Tag Archives: outdoors

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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New ITS Elements Morale Patch Collection Reminds You to Wash Your Spirit Clean

Today we’re excited to be adding the new limited edition ITS Elements Morale Patch Collection to the ITS Store! These highly… 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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The Best Way Out is Always Through: Lessons Learned On the Road

Operating on a recommendation from another couple that had recently passed through Jackson, WY we bouncily climbed dirt roads in… 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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Recycling old Topo Maps for use as DIY Waterproof Notebooks

Toward the end of every backpacking season, I find myself to have accumulated a small stack of topographic maps. As… 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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Squawk Box Broadcast 014: Crazy Military Ideas, The Open Road and Enjoying Nature

The Squawk Box Broadcast aims to highlight a few of the stories that have caught our attention recently. It’s also… View Article

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Survival Techniques: Tips and Tricks to Constantly Improve Your Situation

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

3 of 3 in the series Survival TechniquesWhen you spend time in the wilderness with people who’ve become accustomed to… View Article

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ITS Muster III After Action Report

Our 3rd annual ITS Tactical Muster and Skill-Set Development Excursion has come to a close and I already miss our… View Article

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