enjoy going into the wilderness, whether it be to do some outdoor activity or to simply get away. But many who venture into the wild have …

10 items hikers need to avoid trouble

Many people, particularly those who are young and inexperienced, hit the hiking trails lacking essential equipment for a safe trip.<p>A new study based …

Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Pack

Survivalist icons like Bear Grylls make due in the wilderness thanks to their experience, their wits, and plenty of equipment. You might not have …

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Howdy,<p>It seems you’ve run across an article that isn’t here at the moment. TSB is going through a complete overhaul, so most articles aren’t …

Primitive Survival Skills in the 21st Century by Mark Warren

The physicality of satisfying our essential needs today is virtually effortless – like strolling through the aisles of a grocery store or turning a …

How to Tie Your Hiking Boots

For most of us, we learned early in life how to tie our shoes. One of the last skills our parents passed along before pushing us out of the nest, it …

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Looprope

LoopRope is a revolutionary fastening system. Unlike traditional bungee straps, LoopRope features(you guessed!) - Loops, of course. One rope solves …

Perseid meteor shower: All you need to know

Peak mornings – August 11, 12 and 13 – are moon-free.<p><i>In honor of this weekend’s meteor shower: EarthSky’s meteor shower stuff is 15% OFF! Shop …

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Beyond the Rim – How To Explore the Depths of the Grand Canyon

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7 Best Hikes in the US

From coast to coast, there are endless trails to trek through some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Rugged and technical to smooth and …

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Search For Missing Pa. Teacher Who Vanished on Hiking Trip 'Like Looking For a Needle in the Haystack'

The family of a missing Pennsylvania high school math teacher is spearheading the search for the 39-year-old hiker who vanished on a trip to conquer …

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6,376 Acres Of Sierra Wilderness Saved In Landmark Deal

In a deal struck between conservationists and a timber company after more than a decade of development warring, thousands of acres of highly coveted, picturesque Sierra forest will be forever preserved.<p>The 6,376 acres, encompassing a pristine meadow and Sierra mountaintop overlooking Lake Tahoe, …

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Take a Dip<p>Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.<p>09.02.13 4:45 AM ET