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Best Bear Spray, Fogger, Repellent, Deterrent with Holster

Any hiker can tell you the joy that comes from embracing nature on a long hike. Many can also tell you the terror that is a charging bear suddenly coming at you. Wherever you’re hiking, an aggressive bear can be a serious threat. Bear sprays offer a non-lethal repellent option that is highly effective and safe to use. Today we’ll be reviewing several different bear sprays to try and find [...]

Best Portable Water Filter & Purifier for Hiking, Camping & Survival Kits

Wherever you are in the world one thing is always true: You’re going to get thirsty. Depending on how far off the map you end up there’s a good chance you’ll need to filter your own water. This is doubly true if you find yourself in certain parts of the developing world with uncertain sources of water. Today we’ll be covering a range of individual water treatment options to find [...]

Best Dry Bag 2019 – Waterproof Sack Reviews & Buyers Guide

When you’re out hiking and camping you always have to be wary of the weather. A beautiful sunny sky can turn into a pouring rain with very little notice. For those of us who like to go boating, fishing or kayaking dealing with water is even more important. In these situations a quality dry bag can be the difference between a fun time and a miserable ordeal. Today we’ll be [...]

Best IFAK Pouch and Contents. Tactical Military Medical Kits

Traumatic injuries can happen in an instant. Soldiers, law enforcement and other first responders have long carried something called an individual first aid kit (IFAK). This is a small medical pouch designed to carry the essential tools needed to save a life in an emergency. Today we’ll be covering several different types of first aid kits to help you find the best IFAK pouch for your needs. Best IFAK Pouch [...]

Best Trauma Shears – Durable Medical Scissors For IFAK & Emergencies

Being able to remain cool under intense pressure is one of the skills required by EMT’s, first responders, and military medics. Having the right tools for the job helps them keep their cool and effectively serve their patients. One of the tools most commonly used across the medical and preparedness world are survival shears. Today we’ll cover what makes for great survival shears and help you pick out the best [...]

Best Hand Warmers – Portable Pocket Rechargeable Warmer

If you spend a lot of time in cold weather you know how hard it can be on your hands. The body naturally prioritizes the warmth of the core over the limbs, leading to numb fingers and serious discomfort. Hand warmers can offer considerable warmth in all weather conditions and are both inexpensive and lightweight. Today we’ve put together a list of the best hand warmers available to help you [...]

Best Survival Machetes 2019 for Clearing and Chopping Brush

One of the most widely used tools in the world is the humble machete. From Latin America all the way to Southeast Asia, people have been using machetes for centuries. They’re one of the most useful survival tools you can have when out in the backcountry. Today we decided to review 9 of the best survival machetes available. Best Survival Machetes It’s really hard to choose the best machete on [...]

Best Hand Crank Lantern and Flashlight for an Emergency

In an emergency situation a reliable source of light is really nice to have. Unfortunately it's not always possible to carry enough batteries to keep your light running. That’s where hand cranked flashlights come into play. Today we’re reviewing 12 of the best hand crank lanterns and flashlights to help you pick out the best one for your needs. Best Hand Crank Lanterns and Flashlights Picking out the best hand [...]

Best Headlamps for Hiking, Camping, Backpacking and Hunting 2019

It’s natural to be afraid of the dark. After all, you never know what’s out there. When you’re out hiking, camping, or doing another outdoor activity watching the sun go down can be disconcerting. One of the best tools you can bring to ward off the darkness is a quality headlamp. They’re lightweight, reliable, and leave your hands free for other tasks. With that in mind we put together a [...]

Best Emergency Whistle – Loud Survival, Safety & EDC Whistles

If you’re lost in the wilderness or facing down an attacker being able to signal for help is critical. One of the best ways to do this is using an emergency whistle. Unfortunately not all whistles are created equal and something that a coach or referee might love probably won’t serve nearly as well for a signalling whistle. To help you out we’ve reviewed some of the top whistles available [...]