Neck Knife by Stone River Gear

Neck Knife

The neck knife is usually defined as being a small (under 4″ blade) that can be suspended around the neck with the tip of the blade pointing upwards. In order to make this safe the sheath is made from a blade-resistant material like polycarbonate, steel or (in this case) Kydex – so that if you…

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Sawtooth Rod by The Tenkara Rod Co.

Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod

Tenkara is the minimalist Japanese version of fly fishing, it simplifies the art quite significantly by doing away with the reel altogether and relying instead on just the rod, line and fly. This makes it perfect for mountain streams where a long rod and lightweight line provide exceptional accuracy in dropping flies into the right…

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Absinthe & Flamethrowers

Absinthe and Flamethrowers Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously

Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously is a book that’ll appeal to those of you who like spending their weekends doing a little more than barbecuing and raking the yard, the book includes instructions on how to make black powder, how to throw knives, how to crack a bull…

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LifeStraw

LifeStraw

A couple of years ago I was on a motorcycle trek through the mountains of Northern Vietnam, we had a daily allotment of water but due to the searing heat and pea-soup humidity we were going through drinking water at close to a pint an hour. Many of us ended up refilling our water supplies…

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Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter

Swedish FireSteel

Swedish FireSteel was originally developed by the Swedish Department of Defense – due to the weather conditions in Sweden a fire starter was needed that was waterproof, snowproof, altitude immune and exceedingly reliable. Matches, lighters and other traditional methods of starting fires all have significant drawbacks, so there’s a huge benefit to a small, simple…

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Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag

Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag

The Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag is an all-inclusive survival bag that’ll either get you home, or get you as far away from home as possible – depending on which you’d prefer. Commonly referred to as a “Bug Out Bag”, the Echo-Sigma is the sort of kit you want in the garage, trunk or shed on…

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SOL Survival Medic Kit

SOL Survival Medic Kit

Although they aren’t very rock n’ roll, medical kits are an essential carry item during almost all summer activities – especially if you have kids or clumsy friends. The kit you see here is the SOL Survival Medic Kit, it’s designed as a hybrid survival/medical kit and it measures in at just 6″ x 5″ x 1″…

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Morakniv Bushcraft Survival Knife

Morakniv Bushcraft Carbon Steel Survival Knife

Few things are as useful as a proper survival knife when you find yourself in trouble and you’re off the beaten trail. This knife by Morakniv has a magnesium firestarter attached to its sheath, meaning you’ll be able to light up to 7000 fires by sliding the ridged back of the blade against the firestarter –…

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Izola Pocket Knives

Izola Pocket Knives 1

The gentleman’s pocket knife has been slowly returning to favour in recent years, many feared that it had been forever replaced with the iPhone but anyone who’s ever tried opening a bottle of beer or wine, cutting twine or tightening a screw with an Apple product will tell you that it isn’t quite up to…

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Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent

Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent 4

The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent is a Paris-Dakar tested camping solution for people who prefer two wheeled off-roading to the more traditional four. The tent is comprised of four compartments, the largest of which can hold your Triumph Tiger Explorer or BMW GS1200R with room to spare, the sleeping compartment can comfortably house two adults…

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