Field Survival Category

Essential Survival Gear – Thrunite Flashlight

A flashlight is an essential bit of gear for any EDC kit or survival bag. One can use a flashlight for self-defense or illuminate the darkness.  There's a huge difference between el cheapo Walmart special and spending a few extra dollars. I learned the lesson the hard way when it comes to cheap gear. In a nutshell, you get what you pay for, nothing [...]

Going the Distance: Tips for Running Farther and Faster

Running is more popular than ever, and people are pounding the pavement for a variety of reasons, whether they’re trying to drop a few pounds, build their social circle, or even support their mental health. One thing is certain: this sport is fun and it offers a variety of benefits for people of all fitness levels! It’s no wonder, then, that so [...]

Tips for Winterizing Your Workout

Just because the sun sets sooner and the temperatures drop quickly during the winter doesn’t mean your workout needs to freeze up. The winter might be about hibernation for some animals, but if you want to maintain, sustain or even gain on your fitness goals, sleeping through the winter is the last thing you should do. Winter weather can be a major [...]

How to Increase Your Security While Living in the Wild

Security is one of the most important aspects of survival. Once you are in a stable area with some resources, the next step in staying alive is protecting what you have. That means making sure you do not get sick, you can store what you have without risk of losing it, defend yourself, and protect what you have even when you cannot be there yourself to look [...]

Bug Out Bag Review: Tactical Vs Gray Man Packs

It's 2017 and the mass appeal for Bug Out Bags doesn't seem to have settled. Thanks to natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, earthquakes in Mexico and widespread flooding, everyone can see the absolute need for a bug out bag. A well designed pack must have a solid foundation of survival essentials and then build upon that with first aid kits, [...]

Tactical Survival Kit: A-TACS MOLLE Belt Rig

Packing essential survival gear is a no brainer when you start planning your next adventure. Having the basics such as a fire starter and canteen just make sense, no matter the mission or situation. Do a little research to find the best options using gearweare.com and you're well on your way. The big question is how to carry this survival kit. Do you [...]

Bug Out Bag Survival Kit: Fishing And Hunting BOSS

Step into the world of survivalist and prepper gear and you'll find a wealth of survival kits for sale. Roadside emergency? There's a kit for that. Need to start a fire? There's a kit for that and any of your survival needs, except for one - acquiring food. Of course, the first step when it comes snagging your next meal is learning how to fish. You can [...]

How to Form the Habit of Fitness in the New Year

New Year, new you. When this statement is made it is generally met with a deep sigh and an eye roll. However, if you can find it within you to take this phrase to heart, perhaps you will gain some personal ground. Implementing fitness goals can be one of the most daunting tasks you will ever take on but it is also the most rewarding. Here’s a few ways [...]

Survival Uses For Dental Floss

One of the things that’s curious about preparedness is that, the smaller the survival item, the more uses it seems to have. Bandanas, socks, paper clips, toothpicks and, of course, floss. And I’m going to prove it to you by showing you all the different ways in which this small and dirt-cheap item can save your life in an emergency or during the long [...]

Urban Survival Tips: How To Establish An Observation Post

Establishing An Observation Post It's a New Year and time to discuss neighborhood defense strategies. When the shit hits the proverbial fan, nefarious elements come out to play. The unprepared become the prey in an unstable, dynamic environment.  Take the time now to evaluate and analyze the neighborhood from a tactical perspective. The first step [...]