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Super Fast and Affordable Way to Prepare for a National Emergency

How to Prepare your Family for National Emergencies and Survival at Home – A Quick Overview The whole issue of “prepping” has taken on a massive and unstoppable life of its own over the past decade through many countries, but especially in those countries whose economy can support families who have the financial ability to prepare for a catastrophic event …

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22 Climbing Tips I Wish I Knew Sooner!

Every experienced climber has some moments in the early days of their climbing career that they look back on and cringe. Whether it’s the time they showed up at the crag with fifteen people blasting Beyonce and got a stern talking-to from a local, or the time they got in way over their head on a route, got benighted, or …

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21 Essential Tips for Hiking With a Toddler

After my baby was born, I was very excited to take her hiking with me. It was easy. All I had to do was pop her in the carrier and off we’d go! She’d either fall asleep or sit passively, happy to be snuggled up against me and be outside at the same time. As she got older, things got …

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How to Store Gasoline – Doomsday Prepper Style

Natural disasters and unprecedented blackouts happen more nowadays. Because of extreme weather conditions and strange viruses like the recent Covid-19 virus, these emergencies seem to grow even more inevitable each day. It becomes ideal to act accordingly by preparing for such happenings. One of the most important things to have in storage is a source of power which in this …

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30 Best Beginner Mountain Climbs in the USA

With over 100,000,000 acres of wilderness, the US is a great place to live for the aspiring mountain climber. The list below details 30 of the best mountains for beginners to climb across the country, ranging from short, easy hikes at low elevation to multi-day adventures on glaciated peaks.   In our quest to cover the biggest and broadest range of …

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SOG Field Pup II Review

PLEASE note the Field Pup II is NEARLY discontinued, and while it was a good knife, we may no longer have access to it other than 2nd hand. You can try to see if it’s still available by clicking HERE. It might be available here:   However, the good news is that we do recommend another very sharp-looking (play on …

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SOG Force Review

Unfortunately the SOG Force has been discontinued, but if you’d like to know our view on it (maybe you have a used one or are considering getting one), please read on! If you’d like to see our best recommendation for a SOG Force alternative, it’s the Schrade Frontier 13 inch High Carbon Steel Fixed Blade Knife with a 7 inch Drop …

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What’s the Best Family Starter Boat for You?

Family boating is a classic American pastime and beloved activity. Choosing the best boat to get your family started in this iconic activity is a bit less exciting! After many hours of research, writing and testing, we’ve come up with the ultimate starter family boat buying guide!

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The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

What is a tactical tomahawk axe?  Well, it’s actually many things!  It is an axe used by soldiers in the field for breaching. It can also be used by a hobbyist to clear tree limbs, cut wood, and throwing. It is also a great survival tool for the coming Zombie Apocalypse. It really is a must-have for anyone who doesn’t want …