Gear 

Survival Knives: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Someone once said that the best survival knife is the one you remembered to bring with you. Some will also argue that a knife is a knife, whether you call it a survival knife or a paring knife. I personally think that a knife is a tool, and there are different tools for different jobs. After all, you wouldn’t use a rubber mallet to hammer a nail even though they are both a type of hammer. So What Makes a Knife a Survival Knife? First things first. A survival knife is a…

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Gear 

Black Diamond Storm Headlamp

When it comes to camping or hiking there is no shortage of gear to choose from. It’s almost comical at the wide selection of products that all do the same thing yet claim to be different or superior than others. One area I find this happening in is headlamps. Pretty much they are just small powerful flashlights with a strap for your head. The Black Diamond Storm Headlamp One of the highest rated LED head lamps one the market today is the Storm from Black Diamond. It has a price…

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Preparedness 

20 Survival/Preparedness Tips From The Pros

In case you can’t tell by the limited number of posts on this site, this is a new blog. As a way to get to know some of the great bloggers in the survival and preparedness world, I decided to ask the experts for their best tip. See if you can spot the same trend that I see. There are some great tips in this list whether you are a survivalist, a prepper, or both. Whether you are new to this stuff, or are a seasoned pro there is something…

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