Early hunters would have pined for a way to more accurately target and take down their prey from longer distances. A quality rifle scope has the ability to improve your accuracy, range, and distance, not to mention the overall psychological and personal contentment that users receive from a successful hunting trip. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Rifle Scopes of 2018
The need for water purification is a reality for modern outdoor enthusiasts. While there are still a handful of places where you could drink water straight out of a spring or stream, the reality of drinking water available in the wilderness today needs to be filtered in order for humans to safely consume without worrying about getting very sick. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Water Purifiers of 2018
A proper rangefinder is essential for hunters, birders, hikers, backpackers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. It will help you find the distance between you and a target, rare bird species, mountain pass, or another natural landmark. Without one, you’ll have to rely on guesswork, at best.
A great spotting scope will give you much more magnification than a standard binocular can provide. Essentially, they are small telescopes that perform exceptionally well in full-light conditions. This makes them useful for a wide range of activities, including birding, hunting, surveillance, and viewing landscapes, wildlife, and other objects at a distance. [Read more…] about Ranking the 10 Best Spotting Scopes of 2018
Binoculars are an indispensable tool for a variety of outdoor activities. Hunters use them to identify the right species to target during certain seasons. Birders check off their favorite hummingbird or swallow species by using binoculars to get a closer look. [Read more…] about Ranking the 10 Best Binoculars of 2018
Navigation has been a catalyst for exploration for centuries. Our ancestors relied upon constellations like Ursa Major and Cassiopeia in the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Cross in the Southern Hemisphere (1) to guide them on their journeys.
Today, we largely rely on technology for navigation and wayfinding. And while the latest and greatest phones and electronic devices offer a variety of neat features, nothing beats the reliability and accuracy of a more traditional compass. [Read more…] about Ranking the 10 Best Compasses of 2018