Why Self Reliance?

Why Self Reliance? There are 4 core reasons to be self reliant. These aren’t the only reasons, of course. But we, when we decide to be more self reliant one of these core reasons, are usually behind our choice, and rightly so, I would argue. So let’s explore these reasons …

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A Review Of The Solo Stove

Traditionally, when backpacking I carry a gas-fueled stove (such as my Jetboil Zip), but there are circumstances when that’s just not practical. If you’re flying, you’re not going to be able to carry the gas canisters onboard (and you can’t mail them ahead to your destination either…),  and if you …

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LifeStraw Steel Review

Have you ever been camping or hiking and had to drink from a questionable water source? If you’re lucky, it just tasted bad, but if you weren’t then you may have wound up with some stomach distress from the little microscopic critters that were swimming around. If you carried the …

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10 Tips For A Safe Winter Season

‘Tis the season for shopping for gifts, hanging Christmas lights and entertaining. The holidays are coming. Most people prepare for the holiday season but not everyone prepares for the winter season. In some ways preparing for one means preparing for the other, that’s true, but I mean doing things that …

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