In an emergency, there are a lot of tools that could potentially save your life. Steel shackle. Spring clip. Compass. Wire saw. Wire snares. Fire starter. Tinder. Fishing line. Fish Hooks. Knife blade. Aluminum oil. Ziploc bag. Stormproof matches. Needle. Thread. Water purification tablet. Whistle. 550' paracord. Duct Tape. You don't want to need any single one of those things and not have access to it. The Z.A.P.S. Survival Grenade has every single one of those tools wrapped into 45' of 550 Paracord with a high-contrast colored paracord ripcord for easy deployment. There's also a Z.A.P.S. Gear Survival Grenade User's Guide that describes how the uses of each of the contents and survival tips for those without survival training. This collection of survival tools could literally save your life.
It's that hallowed time of year when we gather in parking lots and fields to eat some flame-licked meat and down some cold beers. It's tailgating season. Unfortunately, there's a lot of hassle that comes along with pregame activities. Stuffing your car with gear and then packing it up while you try to get inside for ... continue reading
We've been adding new items to our shop on a weekly basis for a while now, and this week is your chance to save on all of them. Head over to the shop, enter your email into the pop-up, and you'll save 15% off sitewide! Snag a new watch, pocket knife, machined pen, or any of the other goods that line our virtual shelves. Hurry up, sale ends Monday, Oct. 6. ... check it out
The last thing you want when the zombie apocalypse hits is to be weighed down by all your gear. Zombies chowing down on you after you tipped over like an upside down turtle is not the badass way you want to go out. This Compact Folding Bow is part of your solution. The whole thing can be folded up to a ridiculous 23" ... continue reading
We were first introduced to Horse Cycles a couple years back at The New Amsterdam Bike Show. Among the crowd of gorgeous fixies, the two-wheelers from the Brooklyn-based company really stood out to us. Now we've learned that Thomas Callahan's skills aren't limited to just bicycles. This Carbon Steel Camping Knife is ... continue reading
Strapping a hot tub to the roof of your car for warm relaxation on the go sounds pretty damn impractical. Still, the thought of lounging in a hot tub after a day spent hiking, canoeing, or just out in the woods sounds a little like heaven. The Nomad Collapsible Tub is making it happen. You just need to hook it up ... continue reading
It's not everyday we see a press release for basic outdoor tools that won't be on sale for half a year, so when we do, we figure there must be something about them. The Compadre Series from Buck Knives includes three tools—camping knife, hatchet, and chopping froe—all of which are corrosion-resistant thanks to ... continue reading
When packing your bag for an outdoor excursion, it can be easy to stuff it until the zipper pops with gear you might need in an emergency. In an effort to pare down the necessities, VSSL created this Supplies cylinder. Each is made from seamless extruded military specification anodized aluminum and contains an LED ... continue reading
We cannot honestly tell you that we've ever been stranded in the backcountry without a source of fire, but that doesn't mean it's not something you should prepare for. What if you need to start a fire and your Zippo is out of fluid, your matches are wet or you lost your firesteel? As long as you have a pair of Flint ... continue reading
The guys behind BioLite have changed our camping experience forever with their CampStove which has allowed us to juice our phones while cooking some s'mores. Their latest gadget gives you access to potable water and some off-grid power whether you're out camping or if the power just went out in your home. Fill it with ... continue reading
The beauty of the Peasant Knife rests in its simplicity. Based on a similar knife used 400 years ago, the knife is as low-tech as they come. Each features an extended tang that allows you to open and close the knife with one hand, and the drilled hole gives you the ability to toss it on a lanyard or carry it around your neck. Each features a carbon steel blade that was individually hardened and tempered and will age beautifully over time. ... check it out
You know those cheap lighters you pick up from the register at the gas station? Well, they can do more than just light up a few Marlboros. With the Soto Pocket Torch, any one of those disposable lighters can be turned into a powerful little torch that can crank out a 2,300-degree blue flame. And despite what you might ... continue reading
When we're tailgating or doing a little light camping in the scorching heat, we often use our cold beer as a forehead wipe before taking a sip. Cold brews only do so much to keep you comfortable when it feels like you're breathing in moist fire, however. Icybreeze is the world's first portable air conditioner and cooler. ... continue reading
Certain conditions make building a fire a challenge when you're out camping or exploring. When you're stuck in your tent with rain beating down around you, you don't always want to turn to a granola bar for a meal. Barocook is the flameless cooking system looking to give you a few more options.
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When disaster strikes and you need to haul ass, you don’t want to be running around gathering essentials. Your solution is a bug-out bag—a kit that contains the essentials to help you survive for three days. Instead of buying a precomposed version, why not assemble your own with gear you trust? Here’s a guide ... continue reading
The best tools are the ones you have with you, and carrying around a shovel 24/7 is a bit cumbersome. This high carbon steel Entrenching Tool folds up for easy transport and storage. We got our hands on a very limited supply at a ridiculous price and are passing the savings on to you. Once they're gone at this price, it's unlikely we'll ever have them again this cheap. Hurry up and snag one while you can. ... check it out