It’s hard to stress the importance of a lighter when you’re off the beaten trail, some people use matches or even a flint but if we’re all honest, a flick of the thumb is always going to be the preferable way to get the fire lit after a long day of trekking. The Peanut Lighter…
When it comes to basic disaster preparedness, a unit like this Eton Hand Turbine AM/FM/Weatherband Radio is probably almost as important as shelter and potable water. This unit from Eton has a built-in hand crank, smartphone charger, flashlight and solar panel as well as the its radio functions, making…
The Buck FlashPoint Hunting Knife is designed as an all-round hunting, camping and fishing knife – it has a partially serrated blade made of 420HC stainless steel and has a bottle opener/carabiner built into the handle. The locking mechanism in the handle is thumb-operated – an important safety feature on a knife that’ll likely be…
The nanoSTRIKER™ is a keychain sized fire starter designed to be carried every day without getting in your way. It contains a ferrocerium rod and a tungsten carbide insert to create a shower of sparks each time it’s scraped.
This clip-on multi-tool from Leatherman is slightly smaller and more pocket friendly than some of the company’s larger tools, it’s designed to be clipped to a belt loop or rucksack and forgotten about – until you find yourself needing a knife, scissors, a file, tweezers or something to throw at a bear while you run for the hills.
The Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool is one of those items that all of us should probably carry in the trunk – it’s exactly the sort of thing you want in your hand when the going gets rough. Or the zombies take over.
The Bear Super Kodiak Bow was first released in 1967 as an upgraded replacement for the Bear Kodiak line of bows – Fred Bear was so impressed with the new design that he took one for himself and used it on hunting trips around the world until he retired.
This book – “The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead” is a modern classic of sorts, its author is Max Brooks, the son of comedy legend Mel Brooks. Max is also a staff writer at Saturday Night Live and he’s the man who wrote the screenplay for Brad Pitt’s latest feature film, World War Z.
This 3-Stone Knife Sharpening Set from Orvis includes 3 stones each cut from natural rock, they’re mounted in a natural cedar stand and the kit comes with knife sharpening oil as well as a full set of instructions.
This set of 3 Spyderco Knives are made from flat-ground, high-carbon stainless steel designed to stay sharp for years at a time. The set includes 3 sizes, the smallest size is the Bug (2.9″ open, 1.63″ closed), the middle size is the Honeybee (3.66″ open, 2.06″ closed) and the largest size is the Grasshopper (5.07″ open, 2.77″ closed).
This Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chum is one of those clever little ideas that I wish I’d thought of first.
The Garmin Rino 655t is a GPS/2-Way Radio/Camera unit that’s waterproof, drop-proof, mud-proof and child-proof. Although I’m a little doubtful about that last one.