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What Are the Survival Tools that You Need?

You may find yourself in the middle of a forest or hiking on a mountain for weekends. You may also be fond of the outdoors, and you want to learn how to survive in the wilderness. Sometimes, you may be forced to live in a society that is similar to that of the movie “The Walking Dead” and “The Hunger Games.” In these kinds of scenarios, you need all the best survival tools to continue living.

You can increase your chances of survival if you have the right tools with you, even if you get lost in the woods. You can read more about skills for survival when you click here.

But regardless if you want to be comfortable on your mountain hike or you are fond of lying on the couch, it is always better to get equipped with the tools just in case. After all, preparedness can save the day, and it is better to be on the safe side.

If you want to know the essential tools that you should get, then you are on the right page. Here are some things that you need to know.

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Let’s take a look at Survival Gear And Equipment Reviews

This is hands down my husband’s favorite talking point, anything involving camo gear and hunting and he is there. While this bores me to tears listening to how he had his shotgun in a new position and he was dropping pigeons out the sky like it was child’s play, the love we have holds us down to the chair and pulls our face to resemble somewhat interest.

I let him have his 10 minutes of self-awe and then get on with the laundry. If you had to look in our garage, and at the metal school locker looking cabinets lined up against the wall, you would find every hunting equipment and gadget you can think of. To me it looks like he has the same tech 5 times over, but ‘apparently’ they all do different jobs and ‘all are needed.’

What can I do? I love shoes and he likes camo, so we let each other be.  I guess that’s what makes a relationship work, accepting the other person for who they are and all their interests, which don’t necessarily have to be the same as yours for you to work and live in harmony. I’ve come to learn in my ripe old age of 36. Eek.

We’ve all heard about Bear Grills and his crazy antics in the wild and mad survival skills, but if you’re like me, you only want to know about them from the comfort of the couch thank you very much. There are however some brave souls out there building tents and sleeping under the stars as nature sings you to dreamland with her chirps and tweets.

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5 Reasons Why You Need an Emergency Radio for Outdoor Camping

Are you planning to go on a camping trip with your friends, or  just exploring the woods by yourself? Then you should know that communication is a very crucial aspect of your journey.

We all need to communicate with one another to survive. For campers and hikers, it can be risky to venture into the woods without a crank radio to keep you connected with the outside world.

Luckily, while you can travel with your cell phones to any part of the world, it can be challenging to find reception deep in the woods. But that’s not the case with a survival radio.

Emergency authorities consider these gadgets as an essential tool to be kept in our kits. The best survival radios provide you with weather updates and have sustainable power and light.

These receivers might seem like just another piece of equipment to the naked eyes, whereas they are more reliable and more relevant than ever. They provide you with a multi-purpose function and are the most valuable item to have in your backpack. You can find options for survival radio for preppers if you are planning a camping trip soon.

Whether you are going on a solo trip or hiking in the company of friends, here are five reasons you should pack an emergency radio in your camping kit.


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A Look at Hiking Accessories for Women

Societal development and evolution can generally be said to be a positive thing for the human race. This is because, it has enabled humans to better understand their environment, and also facilitated innovations and have generally improved life.
However, one of the adverse effects of the societal and technological revolutions/innovations in the current civilization is the ever increasing reliance by humans on machines for their daily living. This occurs to the detriment of their physical fitness and general body stamina.
Thus, we have moved from where physical activity or labor was a necessity to where it now can be seen even as a kind of luxury. Therefore, outdoor activities are now celebrated and hiking is now a “thing”. 

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The Best Carbon Arrows: What to look for When Shopping Online

If you are an avid archer, then you already know how important it is to own just the right set of tools. When it comes to carbon arrows, you want the ones that are built for flight since that is basically what they are designed to do, to fly towards a stationary or moving target. It is in their nature to be able to withstand torsional/bending stress than any other arrow material. This is why they are a more appealing choice for both beginners and experienced archers.

Shopping for the best carbon arrows for your crossbow, be it a compound or recurve type, you want one that will be worth every penny spent. And if you have taken the time to check online, you will see that many options are screaming for your attention.

So how can you then decide which carbon arrow will be a perfect match for your crossbow? But before I take the time to let you in on my best method of arriving at a suitable option, you want to do well to learn more about compound bows and arrows that's if you are not already familiar with them.

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Choosing the Top Trolling Motors for Fishing

As time goes by, fishing has become a well-known sport which has drawn the attention of huge followers. You can join your local fishing club to gain more fishing experience from these people. You can benefit from them through their show-off contests.

When using a boat to fish, it is important to remain very silent. This is because when you make a lot of noise or cause some waves, fish will run away therefore it will be difficult for you to catch any fish.

However, trolling motors have replaced the old powered motors which used to be too loud and were easy to sense from miles away. Troll motors provides you with stealthy approach, they are easy to manoeuver and have a great stability. With that said, here are a few things you should consider when looking for the best trolling motors available.

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Checklist Before Going Backpacking

Are you planning to head off on a big adventure? If yes, then congratulations! But, if I may ask, how prepared are you for your big expedition? You see, I’ve read many blogs about backpacking and there’s one burning question most people keep asking themselves—will my small bag fit all the stuff I need to carry along?

Now, I will accept that it’s easy to freak out and worry about everything here especially if you haven’t decided about the destination. However, you do not have to worry much as this epic guide has prepared a definitive backpacking checklist that will show you everything you need to know before you can head out.

But, before we can move to our main agenda of the day, one piece of advice I would like to give you is—always pack light. Regardless of whether you’re camping or hiking for short or long-term, traveling as light as possible is one way of reducing strain and stress that come with heavy backpacks.

So, with that said, here are seven essential backpacking items you shouldn’t miss to pack when getting ready for your next adventure.

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Car Camping Essentials – Tips for a Relaxing Trip

Bring everything but the kitchen sink

When you go car camping, you aren’t limited to a large degree on what you can take with you. That’s the beauty of it. You can bring everything you need and want, plus more, ensuring that you will be comfortable and entertained on your camping trip.

You would be hard-pressed to roll a full cooler of iced beer down the trail, but if you can get your car near your campsite, a new world of camping is opened up to you. Check out our previous articles containing basic essential camping gear to fully complete your car’s kit.

These car camping essentials have some items that you could consider less than necessities, but if you packed your car’s trunk with nothing but essential gear (i.e. survival items) you’d be planning a one-way camping trip. You have to bring along some comforts and entertainment, especially if you have kids with you. A lot can fit in a car trunk, let’s not worry about available space just yet.

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Weird Survival Tools Every Prepper Should Own

Whether you are in the wilderness or other outdoors, away from home, preparing for emergency and survival is very critical. Knowing what survival tools to put together will make all the difference and ensure you survive all odds. Keep reading to learn about the weird survival tools you must not fail to have in your survival kit.

#1: A Knife or Multi-tool

A knife or multi-tool is one of the essential tools you must not forget to pack in your survival kit. There are so many things you would need a knife or multi-tool for in a survival situation. Typical examples include the following;

  • Wood shaving – to make a tinder
  • Cutting rope or chord
  • Opening cans swiftly
  • Preparing a game
  • Cutting off obstructive tender branches while in the wood
  • ...and more

A multi-tool refers to a pocket-size, folding device that features a knife and other tools such as screwdrivers and pliers. The device provides the benefit of having different useful tools in a petite package. Some survival enthusiasts would rather go for a non-folding simple fixed-blade knife or other types of folding knives. Whatever is your choice, the most important thing is to ensure that you pack a cutting device for survival purposes.

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How to Choose a Hunting Backpack?

Your gear will have a big impact when it comes to hunting trips. Many people that love the sport will spend a lot of time thinking about it and planning. A part of the planning includes all the items you need to carry with you, not just to help you catch something but also for safety reasons. You would want to have the best items so you can be sure you can rely on them.

The goal should be to maximize the space you have in your backpack because there are many things you need to bring with you. You also need to be able to access the stuff quickly and quietly. There are a lot of great products you can find online, you just need to do your research. Read more about these hunting backpacks.

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