Hockey Puck-Sized Product To Save Your Life

Small and inexpensive, these six little Survival Pucks contain essentials to start fires, purify water, treat a wound, navigate the wilderness, or build a shelter in a time of need.
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National Geographic Photographer Follows Ansel Adams' Footsteps In New Book

This homage to the grandmaster of landscape photography captures the Sierra Nevada in stunning black and white.
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Hose, Clothes Pin, Hospital I.V. Bag... CamelBak Was 'Wild Invention' In Its Day

It's hard to believe that just 25 years ago, nobody had ever drunk from a hydration pack. Learn how it was invented as CamelBak hits the quarter century milestone.
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First Look: Vulture Equipment 'Cholera' Knife

Survival knives need to be strong, reliable tools that can do anything. Our editor puts the harshly-named Vulture Equipment Works Cholera to the test from Alaska to Colorado.
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Solar Cooker, 'Puffy Pants,' Canine First Aid... 2015 Gear Sneak Peek

We got the scoop on more than a dozen innovative items you need to watch for in 2015.
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Portable Hot Tub For Modern Nomads

Long days on the trail just beg for a soak. Well, hop in this collapsible hot tub and relax.
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In A Blast, One Dam Falls (River Runs Free)

Watch the remainder of a dam that held back the Elwha River for more than 100 years vanish in a cloud of dust and debris.
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VW Camper Vs The Classic Airstream ... Which Do You Choose?

Check out this fabulous infographic that explores the VW camper and Airstream caravan, two of history's most iconic recreational vehicles.
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Need A Knife 'Scalpel-Sharp'? Try A Replaceable Blade

Hunters, anglers and others who need a razor-sharp blade for every cut can benefit from replaceable blade knives. An expert explains more.
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Real Minnesota-Shape Forest Exists In... North Woods Of Minnesota

This amazing tract of forest land is real. No Photoshop needed!
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'10 Boot Giveaway' with KEEN

KEEN has given us 10 pairs of its Durands to get to readers in need of boots now.
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Multi-Tool On A Stick: Crazy 'Survival Staff' Has Interchangeable Weapons, Axe

With a selection of attachments fit for Rambo, the Zubin Axe is an odd and intimidating multi-tool of a walking stick.
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Beer From Gel Packs: Carry Brew Anywhere

Now you can have your beer (and carry it too!) with a kit that turns lightweight packets into bubbly brew -- just add water. Our lucky editor puts Pat's Backcountry beer to the taste test.
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'I Am #OMNITEN' Film Premiere Tonight

From slot canyons to ancient ruins, the Kingdom of Jordan is an amazing place. A new film about the country sponsored by Columbia Sportswear premiers tonight.
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Boil Water, Fold it Down. Metal Bottom, 'Soft' Sides On Camp Cooking Pot

The X-Pot is a unique space-saving solution for cooking in the backcountry.
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No Phone Needed: GPS Watch Sends Texts

Ditch the phone, but still communicate and carry music. That's the claim from Timex about its to-be-released Ironman One GPS+ training watch.
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