Camp Knives

A good camp knife must fulfill several different roles. Some do certain tasks better, like food prep or bushcraft. Having lots of different knives, I will tailor what I bring to what I expect to need them for. If I’m deep in the woods and far away from home, I

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Review: Two in One Camping Lamp

I’m always on the lookout for good camping lanterns. Most of the store-bought ones use extremely cheap and low-efficiency LED emitters, so I always pay attention to ones that use a good emitter like a Cree. This one uses a Cree Q5 LED emitter in it. A shady company asked

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Review: Bleuet Pocket Stove

These little “pocket stoves” are everywhere nowadays. It’s a neat idea: Something portable, light and reliable to boil water or heat food. It’s basically just a small, wind-resistant metal platform to sit a small cup or pot over with some type of solid or gel fuel beneath it. There’s nothing

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Dad’s In Idaho May 2012

Bobby and I had a great time in Idaho. The weather finally warmed up for a trip outdoors, but it was still a little chilly on our outing. I think it got down to 29 degrees! Bobby’s tent. He chose smooth terrain but on an incline. Found a nice clearing

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