Posts Tagged ‘ stuff you don’t need ’

Things You Don’t Need: CamelBak’s All Clear UV water bottle

4 April, 2012
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What is it? The CamelBak All Clear is a medium-sized water bottle (.75 liters) that has an integrated UV light system in the cap. The light is powered by a USB-rechargable battery system and is estimated to be good for about 80 uses per-charge. When used as directed the UV bulb and gentle agitation from…

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Things you don’t need: the Escape Pod edition

9 November, 2011
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There’s a lot of great equipment options out there for those that wish to be ready for trouble. There’s also a lot of crap that will only waste your budget and time.  One such example of the latter is this item that came up back in September. It’s a small, single-person “Noah’s Ark” pod designed…

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Ultralight Tents – things you don’t need, but are pretty cool anyway

16 August, 2011
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So recently, this little gem showed up in several of my favorite social media sites and it struck me as too cool an item not to mention here.    This is the Specialist Solo ultralight tent. It’s a single person ultralight tent (they also make a two person model). What’s an ultralight tent? It’s a camping…

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Survival Thinking: Learning from Camping

12 August, 2011
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Survival Thinking: Learning from Camping

photo credit: aithom2   Camping is a simple, inexpensive, and fun way for everyone to enjoy the outdoors and get away from the rat race of day-to-day life. Regardless of whether you enjoy light-weight, family-style ‘car’ camping or more intensive overland backpacking, camping can provide some interesting lessons in disaster readiness planning. The same thinking…

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Equipment: iLand Everywhere solar charging kit

21 June, 2011
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There is a lot of great equipment out there. It seems every day I start by reading about some clever new piece of technology purpose-built for the military, camping or other venture that would be perfect for filling out an emergency kit. Then again, there are those items that are clever, but are absolutely in…

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