Tag Archives: hiking

Summer’s Almost Here: Freshen Up Your Skills Before Heading into the Great Outdoors

Summer’s just around the corner and for many of us, that means heading out into the great outdoors in search of adventure…. View Article

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GORUCK Scars: Repairing Gear that’s Been Burned, Shot, Slashed or Sawed

Chances are that if you’re a regular ITS reader, you’ve probably heard of GORUCK. But in the unlikely event you… View Article

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Understanding the Black Magic behind Sleeping Bag Temperature Ratings

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: Buck is back with a few thoughts on the mystery behind sleeping bag temperature ratings. If you’ve ever… View Article

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How to Rewarm your Body When You Become Cold, Wet and Miserable

If you’ve ever fallen into ice-cold waters, you know what it truly means to be cold. We often think that… View Article

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The Complete Guide to Land Navigation with the Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due… View Article

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It’s Not Survival Gear if it’s Not on Your Body

We recently received a comment about our Mini Survival Kit and it got us thinking. Is the Mini Survival Kit… View Article

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Survival Techniques: Building a Shelter to Live Through the Night

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques

2 of 3 in the series Survival TechniquesWhile there are some elements of survival that we can live without longer… View Article

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Inside the ITS Gear Closet: Backcountry Essentials

As you can see, there’s a lot of gear in the ITS Gear Closet. We have items that get used… View Article

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Coastal California Adventure: ITS and PDW Team Up for Operation Aqua Terra

ITS was recently invited out to San Francisco to meet up with Prometheus Design Werx for a joint operation dubbed… View Article

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The Story of a Blind Hiker, His Foray into Survival and What We Can Learn From It

The Tale Unfolds The man had been hiking for days on the Appalachian Trail. A master ultra-light camper steadily shuffling… View Article

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