Posted on 23 July 2012
By Nicolas Borelli
For a few years now I’ve maintained some variation of a “Bug Out Bag” or a “Get Out Of Dodge” bag. All of the bags I’ve used have been provided by my father, and they get better every time. As the years go on and I change my loadout to suit what I perceive as likely threats, from the environment to other people, the bags have changed to keep up, becoming larger and more comfortable. Enter the Tacops Rhino from TSSi, the largest and most comfortable pack I’ve used so far.
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Posted on 22 May 2012
No, I don’t mean you should strip to a loincloth and go see if you can survive with just a knife. what I do mean is that if you’re going to go out and enjoy nature; if you’re going to “escape civilization” and all the negative energy and stress that comes with it; if you’re going to go out and enjoy nature, then you should do so with an eye toward getting in touch with your inner animal. Read the full story
Posted on 22 February 2012
Just as I have recently espoused performing a “spring bugout practice,” I also think this is the right time of year to prepare for the summer camping season. Now, depending on HOW you camp, “prepare” means different things. Still, whether you use a tarp, a tent, your truck bed or a camper as your camping shelter, there are preparations to be made. All of us carry water in some way and that requires preparation. We carry and cook food which requires preparation. So, this brief blog entry is sort of a check-off list of the things you need to do to insure that you’re prepared for the summer camping season to avoid inconveniences or discomforts once you’re already in the field. Read the full story