Easy Portable Survival Shelter For Extreme Cold (video)

I really like this guy, he always comes up with no-nonsense wilderness survival advice. Today he’s showing how to make a compact, lightweight portable survival shelter. You can skip to about the 2:55 mark to get to the idea…

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The Firewaall: Vertical Fire Curtain (link)

I’m not sure how useful this firewaall (and, no, I didn’t spell that wrong) is for survival purposes but it does have some potential applications as a nice camp out conversation piece, lol…

“OK, in all seriousness, the old-fashioned campfire is just fine in most situations

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Solar Lantern Charges Your Phone (link)

Solar powered lights are all the rage these days, aren’t they? I know I have a few myself and even one made by the folks who created this new inflatable solar lantern that charges your cell phone too.

I know the post talks about this being a prototype and that you can back it as a kickstarter

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$0.99 Disposable Cake Pan For Your B.O.B.? (video)

I know many people include aluminum foil for similar reasons, but a cake pan such as this may prove more useful and probably more durable too. The only major problem I see is that the creases (to fold it up for storage) will eventually wear thin which could make this idea less desirable than at first

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Next Level Water Purification: GRAYL Ultralight Bottle (video)

Want a whole other level of water purification? Then apparently this bottle is it!

Perhaps one of the easiest of backpacking water filters to use, it’s not without potential drawbacks. For example, like he says near the end there may be some concern for contamination after purification due

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Bug Out To A National Forest, Good Idea Or Not? (video)

Personally, I’m not a “bug out into the wilderness” sort of guy, but if you’ve got no choice but to bug out into a forest then a national forest may be a better idea than most wilderness options given the vast expanse they tend to cover and general lack of population, including

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