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The Ultimate Grayl Water Bottle Review

The Ultimate Grayl Water Bottle Review

Whether you're trying to make the most of a s**t hits the fan (SHTF) scenario or you're simply looking to do some backcountry exploration, you don't have time to mess around with sketchy water ...

Survival Summit Review

Survival Summit Review

Do you have the skills it takes to survive in the wilderness? Could you survive a SHTF situation on nothing but foraged greens, small game meat, and river water? Most people live in a state of ...

Best Concealed Carry Purses

Best Concealed Carry Purses

My earliest recollections of seeing a female carrying a gun was on the 1960s sitcom, "F Troop" where the beautiful sharpshooter "Wrangler Jane" confidently wore a pistol slung around her hips. As a ...

Different Types of Tents

Different Types of Tents

Our household has no shortage of camping and backpacking tents. My husband, who was a rock and ice climber for years has had to bivy on more than one route, and has had a collection of bivy sacks ...

Bedol Water Clock

Bedol Water Clock

I recently moved to the land of hurricanes (aka Florida), and while unpacking, found my trusty old Bedol water clock. I have had this thing for what seems like a decade - although I'm guessing it's ...

An Unexpected Storm Reveals Our Priorities

An Unexpected Storm Reveals Our Priorities

I have to say that one of the things I appreciate most about modern living is the ability to flush a toilet. I was just reminded about this when we regained power after a big wind storm knocked out ...

Kelly Kettle Review

Kelly Kettle Review

Have you ever heard of a "hobo stove?" Well, we are loving the Kelly Kettle, a "hobo stove" of sorts that's brought to us by Sagan Life. We'll get into the review of this very cool stove in a minute. ...

5 Best Bear Sprays

5 Best Bear Sprays

Bears are some of the most magnificent creatures to see -- as long as you're appropriately far away, of course. When you're backpacking or hiking in an area inhabited by black bears or grizzlies, ...

How To Grow Garlic

How To Grow Garlic

First of all, I need to tell you that my experience stems from years of growing garlic in northern New England. So, if you live in different regions of the country, I’ll point out some resources that ...

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