man healing knee injury

Bleeding in the Woods? Basics of Wound Care in the Wild 

Outdoor hobbies are my favorite hobbies, but they can also be the most dangerous.  Statistically speaking, hiking and hunting have lower rates of injury and death...
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Bug Out Bag vs Go Bag – The Differences Between Survival Bags and How...

Emergencies tend to happen without much warning. You may not have enough time to gather all the supplies you need to get to safety. It's...
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How and Why You Should Carry a Sidearm While Hunting

What comes to mind when you think of an armed outdoorsman? It's probably a man carrying a rifle, striding into the wilderness like you’d see...
man walking on sand wearing military boots

8 Best Military & Combat Boots Reviewed In 2020 ( Army-approved boots )

Military boots, also called combat boots or army boots, are typically boots that fall within the specifications of the United States military. Different military...

10 Best Survival Knives Reviewed in 2020 ( Fixed Blade & Folding )

A good knife is perhaps the most important survival tool you can own. With a knife, you can: Make clothes Make shelter Harvest plants Create...
man suffering blistering heat

Wilderness Survival During Serious Weather Part 1: Blistering Heat

I've spent a lot of time outdoors, in both cold and hot weather. I, by far, prefer cold weather. Heat and humidity get to me...
man cutting wood using axe in the forest

8 Best Survival Axes & Hatches In 2020 ( Reviewed & Tested )

Axes are an important tool for survival in wooded areas. With an axe, you can process a tree into firewood, construct shelter, and even defend...
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9 Best Axes Tested In 2020 ( For Splitting, Felling, Camping etc )

A good knife is the king of survival tool. But you can't cut down a tree with a knife! You can split firewood with a...

The Art of Deer Stalking: Stealthy Hunting on Foot

Most hunters in the US use some sort of hunting stand, allowing them to sit (typically obscured by a blind or out of an...
man using mobile ham radio

6 Best Mobile Ham Radios Reviewed in 2020 ( Dual band / All-band )

Radios are great tools for communicating with hunting partners, emergency personnel, and other people on the trail. It's a good idea to get a license...