-40 sleeping bags represent the most hardcore sleeping gear obtainable, and for an expedition into the back country or mountains amidst the deep-freeze, it’s extremely important to have, because isolated areas take additional time to reach, should anyone need aid – this rig could save your life. Being one of the most critical pieces of [...]
For the past 50 years, Slumberjack has been producing quality equipment for your outdoor and sporting needs. Originally located in Boulder, Colorado, their products have begun to attract attention nation-wide. Slumberjack outdoor equipment can now be found in dealers across the United States and Canada. You may actually recognize several of their products without realizing [...]
The Military Modular Sleep System is an amazing set of sleeping bags which can offer comfort in almost any condition. I have personally used this setup and can vouch for its universal excellence both in the field and at home.
Avid outdoorsman Asher “Dick” Kelty couldn’t find exactly what he wanted in a hiking backpack, so, in 1952, he created his own in his garage. From those humble origins has grown one of the world’s most trusted and beloved outdoor gear companies, and today the Kelty brand offers everything that an adventurer could need from [...]
If you’re looking for a cold weather sleeping bag, you’ve come to the right place. As a former US Marine, I’m sort of “picky” about my sleeping bags, but lucky for you, I’m reviewing my 3 favorite rigs.
Our team has tested some great packs, and the official Government Issue MOLLE Assault Pack stood up to the challenges like a true American champion. This 1850 cubic inch pack only comes in Digital ACU; a camouflage that looks like a pixelated tans, greys, and greens. Most of these packs are used, but that’s a [...]
The “Ghost” is Direct Action’s 72 hour ruck. It has all the features you’d want in a 3 day pack plus a couple of unique features as well.
Direct Action Gear started in Poland, and has since expanded into the US market with an office in New York. Their gear definitely has some unique features which I would simply categorize as “outside the box”. They’ve got three military backpacks, which range in size and available features. The smallest is the “Dust” model, while [...]
We take a look at some important considerations and suggestions
ALICE packs are the old school workhorses of the military. I personally served in the US Marine Corps using one and it was my best friend. We talk about the history and uses of the ALICE pack.