Navigation Gear – From GPS to Paper Maps

August 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Hiking & Backpacking, Hiking Gear

Navigation Gear – From GPS to Paper Maps

In today’s world of GPS devices and internet mapping websites, navigation is something that most people don’t have to think about on a daily basis. But when it comes to survival and emergency preparedness planning, the subject of navigation is definitely something that needs to be taken into consideration.

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Pre-Trip Planning for a Hiking & Backpacking Trip

July 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Hiking Gear, Safety

Pre-Trip Planning for a Hiking & Backpacking Trip

One of the most important parts of any hike or backpacking adventure is your Pre-Trip Planning. Planning will help ensure your trip goes smoothly, and will allow you to account for any dangers that you may face on your route.

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Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter Review

April 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Hiking Gear, Survival Gear

Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter Review

In my opinion, a water filter is one of the most important pieces of gear you can carry. Find out why the Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter is the only one that I trust enough to place in all my hiking and bugout bags….

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SOG Knives: SOG Seal Pup Elite Knife Review

August 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Hiking Gear, Survival Gear, Survival Knives

SOG Knives: SOG Seal Pup Elite Knife Review

Looking for the perfect survival knife? After reviewing Sog’s Seal Pup Elite we think that it might just be the perfect survival knife.

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Sleeping Bags: How to buy the perfect sleeping bag

June 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Camping, Hiking Gear

Sleeping Bags: How to buy the perfect sleeping bag

I’ve seen people spend all sorts of money on the latest and greatest outdoors gadgets, but for some reason when it comes to sleeping bags they seem to neglect the importance of choosing the right bag……What to look for when purchasing a good sleeping bag

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