Video Gear Review: Boker Outdoorsman Knife
13 Sep 2016

Video Gear Review: Boker Plus Outdoorsman Knife

A good knife is an essential part of any outdoors kit. A knife can aid with many tasks like shelter building, food preparation, fire building and self-defense. But shopping for knives can come down to finding the best quality blade for the lowest price. There are plenty of options in

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Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?
16 Aug 2016

Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?

I had a random thought while watching the summer Olympics: If civilization fell apart and I was left to fend for a small group along with myself, which athletes would fare best? Some would undoubtedly do better than others in a survival scenario. But if it came down to five,

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Gear review: Trayvax Wallet
08 Aug 2016

Video Gear Review: Trayvax Summit Wallet

A solid wallet that performs is essential for everyday carry. We got our hands on a Trayvax Summit and put it to the test. How does it handle a stack of cards and cash? You can learn more about this and other Trayvax products here: http://www.trayvax.com/collections/summit-collection It never hurts to

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Essential Items for Wilderness Survival
05 Jul 2016

Go Beyond the Survival Essentials

Having some basic survival essential items with you when you’re outdoors is a must and the key to outdoor success. The items you have with you should provide for your basic needs while out and about, both while things are going according to plan and when things get hairy. But

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Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can
23 Jun 2016

Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can

The Survivor Ammo Can by MTM Case-Gard gives you a compact storage unit for keeping emergency supplies underground. Underground storage is often an afterthought for many people when it comes to being prepared for the worst. Underground storage can keep your equipment secure and safe if your primary storage location

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Be prepared for safety at large events
13 Jun 2016

How to Survive When a Large Crowd Gets Out of Control

Summer brings plenty of festivals, fairs, concerts and other events across the country. Add in the fact that this is election season and many people will have a busy schedule. While these kinds of events can be enjoyable, there is also significant risk in an emergency. A dangerous incident can

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phone and knife for protection
18 May 2016

6 Everyday Carry Examples to Help You Plan

There will come a time when all you have at your disposal is what’s in your pockets. Preparedness begins with what you’re carrying. Some choose to go minimal with their EDC, while some carry the kitchen sink. Either way, it is essential to carry tools with you wherever you are.

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alaska survival
16 May 2016

Survival on Screen: Ultimate Survival Alaska Season 1

Survival on Screen is where Shadow Fox takes a look at survival and field craft practices in movies and TV. Some are great, others not so much. We break down what’s happening on screen and what viewers should or shouldn’t take away from the production. National Geographic’s first season of

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27 Apr 2016

Sabotaged Climbing Gear Serves as Warning for Online Buyers

A recent alert from Petzl has the climbing world up in arms and is serving as a reminder to use caution when purchasing gear your life depends on. Petzl recently found out that Aspir harnesses sold on eBay had been tampered with and posed a mortal risk to users. Petzl

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22 Apr 2016

Survival at Sea Skills on Display in “All is Lost” Movie

Our Survival on Screen series will look at survival and field craft practices in movies and TV. Some are great, others not so much. We break down what’s happening on screen and what viewers should or shouldn’t take away from the production. A riveting performance from Robert Redford anchors the

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