Product Reviews

goTenna: off-grid messages & GPS tracking

The goTenna is an amazing little device that can help you and your family communicate during a grid-down or evacuation situation. Learn more about them.

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Kelty Coyote 80 Backpack

The Kelty Coyote 80 is the right Bug Out Bag for 95% of folks building Emergency Kits. That's a pretty bold statement! Read our review to see why.

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Why Merino Wool Socks are the Best Darned Socks

Taking care of your feet is SO important. You should get some Merino Wool Socks for your Camping needs and Bug Out Bags. Seriously.

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Build The Perfect Bug Out Bag by Creek Stewart

The Bible of Bug Out Bag Build Books! Creek Stewart's book is a must-read for anyone putting together an Emergency Kit. We explain why. 

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UST JetScream Whistle

A good, nay, a great whistle is a must-have item for any emergency kit. The UST Jetscream Whistle fits the bill nicely. See why here.

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5.11 COVRT 18 Backpack

We finally got our hands on the 5.11 COVRT 18 Backpack. Looking for a low-key BOB or EDC that can still offer tactical durability and usability? We've got it.

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Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight Pillow

Including a Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight Pillow to your Bug Out Bag will do tons for your well-being and rest! A must-have item then?

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True Utility FIXR Pocket Tool

Is the True Utility FIXR Pocket Tool a good product to carry with you everyday or in an Emergency Kit? Product Guide and Review here.

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Ontario RAT Folding Knife

The never-ending debate rages on, what is the best knife for your Bug Out Bag? Does the Ontario Rat Folding Knife hold up to it's reputation, does it belong in our BOB or EDC?

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THRIVE Solar Lantern

We got our hands and tested out the inexpensive rechargeable THRIVE Solar Lantern. Is it a good fit for your emergency or camping needs? We found out.

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