Which Survival Water Filter Should I Use – The Sawyer Mini or the LifeStraw?

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In this post, I compare two of the more popular survival water filter options for your bugout, get home and other survival bags. Those two filters are the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System and the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. These are the two water filters I have the most experience with and seem to be the most popular within the survival community. (more…)

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3V Gear Paratus 3 Day Operator’s Pack Review and Winter Gear Dump

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This post and video is my honest gear review on one of my first tactical backpacks – the Paratus 3 Day Operator’s Pack by 3V Gear. I took the pack out on a little weekend adventure and decided to record a quick gear review video for you while I was enjoying the trail.

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Failed Overnight Hiking / Lost In The Woods And Lessons Learned

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn this post, I just want to cover a few things I learned from my latest overnight hike. I ended up calling it quits about 3AM and packing it back up for home. That was the plan anyway. What actually happened was I got so far off track that I spent 1 1/2 hours trying to find the trail I came in on. (more…)

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