Continuing our DIY Knot Board Display, today Bryan showcases how to tie the Carrick Bend and how to add to it to make a decorative lanyard knot for things like zipper pulls.
With Wednesday upon us, it’s time for another edition of our Hump Day Happenings, where we provide topical skill-related news, events and products across the web. This week we’re discussing the privacy concerns of facial recognition software, new TECC civilian training and how one man took taco sauce to new limits.
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It’s a powerful episode of Gear Tasting Radio this week, where we discuss keeping devices charged up in the field. In addition to the battery storage methods we use, we also highlight the benefits and drawbacks to rechargeable devices with internal batteries.
If you’re into any level of adventure travel, you’ve probably got a GPS device and some kind of go-to mapping app for electronic navigation. I know it’s one of the most common questions I’m met with on the trails and I typically don’t have a solid answer for people other than “it depends.” This is because the market has become so saturated with products in niche areas that it can be challenging to find affordable options for our weekend activities that can also serve a purpose in the same sphere as our fitness watches. I’m not likely to take a large iPad and a plug-in receiver on a hike where a fitness watch would better serve that purpose. With so many activities and lifestyle factors at play, there has to be a one-size-fits-all option for everyone, right?
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