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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey Guys, What should be the basic tools and equipment that should be included in two days hiking? Thanks in advance :thumb:
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Spring is here and a lot of people will be heading out on hiking and camping trips. Let's take a few minutes and talk gear people like to bring. Food - Snacks. Sometimes I will carry a stove, fuel and mountain house freeze dried meal. However, 2018 I may be leaving the stove at home and...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The Sawyer PointONE is my new favorite water filter. Depending on water conditions, it can filter up to one millions gallons, and the flow rate beats the Sawyer Mini water filter hands down. However wonderful the Sawyer PointONE water filter is, the user still has to either fill up a bag or...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am looking form something that a compass can fit in, and can also attach to molle webbing. Ebay is full of surplus grenade pouches, but what will fit in them? With the snap closure are smaller items likely to fall out? I just want a small pouch that a bandage, multi-tool, GPS, or maybe a...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    i found this today and have enjoyed watching this young man's efforts; he is humble and familiar with his gear, and has produced some nice videos. Still has lessons to learn but obviously continues to move forward. Enjoy; http://www.youtube.com/user/TheGods1marine?feature=watch
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Looking for gear ideas and reveiws on that one piece/or cpl pieces of equipment bought or DYI'ed. That piece that is in every BOB/GHB, or took on every camping trip, backbacking trip. Everyone has that good ; knife, gun, stove, light, pack, water bottle, or item that they wouldnt leave with...
  7. General Discussion
    A friend came by this morning and off we went yard sale hunting. Next to last stop I picked up an almost new Nautilus Competition jacket with zip in lining for the remarkable price of $5.00, it still had the little bag with the spare buttons and replacement zipper pull attached inside lining...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Though a long-time advocate of the Sitka Gearslinger bag from Maxpedition, I've recently switched to the Falcon 2, also from Maxpedition. Both bags have great everyday carry features, and like all things from Maxpedition, they're both built with superb quality control. For a list of pros and...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    OK, most of you will say: "Next time just pay attention." and my grandpa would literally say: "It's s**ted". lol Here it is. For last few days I am kind of upset because during hiking I am loosing my gear like a ******. First i lost my face mask, than my gaiter and now my T-shirt. Never happened...
  10. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hello. Been lurking this forum for awhile. Havent really put together any kinda supplies or anything but I do want to start hiking and possible backpacking/long term backpacking. So I want to know what it would take to get started? Ive read alot but the information is alot to take in and it...
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Has anyone used an LBE harness setup for day hikes? I have a backpack that is just overkill for the simple day hike, I plan on setting up my old LBE with a buttpack (first aid/essentials) my camelback hydration bag, knife, and an ammo pouch for camera etc. I like having everything handy...
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Ok, my FIL is a great guy. He did his 20 years in the Airforce, and retired. We are getting ready for a hunting trip, and he got out the old Govt issued combat boots.....that he's had in the closet for 10 years.....never worn. He wore them to sight in the rifles, and wanted to try them out...
  13. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I had never heard of Gearpods until just a few days ago when I received one in the mail. This is a pretty cool concept - a PVC, modular, water proof system. Video Review Part 1 The unit I received is actually 2 parts - the survival kit and the first aid kit. The survival kit is stuffed...
  14. General Discussion
    Contest for September: Red Flare Kits is having a contest to win one of three kits. First prize: Fundamentals First aid kit Everything you would want in a grab’n’go Medical Kit now arrives in a sleek, light-weight, water-resistant package featuring E-Z Easy Care First Aid System. Second prize...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    These videos are provided by GrinchMT - http://www.youtube.com/user/GrinchMT
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