10 Best Hot Tents (2024 Update) Buyer’s Guide

Every experienced outdoorsman understands one cardinal rule when it comes to gas stoves: don’t bring your stove inside the tent. Stoves release carbon monoxide that can, and often does, result in death for campers who were just trying to stay warm.

The one exception to the rule is the hot tent. The hot tent is not a new idea (armies have been using the hot tent forever) but it is only recently that it has gained significant traction in the civilian camping space.

The hot tent allows you to bring a wood stove into your tent and safely vent smoke and carbon monoxide to the outdoors through a stovepipe. The effect is to create your own private winter lodge right in the middle of the forest. Nice. Below are the best hot tent options for 2024 ...

9 Best Expandable Batons (2024 Update) Buyer’s Guide

An expandable baton is a compact, telescoping pole that can be deployed in seconds in order to help you fight of an attacker.  When closed the expandable baton can be concealed by clipping it to your belt, or, in some cases, slipping it into your pocket or purse.

The best expandable batons are fashioned from high-quality materials including steel, aluminum and high-grade, impact-resistant plastic. They are legal in most, but not all, states and provide a non-lethal alternative to handguns. Below are the best expandable batons of 2024. ...

10 Best Headlamps (2023 Update) Buyer’s Guide

A good headlamp is an essential backpacking or camping item. A headlamp is great for finding small items in a crowded backpack and ensuring a safe trip out of your tent to use the restroom in the middle of the night.

Headlamps also come in handy to light up hard-to-see places when working on your car or trying to find that lonesome box of family memorabilia that you stored in the crawl space under the house 10 years ago.

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