VSSL’s Essentials survival kits cover key bases for outdoor adventure

Canadian outdoor gear company VSSL has added to its line of sleek, cylindrical survival kits with a new collection dubbed the “Essentials.” The compact new kits are designed to cover shelter repairs, fire-starting, navigation and cooking, all while add… Continue reading VSSL’s Essentials survival kits cover key bases for outdoor adventure

Garmin Mini 2 digital survival beacon throws lifeline farther off-grid

When Garmin acquired DeLorme in 2016, it immediately upgraded its outdoor offerings with the addition of the inReach line of two-way emergency satellite communications beacons. Two years later in 2018, it improved upon the inReach design by shrinking i… Continue reading Garmin Mini 2 digital survival beacon throws lifeline farther off-grid

4-in-1 FoldAxe multitool packs light for survivalists on the move

Back in 2018 we caught wind of versatile multitool called the Combar from Israeli startup Aclim8, which carried a hatchet, spade, hammer, wood saw and knife into a hardy package for outdoor adventures. The company has now introduced a lighter version o… Continue reading 4-in-1 FoldAxe multitool packs light for survivalists on the move

Mobile H2O generator pulls drinking water from air for off-grid nomads

For over a decade, Israeli atmospheric water generator (AWG) company Watergen has been one of the players working to refine and grow air-to-water technology that can efficiently pull water vapor out of the air and collect it as fresh, filtered drinking… Continue reading Mobile H2O generator pulls drinking water from air for off-grid nomads

Grab-and-go overland stove kit cooks dinner for camping or survival

The founder of Trayvax wallets and Kimbo campers, Mark King, brings together the worlds of everyday carry (EDC) and overland adventure with his latest product, the Trayvax Ration. Something of a vehicle-adventure survival tool, the Ration packs a singl… Continue reading Grab-and-go overland stove kit cooks dinner for camping or survival

18-function multitool wrenches gear, starts fire and plenty more

Built to travel with tinkerers and DIYers from garage, to work, to distant outdoor spaces, the new Caliber X from Tools Mule takes a different tack on multitooling. The compact, skeletal chassis disguises an 18-function, wrench-out build meant for ever… Continue reading 18-function multitool wrenches gear, starts fire and plenty more