Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Skills / Knowledge Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

How to Stay Safe Hiking in the Desert

Death Valley’s Zabriskie Point, the Slickrock trails of Moab, Utah and the vast array of amazing hikes that surround the Grand Canyon are just a few examples of outstanding hikes located in the middle of the desert. If you’re not a fan of warmer climes, you might think to shy away from these iconic trails. […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies

Top 164 Survival Gear and Equipment for Hiking, Camping, Bug Out

I decided to make a comprehensive list of the top survival gear and equipment for hiking, camping, and bug out survival. The list includes knives, axes, stoves, fire starters, water filters, flashlights, lanterns, backpacks, tools, multi-tools, tents, sleeping bags, emergency foods, and more. Enjoy! Top 12 Survival Knives Survival knives are a popular choice among […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies

Urban Altoids EDC Kit

Normally, I’m not a big fan of makeshift EDC kits like this, but The Urban Prepper usually does a good job with this kind of stuff and this project is no different. To give you an idea of the unusual contents, he includes a mini Leatherman multi-tool, USB charging cable, and a mini ratchet tool […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

How to Heat Your Tent With a Swedish Log Torch

This isn’t what I expected to see when I started watching this video. To be honest, I’d figured this guy was going to somehow bring a Swedish log INSIDE the tent (which would’ve been a bad idea) but I was pleasantly surprised to see what he chose to do and, more importantly, how well it […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Skills / Knowledge

How to Survive in the Woods at Night

Exploring the wilderness is a pastime for people around the globe. A routine day hike, bike ride or climbing excursion is as far as most people ever go. But what if you want to stay out longer? Enjoying wilderness areas after dark is quite possible, but without the proper knowledge and education, it can be […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

Camp Tarp Shelter Wizardry

This guy is awesome! He’s always coming up with neat outdoor survival ideas, and this one is a great one to know for camping. FYI, he also links to a series of other tarp tent videos that may be of interest to you as well. Here’s the tarp shelter wizardry one; it’s a bit hard […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies

The Ultimate Backpacking Survival Rifle Build

Looking for the “ultimate” survival rifle? Well, look no further than this Ruger 10/22 rifle (featuring the Gemtech Mist-22 silencer) with Magpul X-22 BackPacker stock (holds 3 ten-round mags), and Primary Arms Advanced Micro Dot sight mounted on a Magpul optics mount. All together you’re probably looking at around $1,000 to put this survival rifle […]

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies Video

Fatwood 101 for Beginners

Good and quick tutorial on finding fatwood for fire starting…

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies Video

Self-Contained DIY Fire Starter Kit

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like this fire starting kit is something you can purchase as a pre-made solution, but you can certainly copy the idea well enough if you’re interested in a wilderness or bug out bag fire starting kit to emulate…

Categories
Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies Video

Family-Sized Backpack Cookset: KingCamp Climber 3

Like he points out, you don’t tend to see too many larger cooksets available for purchase that would be able to accomodate more than a person or two. This KingCamp Climber 3 Cookset, unlike most options out there, is definitely big enough to cook for an entire family and is perhaps the most complete backpacking […]