In today’s world of GPS devices and internet mapping websites, navigation is something that most people take for granted. But when it comes to survival and emergency preparedness planning, the subject of navigation is definitely something that needs to be taken into consideration. […]
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. […]
You’ve got your guns.
Your pantry is stocked full of food.
You’ve got so much gear, your bags are ready to explode.
But are you really prepared to survive? […]
Recently a reader was kind enough to share his experience of suffering from heat stroke while hiking. Heat stroke is a very serious condition that can easily kill a hiker who doe snot know what to look out for. […]
Grommets seem to show up in all sorts of outdoor and survival gear, from tarps and tents to truck tie-downs. They’re handy when they work, but all too often they tear out of the fabric. Many people will just sigh and replace the entire item, or hope it will hold for just one more camping trip. But if you catch these little buggers in time, you can repair them as good as new. Better than new, actually. […]