Exped – Downmat 9 LW Review

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You can buy the Exped Downmat 9 LW at www.urbanoutdoor.dk The Exped DownMat 9 LW is super comfortable, very warm and more compact thanks to the down filling. The thick cushion of air also provides comfort and smooths out uneven ground. And as down compresses extremely well, Downmats pack smaller than other insulated mats of […]

Survival Rumours and Myths

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Boil water for 10 minutes This is one so old; I don’t even know where it came from. I’ve also heard 5 minutes, 15 minutes and even 20 minutes of boiling time. I’ll keep this short… After the water reaches the boiling point, it’s safe to drink, period, end of story. Big bubbles, no troubles. […]

Group Survival

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To survive as a group, activity must be organized so energy won’t be wasted. Just because you are more people in a survival situation don’t mean that you will have an easy time. The more people, the more difficult and confused the situation will seem, and hereby the greater the group’s problems will seem. All […]

Priorities of work in a survival situation

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All survival situations are different regarding the order in which you need to use the different survival skills, but a general guideline is to think in blocks of time. The first 24 hours of survival are critical. You have to make an initial estimate of the situation, weather, terrain, time of day, available recourses and […]

5.11 Tactical – Rush 12 Review

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The RUSH12 Backpack is a high performance multipurpose bag that fills multiple roles, from a tactical assault pack to a hunting backpack to an emergency go-bag. 16 total compartments provide a wide range of storage options, each one sized for a specific use. Additional features on the RUSH12 backpack include an internal admin panel for […]