The items you put in your backpack are likely of incredible importance so why is it that backpacks are often overlooked and underrated as a piece of vital technology? Whether you’re heading out on a long backpacking trip or just trying to make it to class, the things in your
The environments faced by law enforcement officers, military personnel, firefighters, outdoorsman, and avid hunters are often too much of a challenge for your everyday pair of jeans. That’s where investing in some top tier rough and tough tactical pants completely changes the game. Unfortunately, the need for tactical pants is
If you’re someone who’s spent a fair amount of time camping, you probably already know how useful having an axe or hatchet around the campsite can be. From hammering tent stakes to splitting kindling, axes are designed to be workhorses that can be used for a wide range of tasks.
A good daypack is essential whether you’re hiking, traveling, hunting, going to class, spending a day outdoors, or want a good bug out bag. The possible options out there are literally limitless, which is good for us, but can be a little daunting when you’re first beginning your search. We’ll
Being an outdoorsman and a Marine, packing, carrying, and relying on a backpack is an everyday part of life for me. I rarely find myself leaving the house without a backpack. Of course, I know most of you are looking for something with a little more flavor and ruggedness to
In this article, we’ll review plate carrier vests from the bottom of the budget barrel all the way up to Mil-Spec vests ready for combat. From weight to breathability to downright tacticool factor, we’ll cover it all! I have used a number of them, so I can tell you which
Something that should occupy a spot on every camper’s list is a camping chair. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, plus options that you didn’t realize that you wanted. But before you pony up the cash to buy something that’s equipped with a well-respected logo, or just looks
You might not be able to take the sun with you, but what you can take with you is a bright handheld spotlight. Flashlights and headlamps are helpful because of their portability and ease-of-use, however, sometimes, you just need something bigger and brighter. I’m not going to beat a dead
Love it or hate it, humans need to spend around eight hours a day asleep to be at their peak. Even missing an hour or two a night has shown to have considerable effects on decision making, physical performance, and emotional balance. All of which are things you’re already going
The saying “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight” has a lot of truth to it, but thankfully most fights don’t involve a gun. In most self defense scenarios, having a knife on you will give you a significant advantage. Along with being a great self defense weapon, Psychologists say
To some, the knife may seem like an outdated weapon that has no place in this era of push-button mass death weaponry, but the truth is it’s still one of the most versatile pieces of gear out there. That’s why knives are still widely carried by even the highest level
The fire building process can be quite frustrating. This is especially true if it’s a windy day or your working with wet kindling and fire building materials. The process is a lot easier if you have a quality fire starting tool and know some basic fire starting techniques (which I’ll
If you are planning on exercising that second amendment right and carrying your trusty hand cannons everywhere you go, it is inevitable that you will be mixing automobiles and firearms. It’s certainly no mystery that hopping in and out of the car can be a bit of a tricky maneuver
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