Pepper spray is a means of ensuring your safety. It is one of the most effective self-defense tools that you can have. Pepper sprays come in many sizes and shapes, and their level of potency can also vary greatly. Finding the solution that’s right for you isn’t always a cut and dry process. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Pepper Sprays of 2019
Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts are no strangers to unexpected encounters with wildlife. While most of these encounters are simply a passing glance in one another’s direction, there’s always the possibility of startling an animal that wasn’t expecting you to be there. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Bear Sprays of 2019
A gas mask is one of those tools in your survival kit that you really hope you never have to use. Nevertheless, it’s an important inclusion simply because of the world we live in today. For law enforcement, security, and military personnel, gas masks have become a critical piece of equipment that allows them to do their job to the best of their ability. A quality gas mask will protect you from CBRN and NBC agents (1), whether they’re in weaponized form or not. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Gas Masks of 2019
Adding a red dot sight to your hunting or shooting arsenal will improve your accuracy and speed. It will allow you to pin targets more efficiently and accurately than an iron sight, and many red dot sights are also more effective at improving speed and accuracy than some advanced magnified optics. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Red Dot Sights of 2019
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 2019
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 2019