You’ve spent hours patiently scoping the woods and waiting for just the right opportunity to aim, fire and down your prey. Flushed with adrenaline and success, you head in to claim your kill. Now it’s time to pull out your hunting knife and get down to the dirty work.
Those who spend a lot of time hiking or backpacking in the wilderness understand the importance of bringing extra food and other emergency supplies. You never know when an accident, injury or wrong turn can cause you to become lost or stranded. In such a situation, your emergency food store would ideally last you until help arrived – but what if it didn’t?
The Pacific Northwest doesn’t have the reputation for crushing heat that some regions have, but in an area known for its heavy rainfall and mild temperatures, the hottest days of summer can stand out sharply in contrast. Some outdoor adventurers like to beat the heat by exploring cool, shady locations such as caves.
As people are increasingly choosing to rely on bicycles as their primary mode of transportation, more and more cyclists are now sharing the road with cars. Because bicyclists are more vulnerable to injury than motorists, it’s important to practice proper bicycle safety in order to remain safe and avoid life-threatening accidents.
There’s safety in numbers, and nowhere is this more the case than on a hiking or backpacking trip. However, there’s also something special about venturing into the wilderness alone, to commune with nature and enjoy the peace of solitude.
Many hunters dream of the day when their children will join them in the woods and learn how to track and kill their own game. Unfortunately, the number of hunters across the nation is steadily dwindling as fewer and fewer kids are exposed to this once-common outdoor activity.
When some people think of tactical flashlights their minds jump to images of firefighters, police officers, and soldiers on the battlefield, with a flashlight tucked into their belt next to a tactical knife. While it’s true that tactical lights have traditionally been used by people in these professions, more and more people are starting to use tactical LED flashlights instead of regular flashlights. The following are four reasons why everyday people are turning to tactical flashlights for all their illumination needs.
Packing for an outdoor adventure involves more than just a warm jacket and thick boots. Every good outdoor enthusiast knows to pack an emergency survival pack. Here are five essential items for every survival pack, no matter where you’re headed.
Whether you are new to spelunking or a veteran cave explorer, it is imperative that you have a quality light source. LED flashlights come in many sizes and levels of quality; thus, there are some important factors to consider when purchasing your light source for spelunking. This article provides some suggestions on what to look for when choosing your LED flashlight.