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Pocket Survival Kit

Pocket Survival Kit

Do you carry a pocket survival kit when you are in the field?  You probably should.  It’s all too easy to get lost, hurt, or separated from your gear, and to find yourself in a no kidding survival situation.  It happens all the time and a simple pocket kit can make the difference between life […]

Gear Review:  Leki Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Leki Trekking Poles

I’ve always been a fan of walking sticks. Of course, when I grew up that meant hacking down a sapling that just happened to be the right size and then hauling a couple of pounds of wood around with you. That’s not very politically correct in our more enlightened days.

Gear Review: Ursack Bear Bag Initial Impressions

Gear Review: Ursack Bear Bag Initial Impressions

I recently purchased an Ursack “Bear Resistant Food Bag”.  I haven’t had it out in the field yet, but wanted to give a quick review.  First the specs: My intended purpose:  General animal & varmint bag for local trips. Material:  Ballistic Fabric & high tensile strength cord Volume:  650 cu in Weight:  8 oz (bag); 10 oz […]