Final Update: SOL Escape Pro Bivvy

I wanted to establish what I consider the lower limits of the SOL Escape Pro Bivvy.  I’m not talking about survival either, just how cold I could  manage without risking making myself sick.  After testing it down to 36 F I believe I found my limit.  Put it this way, I will not be trying […]

Survival Hacks by Creek Stewart

“Hacks” are all the rage these days and this book does NOT disappoint in this arena!  This reviewer received the book for review purposes.   I really don’t want to give too much away by adding too many pictures here as I think if you are an outdoors type person, you will want this book […]

BushCraft 101 by Dave Canterbury

I like the way this book is laid out.  On the back cover he mentions what he calls the 5 Cs of survivability; cutting tools, covering elements, combustion devices, containers and cordage.  Throughout the book different elements of these 5 Cs are covered.  To read the rest of the review please click here. Coy Boy […]

Being Prepared – The Knife

By Chuck Carnes I am starting a Bi-Weekly post on essential items that are needed to be prepared when being in the outdoors. These are just my thoughts and ideas and certainly not to be used as ‘set in stone’. So this week we look at The Knife…      

eton FRX3 emergency radio update

I have used the eton FRX3 both at home and while on a 3 day/night canoe trip on Black Creek in Mississippi.  I found that using the FRX3 as an emergency light and radio here at home works very well.  I discovered that using it on a canoeing trip is probably not advisable, or at […]