/Tag: Camping
22 06, 2012

Exped Ergo Hammock Tent

By | 2016-10-15T00:09:33+00:00 June 22nd, 2012|Friday Survival Gear Reports|2 Comments

For those of you that like hammock camping today's gear report features the Exped Ergo Hammock. I was introduced to hammock camping several years ago. While I still prefer a tent, hammock tents offer a light weight alternative. As a matter of fact I keep one in my truck kit. Readers still wondering what hammock [...]

30 09, 2011

Emberlit Stove

By | 2016-10-15T00:12:21+00:00 September 30th, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|4 Comments

Wood burning camping stoves usually don't produce a lot of exciting news. However, a reader recently submitted a new piece of gear I had to share. Exquisite form meets exceptional functionality in the Emberlit Stove ($35 Steel - $55 Titanium). Powered by wood or other biomass readily available, the Emberlit camping/backpacking stove is a big [...]

19 09, 2011

E35: Camping Basics

By | 2016-10-15T00:14:57+00:00 September 19th, 2011|Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|0 Comments

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss the basics of camping and camping gear. Camping is an excellent opportunity to test gear, skills, and be reminded of life without most modern conveniences.

2 03, 2011

Fire Pit Construction

By | 2016-10-15T00:16:05+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Skills|0 Comments

The Essentials to Safer & Longer Lasting Fires Fires are essential for surviving in almost any environment. Fire is required to purify water, cook food, create warmth, signal for help, and protection from wildlife. Therefore it is essential to learn the various methods of constructing fires. […]

16 02, 2011

Makeshift Covers for Tents, Canopies, & Caves

By | 2011-02-23T11:20:28+00:00 February 16th, 2011|Survival Skills|0 Comments

Some situations in life leave you exposed to the elements and away from pre-built man made shelters. In such situations, knowing how to build a quick shelter can mean the difference between surviving the night or not. There are 3 basic methods that can be erected for your safety and shelter in a matter of [...]

9 02, 2011

Makeshift Sleeping Bags

By | 2016-10-15T00:16:06+00:00 February 9th, 2011|Survival Skills|0 Comments

Surviving life in today's modern setting can be a real challenge with insurmountable bills, taxes, politics, and sometimes, an annoying neighbor. But, what about real life "“ have you ever been stuck outside in a snow storm? Lost in the wilderness without a cell phone? Or stranded on a sinking boat? In situations like these, [...]