Kevin Estela shows preventive measures the outdoorsman can take to ensure he stays found. Common sense, skills and quality gear help in the field but these should not stop him from stacking every odd in his favor before he heads into the field.
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Just because you’re “the hunted” doesn’t mean you have to be “the prey”. Here are my top tips to outlast the chase and make it to safety. Have a plan, but be prepared to improvise. Know that you may have to choose between survival and escape. Sometimes escape may mean succumbing to the elements—weigh the balance and […] Continue Reading
The winner of of the Bug Out Bag Giveaway is Terry Wydick. Thanks to everyone for entering, and check back soon for more giveaways.
HANDGUN: SIG SAUER P226 This weapon set the “Gold Standard” by which all other combat handguns are measured. I’ve fired so many rounds from this gun it would be impossible to count; yet I can hardly remember a single malfunction. In and out of the water, sand and mud – pull it out of its holster and it’s going to fire. You can f[…] Continue Reading
Spend enough time outdoors on end, and eventually the hardship of living outside your comfort zone will wear on you. After a while, you will miss your bed, you will miss the quiet of your house (unless you have kids), and you will miss the feeling of clean. Eventually, you will long for the creature comforts you take for granted[…] Continue Reading
This is a great storage technique used by the Samurai for rapid deployment. Presented by Dan Stanchfield.
I’m a retired Navy SEAL firearms instructor and I currently provide food for my family by running a business that teaches firearms and tactics. So what I’m about to tell you may come as a bit of surprise – You do not need a firearms instructor to improve your shooting. Hopefully by the end of this you’ll be on your way to […] Continue Reading
Ask most shooters what they started with and the majority will say their first real firearm was a .22. The .22lr round is not the largest, it isn’t the fastest and it isn’t the most powerful. The .22 is an easy shooting, accurate and capable round if used correctly. For the most part, .22 ammunition is widely available and comp[…] Continue Reading
Alright, full disclosure: I’m endorsing Kilimanjaro, and I had input in designing some of the line, so be advised of that when you read this review. I’m not exactly impartial; this is a blade that was created to be what I like, what I want to use, at a price point EVERYONE can afford. I’ve always liked “rescue folders”, that is,[…] Continue Reading
A GOOD, FAIRLY LARGE, FIXED BLADE KNIFE This is the *one* tool that you need to make other tools – you can cut with it; make a spear; skin and prepare game; use it as a lever/pry bar, a tent peg, an anchor point, a cauterizing implement, a hammer, an awl…the list goes on. THE KNOWLEDGE AND OR THE TOOLS TO DO EACH OF[…] Continue Reading