Stryke Pants from 5.11

Review Stryke Pants from 5.11 By Andy Sargeant If you thought tactical pants were just baggy battle dress without the camo-pattern, you might have to think again. The New Stryke Pants from 5.11, Tactical ... Read More...

Lifesystems Firestarter Kit

Review By Tony Bristow Need a compact firelighting solution? This could be just what you're looking for. We've had the Firestarter kit for a while now and used it a number of times in different conditions fr... Read More...

Our Stone Age Experience

By Naomi Walmsley “I awoke from a version of sleep to feel snow on my face! My only comfort was that snow meant the rain had passed. I had escaped from our cave, escaped from the only thing offering us any p... Read More...

Foraging for the beginner, Pt 2…

Article By Alan Smylie Part one can be found here So last time we touched on a basic introduction to foraging including why foraging is so rewarding, basic law and what you could call common sense wit... Read More...

Jack Pyke “Woodsman” folding Knife

Review Woodsman Folding Knife By Craig Birse-Johnson The woodsman is one of the smaller bladed folders from the Jack Pyke range of knives. What drew me to it more than the others was its interesting “wasp... Read More...

Wisport rucksack and pouch

Review Wisport rucksack and pouch By Mark Aspell Wisport is a very popular brand in its native Poland – and is yet to make its name in the UK. Wisport was formed in 1984 and as well as rucksacks and pouche... Read More...

JETBOIL: JETBOIL FLASH AND ACCESSORIES

Review Jetboil Flash and Accessories By John Fenna I have owned and used one of the original Jetboil stoves for many years and have found it a great bit of kit. Over the years Jetboil have allowed th... Read More...

Magic biscuits

Article Magic biscuits are a good simple way of helping to light your fire. There are a few ways of creating these from cotton wool balls dipped in vaseline to face pads soaked in wax. Items needed are ... Read More...

11 Ways A Condom Can Save Your Life

Article by Creek Stewart Including CONDOMS in survival kits is not a new idea. People have been packing them in mini survival kits for as long as I can remember – using them primarily as an expandable WATER... Read More...

Osprey Exos 58 – Review

Review- There's something to be said when a framed rucksack arrives in a box that's actually heavier than the rucksack! Manufacturers Description “Super Lightweight Backpacking The Exos 58 is the go-to p... Read More...

Helle Temagami

Review Helle Temagami Bushcraft/Survival Knife By John Fenna The Helle Temagami Knife, designed by Les Stroud of “Survivorman” fame, is available in 2 versions – laminated stainless steel (HEL 300) and lam... Read More...

Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife

Review Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife By John Fenna Mora Knives are renowned for being excellent cutting tools at a reasonable price, delivering quality without costing a fortune and therefore proving the i... Read More...

Cartridge Case Matchbox

DIY - Cartridge Case Matchbox by MartiniDave Ever since I first saw the cartridge case matchbox in Ray Mears Survival Handbook I’ve rather liked the idea. Being a shooter empty 12 bore cartridge cases are v... Read More...