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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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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Today Is 'Day Of The Knife'

Happy Knife Day! Today is this year's "Day Of The Knife," a celebration of blades and anything with an edge.
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How To Make Firewood With A Survival Knife

Survival knives (and most fixed-blade knives) can perform some of the functions of an axe. Learn techniques to make a bundle of firewood deep in the forest.
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Know Your Knife: Handle Grip to Blade Tip

Knives are one of our oldest tools, so it makes sense that they have evolved into thousands of styles since the first person chipped one out of stone. This guide explains important features to consider when buying a new knife for the outdoors.
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Sunscreen? The Answer Is 'Yes'

Skin damage and skin cancer is a risk for anyone, but for those of us who spend hours, days and weeks at a time outside, the stakes are elevated.
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First Look: Big Agnes 'Two Room' Family Tent

This tent has two separate sleeping quarters connected by a large covered vestibule. The design provides a little privacy. Our editor reviews the Wyoming Trail 4 family camping.
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Alone With Lions: Thru-Hiking The 'PNT'

The author senses something during this section of the Pacific Northwest Trail from Metaline Falls To Oroville, Wash. His story will make you shiver.
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World's Most Insane RV Built For 4-Year-Old

This expedition vehicle is made to support scientific research anywhere on Earth -- and be home for a young child. The KiraVan is the coolest RV yet.
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