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Climbing Lingo Glossary : Terms You Never Knew

t can be totally intimidating as a newbie climber when you realize you have no idea what your climbing partner(s) or instructor is talking about when they tell you to “use your bashies before you attach the quickdraw!”  The more you learn (and the faster) the better it is.  Here’s our best to get you started quickly!  Please keep in …

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SOG Seal Team Elite Survival Knife – Review

The SOG Seal Team Elite is a bada$$-looking knife that just makes me want to play with it like a schoolboy and fidget spinner (yes, they were popular in 2017 and 2018 okay!?).  It’s a survival knife made by an iconic knife brand in Seattle, WA and it’s designed with undertones of “Bowie” in its design.  Let’s unpack this beauty …

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Benchmade – Bugout 535 EDC

This excellent-looking Amerian made EDC is one of our recommendations since it’s a versatile tool that Benchmade recommends for hiking, backpacking, fishing and camping.  We fell in love with it (well, you know what I mean – we’re not perverts or anything but…. okay, I’ll stop “talking”) and we’d love to tell you all we know about it.  This Benchmade …

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Fenix E18R Rechargeable LED Flashlight

Whoever said big things come in small packages just might have been referencing the new E18R by Fenix. This pint-sized wonder was released in October 2018 and we’ve put it through its paces.  The Fenix E18R Rechargeable LED flashlight features wireless charging, powerful lumens, built-in intelligence and it weighs less than a Zippo.  But does it have what it takes …

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ESEE Junglas Survival Fixed Blade Knife

This is one creatively-named implement!  The Junglas is actually pronounced “HOON-GLASS” (but with a Latin American accent).  Its name is derived from the Colombian Police called “JUNGLA” or Compañía Jungla Antinarcóticos special operations forces.  The original intent was to create a knife that was kind of a machete and kind of a fixed blade knife that was a bit more …

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Best Survival Knife

If you are shopping for the best survival knife on the market, following these simple tips will help you find the best knife and save money. Survival knives range in price, quality, and effectiveness; therefore, getting the best knife truly matters. This KnifeUp guide will walk you through what you should look for in a survival knife as well as the …

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Top 5 Fixed Blade Tactical Knives

What is a Tactical Knife?  Loosely defined it could be a knife that you would expect the military to use.  The actual definition is a knife that has one or more military features, designed for extreme situations, and it may or may not include capabilities that a fighting or combat knife might have. Qualities of a Tactical Knife There are …

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KABAR Becker BK2 Review

As one of the most versatile and popular knives in the market, the KABAR BK2 holds true to its reputation. With the KABAR name attached to it, one will know very well that it can be up to par with its legendary brother, the 1219c. In case you are planning to get one, check out the brief KABAR BK2 review …

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Survival Tools List – What You Need in Case of Disaster

Like it or not, natural disasters happen. Although it is often possible to predict when and where they will happen, this doesn’t negate the extent of their damage at all. This is why individuals are advised not to wait for an announcement before setting up a survival toolkit in order to get through a catastrophe better equipped. As early as …

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Best Survival Flashlight

  Are you searching the internet for “best survival flashlight“?  If so, this article will guide you through the ins and outs of finding a great flashlight that suits your needs as you discover the best flashlight for survival situations. By now, you’ve probably read a lot online –if not, don’t worry, the article walks you through everything–and this article …