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
Tactical pants are designed as heavy-duty everyday wear for many professions, including EMTs, FBI and SWAT agents, law enforcement and military officers, and firefighters. They are made to withstand tough environmental conditions and protect the wearer from harmful materials that come their way. [Read more…] about Ranking the 10 Best Tactical Pants of 2019
Solar chargers are a useful alternative to traditional chargers because they don’t require the immediate availability of a wall outlet or car adapter. They are widely used for backcountry travel because of their ability to recharge while you’re spending your sunny day adventuring about in the wilderness.
Solar chargers are also far less resource-intensive than other charging methods. If you need to keep your phone, Kindle, or photography equipment powered up on your next multi-day journey into the backcountry, a solar charger is an essential purchase. [Read more…] about Ranking the 10 Best Solar Chargers of 2019
In the modern era, we need our phones and devices more than ever. We rely on them to do business and communicate with others to coordinate our outdoor excursions. That’s why having a portable charger will save you a lot of headaches.
Keeping a portable charger handy will allow you to recharge your phone without needing an outlet, and it’ll help to guarantee your phone doesn’t shut off just when you’re finalizing the last minute details for that upcoming hunting or fishing trip. [Read more…] about Ranking The 10 Best Portable Chargers of 2019
A solar lantern is a perfect way to ensure that you always have a source of light in camp without worrying about whether you brought along enough batteries to keep it running for several days. These solar lanterns don’t need much time in the sun every day to recharge and provide hours of ample light.
Today’s solar lanterns are more compact and durable than ever. They won’t take up too much space in your pack or camping bag, and most can withstand even the toughest of environmental conditions. But all the options out there today can make it tough to choose just one.