Gadgets

The Heroclip Is A Simple Gadget The Just Makes Things Easier

I was at a trade show a few years ago when I stopped by a booth and saw a goofy carabiner called the Heroclip. I started playing around with it and I immediately wanted one. Why? Because it just made ...

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5 Unique Axe Designs Changing The Way You Cut Wood

The beauty of an axe lies within its simplicity. It’s nothing more than a forged blade and a stick, yet in the right hands, it becomes a useful tool that hasn’t changed for centuries. It hasn’t changed for the same reason ...

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5 Great Uses For A Rechargeable Hand Warmer

The winters are cold where I live, but that doesn’t stop me from getting outdoors. I’m just as active in the winter as I am in the summer, and cold hands just come with the territory. I’ve used the traditional ...

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7 Ways To Sharpen a Camping Knife: Pros Vs. Cons

how to sharpen a camping knife

How To Sharpen a Camping Knife Every camper needs a knife. Er … check that. Every camper needs several knives. You’ll want an EDC that lives in your pocket whether you’re wearing your business casual, your favorite jeans, or your ...

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The Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Titanium Watch

The Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Titanium watch is one sexy beast. First off, it undergoes 130 homologation tests to make sure that it’s tough as nails. What’s a homologation test? All you need to know is that it’s more rugged ...

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Victorinox Swiss Army Explorer White Christmas Special Edition 2017

It’s hard to think of a better stocking stuffer for a hiker than a Victorinox Swiss Army pocket knife. Take it one step further this year with the Victorinox Swiss Army Explorer White Christmas Special Edition 2017. It’s an extra ...

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Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool BS: Review

A good multi-tool is a must-have around the campsite. From carving roasting sticks to fixing zippers, you just can’t beat the functionality. The Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool BS does an excellent job of acting as a mini toolbox in your ...

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Zippo Rechargeable Hand Warmers: Review

The new Zippo 2-hour and 6-hour Rechargeable Hand Warmers definitely fall into the category of town-to-trail gear we love. How do we know? We’ll we’ve tested them in both places. The trail testing is easy for us. Someone on the ...

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In The Desert You Become Water Aware

In Death Valley's Badwater Basin every inch is covered in salt. You bring your own water.

It doesn’t take much travel in the desert to realize what makes it a different camping experience. You quickly become water aware. At every campsite, at every gas fill up, at every roadside attraction you instinctively eye up the scene ...

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COAST PX100 UV Flashlight Review

Growing up in the Midwest, I’ve had little-to-no experience with camping in the desert. In my mind, it was a place where snakes and robots lived (thanks, Star Wars). So, when I had the opportunity to venture out into the ...

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