Category Archives: Gear Lists

How To Build Simple Survival Shelters

Shelters come in all shapes and sizes with the most important being the home we live in. Creating a home away from home will provide safety, security, and comfort...

10 Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste While Camping

UCO Mess Kits can help you reduce plastic waste in 10 ways.

Quick and Easy Anti-Inflammatory Oatmeal in Two-Minutes

This quick campfire oatmeal recipe is a heart and muscle-healthy backpackers choice.

Wilderness Survival Priorities You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Learn the survival priorities to make sure you are staying safe on your next adventure.

Camp Recipe: Quick and Easy Creamy Tuna Pasta

This easy-to-make camp recipe combines comfort food with high-protein tuna.

How to Choose a Headlamp

Our guide to headlamps helps you understand power, fit, brightness and projection to help you know what to buy.

Lantern Buyers Guide – LED vs. Propane

Which type of lantern is for you? Sound complicated? Don’t worry. Here, we shed light on the details.

What does a survival guide think about Candle Lanterns?

Do you need this item in your kit? Survival Instructor Dan Wowak gets real helps you improve your kit in 3 minutes...

How to Keep Your Electronics Charged While Camping and Hiking

Even if you only follow some of these tips, you'll see a major boost to the battery life of your devices on your next camping trip! 

10 Mistakes People Make While Camping and How to Avoid Them

Numerous things can go wrong when you are camping and sometimes it’s completely out of your control, but other times it’s your own mistakes that can ruin your trip.

Camp Cooking Tips & Amazing Spicy Chicken Trail Taco Recipe

Blow your friends away with your amazing trail tacos and general tips on camp cooking.

Make Cold-Weather Camping SO Much Warmer – 7 Tips

Ahh, cold-weather camping. There’s so much to love about it: uncrowded trails and parks, getting the first choice of campsites anywhere you go and enjoying fresh, Hot coffee as you watch the morning fog lift right outside your tent.

Holiday Stocking Stuffers People Actually Want

As the Holidays quickly approach, it’s time to begin finding gift ideas that will be a hit with even the most tricked-out gear junkie. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite items that we know will make you a hit with your family and friends:

5 Best Ways to Add the Festive to Your Festivities

We want to help you have the most festive holiday yet. Follow these tips and you'll be prepared for anything this holiday season.

A Boulderer’s Wishlist

We asked our resident climbing fanatic, and Product Design Engineer, to spell out his most favorite climbing gear. So if you've got a climber, or any outdoor adventurer on your shopping list this holiday season, read on.

The 10 C’s with Dave Canterbury

Noted survival expert Dave Canterbury shares his 10 C's for survival at the 2015 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show.