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  1. Best Survival Radios

    Person in the wild A survival kit is a pack, in an ‘expedition appropriate’ case such as a bag or bucket, that provides essential supplies during an emergency. It is used to sustain a person with enough life-saving supplies, where the bare essentials cannot be immediately accessed. These supplies can be anything from food to first aid kits, tools, medical supplies, or even clean clothes. Depending on the supplies needed will depend on how much space is required or will be taken up or vice versa, which is important to take into account when packing your kit. Whilst not the hugest concern in the UK, in the rest of the world, if you are embarking on any extended time away from 'civilisation' or mobile signal, a survival radio could mean the difference between surviving or your safety being compromised. Continue reading →
  2. A Popular Pastime: The History of Camping

    A lit-up tent under the stars. Camping is an activity that has been around for many centuries. For many, tent-like structures were homes, where people lived off the land and surrounded themselves by nature. As civilisation developed, camping was reserved for military uses. Continue reading →
  3. The Benefits of Owning a Pocket Knife

    Swiss Army knife on wooden table. For centuries, men have owned pocket knives. Its origins stem back to the first century Romans, utilised by soldiers and explorers. The ultimate portable accompanying tools, the pocket knife was a useful instrument for men who were essentially always on the go, and this time-old tool still has many useful applications to modern-day. We take a look at some of the reasons why a pocket knife (particularly the Swiss Army knife) is a great thing to own and some of the things a pocket knife can do: Continue reading →
  4. Remember the 5 C’s of Survival Next Time You Head Out

    Person lighting a fire in the wild Whether you’re planning on heading out on a camping trip, an overnight hike or something more adventurous, it’s key to remember that you’ll be exposed to the elements. Although this can seem like an invigorating thought at first, it can soon turn sour if you don’t head out prepared. Remember to share your planned route and expected locations with a close friend or relative before you head off, that way, if you lose your bearings, people will know where you are! Continue reading →

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